Changes to ESRC Research Grants funding thresholds

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has introduced changes to the funding thresholds for their Research Grants scheme. They currently accept applications between £200,000 and £2 million. Under the new arrangements the lower threshold will rise to £350,000 and the upper …
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Open call for mitigating, preventing or reducing poverty in the UK through housing policy or guidance

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation invites proposals for its open call for mitigating, preventing or reducing poverty in the UK through housing policy or guidance.  Funding supports a project, led by an early-career researcher, that will meet the gaps in the …
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Royal Society Pairing Scheme

Each year the Royal Society’s pairing scheme pairs 30 research scientists with UK parliamentarians and civil servants. By spending time together in Westminster and the researcher’s labs, participants learn about each other’s work and gain a greater insight into how …
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Wellcome Trust Frontiers innovators meeting

The Wellcome Trust invites applications to participate in its frontiers innovators meeting. Funding enables junior researchers to attend the frontiers meeting on life at the interface, taking place from 22 to 23 September 2015 at the Wellcome Collection, London, which …
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Systems Integration of Energy Supply and Demand Scoping Workshop

EPSRC, as part of its contribution to the RCUK Energy Programme, is inviting expressions of interest to attend this one-day workshop to engage in discussion to identify research challenges in the area of systems integration of energy supply and demand. …
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Call for proposals for research on transnational education

The British Council invites proposals for its research call on transnational education in India. This supports research that informs and advises the UK higher education sector on the changing landscape and the current operating environment for transnational education in India. …
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Event: Fourth Fuse Physical Activity Workshop New Frontiers in Measuring Physical Activity

Fourth Fuse Physical Activity Workshop New Frontiers in Measuring Physical Activity Friday, 15th May 2015, 9.00am – 4.00pm The Gateway, room GW2, City Campus, Sunderland University The overall aim of the Physical Activity workshops is to share knowledge about physical …
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Event: Doctoral consortium on managing your academic career

Doctoral Consortium on Managing your Academic Career Thursday 4th of June 2015 10am – 5pm Newcastle University Business School, Room NUBS 4.20 This one-day developmental event aims to support doctoral students by facilitating conversation, discussion and exchange of ideas with …
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ESRC National Centre for Research Methods call for methodological research projects

The ESRC and the Department for International Development invite proposals for the National Centre for Research Methods call for methodological research projects. This supports projects that undertake methodological research in one or more of the following areas: digital devices and …
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British Academy/Leverhulme small research grants

The British Academy, in association with the Leverhulme Trust, invites applications for its small research grants. These are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Funds may be used to facilitate initial project planning and development, …
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