NERC – Standard Research Grants (including New Investigator Grants)

By Mar.06, 2014

Funding opportunity

Title

Standard Research Grants (including New Investigator Grants)

Funder

NERC

Deadline

22 July 2014

Value

Up to £1.2m

Aim

Standard Grants is an open competition for curiosity-motivated basic, strategic or applied research in the environmental sciences. Standard Grants (Responsive Mode) supports excellent research in response to unsolicited ideas from research groups, teams or individuals, in any area relevant to the remit of NERC. NERC promotes unrestricted and innovative thinking; proposed research can be pure, applied or policy driven and must seek to address, or provide means to address – clearly defined science questions.

NERC’s scientific remit: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/themes/

Length

Not stated

Eligibility

For New Investigator Grants, eligibility is restricted to those at the outset of their independent scientific career. Applicants must be within three years of first becoming eligible for NERC funding as a PI (account will be taken of any career breaks) and must not have received research funding from any source, as a PI, that included post-doctoral research assistant staff support costs.

Details

http://www.nerc.ac.uk/funding/available/researchgrants/typesofaward/standards.asp


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