Monthly Archives: June 2012

Joseph Rowntree Foundation – Independent review of JRF’s involvement in Bradford

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation invites proposals for an independent review of the foundation’s involvement in Bradford. The external review should assess the overall impact of the foundation’s work in Bradford to inform the future direction of this and other JRF …
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EPSRC UK and India Partnership in Advanced Manufacturing Research Challenges

Call for research programmes of up to three years in length that involve both UK and Indian researchers. To address the research challenges identified at a workshop held earlier this year. Closing Date: 27 September 2012 http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/open/Pages/ukindiasadvmanpartnership.aspx    

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Bupa Foundation – Philip Poole-Wilson Seed Corn Fund

The Philip Poole-Wilson Seed Corn Fund invites proposals for exploratory/pilot research projects in any of the Foundation’s areas of interest. These are: Surgery Preventive medicine and epidemiology Health information and communication between patients and health professionals Health at work Mental …
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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council – SUPERGEN solar energy challenge

The SUPERGEN solar energy challenge call will support collaborative research projects to undertake fundamental research that will advance solar energy technology towards deployment. The remit of this call addresses the following areas: systems-level challenges; efficiency, sustainability and stability; socio-economics. Materials …
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Research for patient benefit programme

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites proposals under its research for patient benefit programme. The scheme aims to support high-quality research that will be of direct benefit to users of the NHS in England. The programme …
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British Council – Research on Universities, employability and inclusive development

The overall project will analyse similarities, differences and contextual explanation across research sites in five countries (Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and UK). In each country data and analysis will exemplify trends relating to a selected range of universities. Cross …
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Health Foundation Improvement science fellowships

Improvement Science Fellows will develop original, applied research that makes a real difference to improving healthcare in the UK. Applicants should have an MD or PhD in any discipline supporting scientific efforts to improve healthcare, including any clinical or health-related …
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Centre for Economic Policy Research – Exploratory research grants

The Centre for Economic Policy Research, through its private enterprise development in low-income countries initiative, invites applications for its exploratory research grants. These grants will enable researchers to explore new approaches to the study of firms in low-income countries and …
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Multiple Sclerosis Society – Innovative awards

Innovative awards provide support for short-term, small-scale projects to allow researchers to explore new ideas in MS research that might merit further support. The MS Society is interested in the following research areas: care and services research, such as relieving …
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Higher Education Academy – Enhancing the attainment of black and minority ethnic students

The Higher Education Academy invites applications for its strategic development grants programme. These grants seek to support the higher education sector to implement interventions to contribute to the attainment of black and minority ethnic students and to contribute to knowledge …
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