Monthly Archives: August 2011

NSF/EPSRC Materials Proposals 2011

Proposals are invited for the UK component of the Materials World Network: Cooperative activities in materials research between U.S. investigators and their counterparts abroad call, jointly funded by the National Science Foundation and the EPSRC. The call is an initiative …
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SYNTHESYS funding

SYNTHESYS aims to produce an accessible, integrated European resource for research users in the natural sciences.¬† Funding is available to provide scientists based in European Member, Associate and Candidate States to undertake short visits to utilise the infrastructure (comprising the …
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Foundation of Nursing Studies – Patients first programme

The patients first programme provides support and facilitation to clinically based nurse-led teams to help them to develop, implement and evaluate locally focused innovations that improve patient care in any healthcare setting across the UK. The teams taking part in …
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British Academy – Postdoctoral fellowships

The¬†postdoctoral fellowships scheme is designed to enable early-career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment, which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of …
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RCUK-FAPESP – international partnership and networking scheme

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications via the Research Councils UK-State of Sao Paulo Research Foundation bilateral agreement for its international partnership and networking scheme. Under this scheme, bilateral applications, which involve international collaborative teams from the UK …
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Economic and Social Research Council – Retail knowledge navigator

The retail knowledge navigator will act as a broker between the social science research base and users or research from the UK retail sector, promoting knowledge exchange and encouraging greater collaborations. The navigator will be required to develop potential leads …
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National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) – The subsidised arts: a training ground for the creative industries?

NESTA invites proposals on behalf of Creative and Cultural Skills, and supported by Arts Council England, to explore the hypothesis that the subsidised arts and cultural sector serves as a training ground for the commercial creative industries. The research should …
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Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) – Global thought leadership research and panel discussion programme

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills on behalf of UK Trade and Investment invites tenders for its global thought leadership research and panel discussion programme. A number of global research projects will be commissioned on a variety of sectorial …
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British Academy research projects

Academy research projects typically share the characteristic of being infrastructural projects or research facilities, intended to produce fundamental works of scholarship, in most cases for the use of a variety of disciplines, rather than to produce interpretative works or monographs. …
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The Royal Academy of Engineering ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award 2012

The ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award has been established to identify entrepreneurial researchers, working in UK universities in the field of electrotechnology, who are at an early stage in their career. The award will be presented to an individual or team …
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