Posts tagged: ESRC

EPSRC/ESRC – Re-Distributed Manufacturing: Call for Networks

6 May 2014

New funding opportunity

ESRC – What Works Programme on Poverty Reduction

5 February 2014

Funding opportunity

Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 15th October 2013

15 October 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information. 

UK Funders

AHRC – Cultural Value Project Targeted Call. Closing Date: 7th November 2013. AHRC – Creative Economy Showcase 2014: Expressions of Interest. Closing Date: 27th November 2013. ESRC – Europe – China call for collaborative research on The Green Economy & Understanding Population Change. Closing Date: 3rd December 2013. NERC – Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation Fellowships. Closing Date: 20th November 2013. TSB/EPSRC – Towards zero prototyping. Closing Date: 27th November 2013 (registration) Department of Health – Policy Research Programme. Closing Date: 12th November 2013. NIHR –

Efficacy & Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme: Researcher-led read more

Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 20th September 2013

20 September 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information.

UK Funders

ESRC – Alcohol Misuse Research. A total of between £750,000-£1.5m available for projects lasting up to 5 years. Closing Date: 29th November 2013. TSB – Better Health Outcomes. Up to £100,000 available for projects lasting 6 months. Closing Date: 31st October 2013. TSB – Supply chain innovation towards a circular economy. Projects up to £1m in value, lasting up to 24 months. Closing Date: 18th December 2013. NIHR – Public Health Research Programme. No fixed limits on cost or duration. Closing Date: 19th November 2013. Royal Academy of Engineering – ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award. Up to £40,000 available. Closing Date: 21st October 2013. UKIERI – Knowledge Economy Partnerships. £5,000-20,000 available for partnerships lasting up to 1 year. Closing Date: 28th October 2013. Joseph Rowntree Foundation – Poverty and Ethnicity: Exploring the links through quantitative research. JRF anticipate commissioning between three and seven projects of 10 months’ duration from a total budget of £150,000. Closing Date: 16th October 2013. Alzheimer’s Research UK – Interdisciplinary Research Grants. Up to £250,000 available for projects lasting up to 3 years. Closing Date: 24th January 2014. Cancer Research UK – Drug Discovery Project Grants. Up to £200,000 available for projects lasting up to 2 years. Closing Date: 5th November 2013. Association for International Cancer Research – Project Grants. Up to £200,000 available for projects lasting 3 years. Closing Date: 25th October 2013. The Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund –

Junior Research Fellowships read more

New agreement to simplify joint UK-US research applications

6 September 2013

Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the United States have entered into a new agreement designed to help support international research partnerships between the two countries.

The new two-way lead agency agreement enables a simplified and flexible process for researchers wishing to apply for UK-US collaborative research funding, using the usual systems and processes of the respective funding agencies.

The new agreement is first being piloted by the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate of the NSF (SBE) in partnership with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). read more

Funding Opportunities Digest – 6th September 2013

6 September 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information.

UK Funders

AHRC – Care for the Future: Large Grants. Approximately two to four grants worth between £2 million and £4m over a period of between 36 and 60 months are available. Closing Date: 10 October 2013 AHRC – Collaborative Skills Development Grants. Funding of up to £60,000 for up to 18 months. Closing date: 19 September 2013 AHRC – Collaborative Skills Development Grants: Early Career Researchers. Funding of up to £5,000 for up to one year is available. Closing date: 19 September 2013 BBSRC – China Partnering Awards. Grants of up to £30,000 over a period of up to 4 years. Closing date: 27 November 2013 EPSRC – Energy Management in Non-Domestic Buildings. Funding of up to £500,000 for individual projects. Closing date: 3 October 2013 (Intention to Submit) / 5 November 2013 (Proposals) ESRC/Research Grants Council of Hong Kong – Collaborative Projects Programme. The funding limit is set between £15,000 and £99,999 (at 100 per cent full economic cost; funded at 80 per cent) for UK element of the joint project. Closing date: 18 October 2013 TSB/MRC Biomedical Catalyst – Business-led Early Stage Award. Awards may last up to three years and receive up to £2.4 million in funding, with a funding proportion of 60 per cent of eligible project costs for SMEs. Closing date: 2 October 2013 TSB – Future Energy Management for Buildings. Projects expected to range in size between £300,000 – £1m, lasting for 1 -3 years. Closing date:  27 November 2013 (for Expressions of Interest) The Royal Society – Paul Instrument Fund. Grants of up to £75,000 available. Closing date: 16 October 2013 Defra – 

Testing Innovative Approaches for Achieving Sustainable Behviours read more