Monthly Archives: August 2012

NIHR Public Health Research programme

The NIHR’s Public Health Research (PHR) programme has released the following calls: – Which interventions maintain and/or increase physical activity in older people?  Closing date: 1pm, 29th November 2012. – Nutrition in early years.  Closing date: 1pm, 11th December 2012. – Transport …
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NESTA: Alliance for useful evidence

The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) invites expressions of interest for its alliance for useful evidence call.  The call seeks researchers, writers and consultants with experience of research and writing for policymakers for short projects.  This will involve writing accessible …
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British Academy mid-career fellowships

These fellowships are designed to support humanities and social science researchers who have already published works of intellectual distinction or have established a significant track record as an excellent communicator and ‘champion’ in their field.  Fellows are freed from normal teaching and …
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Latest EPSRC calls

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council has recently released these calls: – UK-India partnership in smart energy grids and energy storage technologies, a joint call with the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi for research projects focusing on …
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EPSRC / ESRC – New economic models in the digital economy grants

As part of the RCUK digital economy programme, EPSRC and ESRC invite applications for this call.  The aim is to engage more with business schools and economics researchers, to address under-representation in existing grants.  New participants to the Digital Economy programme are encouraged to link …
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Nuffield Foundation – Grants for research and innovation

Research and innovation grants will support research, practical experiments or development work in the following areas: children and families – helps to ensure that the legal and institutional framework is best adapted to meet the needs of children and families; …
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ESRC/Hong Kong bilateral

The Economic and Social Research Council, in collaboration with the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, invites applications for its collaborative projects programme. The purpose is to foster bilateral collaborations between social scientists in the UK and Hong Kong. For …
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New AHRC website launched

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) website has been re-designed following extensive consultation with key stakeholders over the last year.  The new site offers a wide range of improvements including accessibility for disabled users, clearer and more consistent navigation and …
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Latest EPSRC calls

RCUK Digital Economy Theme: ‘Telling Tales of Engagement’ Competition 2012 Invitation for proposals: The RCUK Digital Economy Theme (DET) is running a competition designed to help capture and promote the impact that your digital economy research is having. Closing Date: …
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British Council – Young education leaders award

The British Council, in partnership with Microsoft, invite applications for the young education leaders award. These awards recognise three young education leaders from around the world who have contributed significantly to the development of globally aware, globally competitive young people …
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