Monthly Archives: April 2012

Royal Society India-UK Scientific Seminars

The India-UK Scientific Seminars scheme is for mid-career scientists who want to organise a small three-day scientific seminar between groups of scientists from India and the UK. The meeting may take place in either the UK or India and may …
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Royal Society – International Exchanges Scheme

The international exchanges scheme is for scientists in the UK who want to undertake collaboration with scientists overseas through either a one-off visit or bilateral travel. The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding …
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Department of Health – Invention for innovation (i4i) product development awards

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites applications to its invention for innovation product development awards. The awards support and advance the research and development of innovative healthcare technologies and their translation into the clinical environment for …
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Technology Strategy Board – Low carbon truck demonstration trial

The Technology Strategy Board, in collaboration with the Department for Transport, invites applications for its low carbon truck demonstration trials. This competition aims to encourage and assist UK road-haulage operators to buy and use a small trial fleet of low …
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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council – First grant scheme

The first grants scheme helps new academics apply for research funding at the start of their careers. Applicants must have been appointed to their first academic lecturing appointment in a UK university within the previous 36 months, or still be within …
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National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts – Evaluation of project Oracle

NESTA wants to commission a high quality, rigorous evaluation of project Oracle during its second phase to understand what mechanisms are effective at generating high quality evidence amongst providers, whilst also ensuring this information is useable and used by decision …
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European Science Foundation – Research conferences scheme

The European Science Foundation invites proposals for high-level research conferences to take place in 2014 within the framework of its research conferences scheme. This supports conferences organised around the following topics: •molecular biology; •physics or biophysics and environmental sciences; •social …
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Foundation for Canadian Studies in the UK – Canadian studies development programme

The aim of the Canadian studies development programme is to allow UK HEIs with an established interest in Canada-linked teaching and research to develop the sustainability of these activities. The programme generally supports the arts, humanities and social sciences but …
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British Educational Research Association – SAGE practitioner research award

SAGE practitioner research awards aim to support and encourage excellence in the application of research in practice; disseminate the results of practitioner research and practice; and help practitioners to improve the quality of their work by example. One award will be …
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Society for Educational Studies – Small grant awards

Small grants aim to stimulate research in education, particularly by those who are starting their research careers. Applicants must be affiliated with a British university, college or school, and be or become members of the society. The maximum grant available is …
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