Posts tagged: Funding Opportunity

NWCDTP Collaborative Doctoral Award scheme opportunity 2022-23

The North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership is made up of a partnership of seven institutions in the North West (Keele, Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester, MMU, RNCM and our own University of Salford). The AHRC-funded scheme offers academics and non-HEI organisations from the private, public or third sectors the opportunity to develop a bespoke, three-year PhD […]


Research Impact and Public Engagement (RIPE) Fund 2021/22

The vision of the University’s Innovation Strategy 2021-2026 is to be recognised as a global leader of challenge-led research and solutions-focussed enterprise, delivering responsible innovation for economic, environmental and social impact. ‘Impact’ is defined in the broadest sense, encompassing positive benefits for academic research, business and wider society, across any type and size of organisation, […]


ESRC Festival of Social Science – Call for applications deadline 30 July 2021

The University of Salford will again partner with the Economic and Social Research Council, the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University to host the ESRC Manchester Festival of Social Science throughout November 2021. The call for applications to host events is now open! Deadline for submission of applications is Friday, 30 July at 4pm. […]


Cuts to ODA Research funding

Dear colleagues, if you have previously applied to Global Challenges Research (GCRF) or Newton funding? Please be aware that these funding might be affected by the planned government cuts to Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding. As a result, these cuts also affect other UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding which would typically require ODA/GCRF co-funding. […]


UK participation in EU Programmes for Research, Innovation and Higher Education

Following Brexit, the following is an update regarding UK participation in Horizon Europe and other EU programmes  As part of the agreement reached between the UK and the EU, the UK has announced that it will associate to Horizon Europe. Association will give UK scientists, researchers and businesses access to funding under the programme on equivalent terms as organisations in […]


Research Impact Fund 2020/21 – Special Call

The Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy 2017-2027 places impact at its heart, with one of its core values being to ‘transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries to deliver innovative fundamental and applied research with impact’. With this in mind, the Research Impact Fund is offering individuals and groups up to £3000 that must be match-funded by their […]


It’s that time of the year!

Dear Colleagues, It’s that time of the year when the University shuts down for Christmas holidays.. The Research Development Team will be working until Friday December 18, 2020. We will be opening in the new year..precisely January 04, 2021. We wish you all a great break..and look forward to a great year!


Research Funding Application Notification Now Online

Have you prepared a bid or grant application for submission in the past few months? Did you notice that there are a few changes in the process? Here are the changes: * Colleagues need to complete a Grant notification form (NGA). * The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) must sign the NGA. * A requirement […]


Research Impact Fund – Special Call

To support researchers at Salford in becoming more ‘impactful’, the University operates an internal Research Impact Fund, which offers: up to £1000 that must be match-funded by your School/Research Centre, to individuals and groups in support of activities that reflect the University’s desire to increase the impact and reach of its research, and/or highlight strategic […]


Impact Case Study Resource Fund 2019/20

Based on REF2014 data, a 4* impact case study is estimated to be worth at least £324,000 to an institution in QR funding over the course of the REF cycle. This is the equivalent value of around 5 to 6 outputs. Given that the weighting for impact has increased in REF2021 from 20% to 25% […]