Monthly Archives: July 2012

Joseph Rowntree Foundation Poverty and ethnicity: social networks call

This call on poverty and ethnicity: social networks aims to explore how the experience of accessing social networks differs across a range of people in different ethnic groups and how this impacts on their ability to escape poverty. In particular, …
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How can employment and skills policy or practice reduce poverty?

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation invites applications for its call on how employment and skills policy or practice can reduce poverty. This call is for projects that deliver insights into effective policy and practice solutions through employment and skills that might …
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Economic and Social Research Council – Future research leaders

The Future Research Leaders scheme aims to enable outstanding early-career social scientists to acquire the skills set to become the future world leaders in their field. Proposals are welcome in any topic that falls within the ESRC’s remit. The council …
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Call launch workshop for ESRC Google data analytics social science research

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its Google data analytics social science research. The call supports projects that demonstrate the potential of how publicly accessible online data, analytical and presentational tools, such as those provided by Google, …
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New national digital repository for social and economic data

Continuing access to the UK’s most valuable collection of social and economic data has been secured with a £17 million investment over five years for the UK Data Service. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) the new …
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Design for wellbeing: ageing and mobility in the built environment

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is leading a call with the Economic and Social Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council and invites proposals from interdisciplinary consortia for evidence led research into ageing and mobility in …
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Public health research programme – commissioned call for proposals

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites proposals for commissioned research projects under the public health research programme. Applications are invited to: conduct research on which interventions maintain or increase physical activity in older people. (Closing date: …
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Efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme – researcher-led workstream

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research and the Medical Research Council invite outline proposals under their efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme researcher-led workstream. The EME programme is intended to help bridge the gap between preclinical studies and …
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Research Challenges in Geological Storage for Carbon Capture and Storage

EPSRC, as part of the RCUK Energy Programme invites proposals for collaborative research projects to undertake fundamental engineering and physical sciences research to tackle challenges around geological storage that will help advance carbon capture and storage towards deployment. The scope …
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Design for a future climate – climate-resilient infrastructure

The Technology Strategy Board, in collaboration with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, invites applications for its design for a future climate – climate-resilient infrastructure competition. This competition will fund the development of innovative solutions to increase the …
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