Monthly Archives: September 2011

Royal Society Industry fellowships

The industry fellowships scheme aims to enhance knowledge transfer in science and technology between those in industry and those in academia in the UK. It provides opportunities for an academic scientist to work on a collaborative project with industry, or …
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Royal Society – Research grants

The Royal Society invites applications for its research grants. The scheme provides seed-corn funding for early-career stage scientists who want to purchase specialised equipment and consumables, or for academics to research the history of science. Grants cover all areas of …
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British Academy – 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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British Academy Small research grants

The British Academy invites applications for its small research grants. Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Funds may be used to facilitate initial project planning and development, to support the direct costs of …
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British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship Scheme

The mid-career fellowship scheme supports outstanding individual researchers with excellent research proposals and promotes public understanding and engagement with humanities and social sciences. The aim of the scheme is to allow successful applicants to obtain time freed from normal teaching …
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Evaluation of initiatives funded by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund

The National Institute for Health Research through their Public Health Research programme is interested in receiving high-quality outline applications to the researcher-led workstream to evaluate health-related outcomes of initiatives funded by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund. For more information, please visit: www.phr.nihr.ac.uk/fundingopportunities/Local_Sustainable_Transport_Fund.asp …
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JISC digital content: WWI

JISC is inviting tenders to research key aspects of potential World War One (WWI) digital content development in readiness for the centenary commemoration of the conflict from 2014 onwards.  This research is intended to provide understanding in three key areas: WWI …
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AHRC Connected Communities Scoping Studies

AHRC is calling for scoping studies and research reviews as part of their Connected Communities programme, focusing on Arts and Humanities perspectives on communities. The aim is to further develop the perspectives that arts and humanities can bring to our understanding of communities and …
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Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowships

The Leverhulme Trust is calling for applications to its Major Research Fellowships in the Humanities & Social Sciences. These awards allow established, distinguished researchers to devote themselves to a single research project of outstanding originality and significance, for two or three years.  …
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Technology Strategy Board: carbon abatement technologies

The Technology Strategy Board has announced the second round of its Carbon Abatement Technologies programme.  Up to £4.5 m will be allocated to innovative projects with strong elements of technology demonstration.  These should be business-led, with academic support as required. The …
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