Posts tagged: Internal funding

INTERNAL RESEARCH SUPPORT FUNDS 2017/18: Special Call for Applications

11 April 2018

We are inviting high quality applications to a special call of the internal research support fund. A condition of this call is that awards must be spent by 31 July 2018. The form can be found on Research development website, here.

Form and Guidance Notes

Overview

This form enables you to apply for internal research funding, which supports a range of activity based on the following criteria:

  • Sustainability of research, e.g. demonstrably leading to further research bids, collaborative projects, significant publications, or access to new research funds;
  • The contribution that the application will make to the research strategy of both the Research Centre / School and wider University;
  • Evidence of the applicant’s research and career ambitions.

What can be Funded?

The Research Support Fund will support a range of research-related activity such as participation at conferences of international standing, the preparation of large-scale bids (in general over £150,000, depending on the discipline) for external research funding, or lead to outputs of REFable quality. It will cover direct costs such as travel and accommodation, teaching time buy-out and research assistance, and conducting preparatory research trials. Under normal circumstances 50% matched funding must be evidenced, either from internal or external sources (above 50% matched funding will be at the discretion of the review panel, except for conference participation). There are limit to what funds are available and conference participation will be capped at £750 and for other activity such as bidding development or a pilot project a maximum of £3,000. There is no set format for your visit or project and examples of activity that could be funded include: read more

Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarships 2016-17

17 May 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarship scheme 2016-17 is now open for applications.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarship is a one year scheme that offers focussed support to promising early career researchers across the university. All scholars will become members of a network that will meet on a regular basis to discuss research ideas and share expertise. These meetings will offer scholars the opportunity to discuss new developments in their research area. Furthermore, a tailored training programme and a dedicated support for bid writing activities will be provided. read more

Launch of 2016-17 Internal Research Funding Scheme

16 May 2016

The Research & Enterprise Development Team are pleased to announce that the internal research funding scheme for 2016-17 is now open and accepting applications.

Following a review of all schemes, we have revised our internal funding provision and now offer funding support for a range of research activity via a single application process.  Details and guidance can be found in the application form (see below).

Please note that the Research Impact Fund will continue to be run as a separate scheme. For details and queries about this scheme, please contact Chris Hewson.

The new scheme will run on a call basis with four deadlines spread across the year as follows: read more

Internal funding support available for research and academic staff

8 November 2013

The Research & Innovation Division administers a number of internal strategic funds to support research activity across the university.

The various schemes offer support for a range of research-related activities, including scholarships aimed specifically at Early Career researchers. Funds are available for activities ranging from support for bidding/proposal development and paper presentations at key conferences in your disciplinary areas, to Open Access publishing and commercialisation of research. read more