Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dunhill Medical Trust – Serendipity awards

Serendipity awards are intended to fund the testing of a novel idea that comes from an unexpected clinical or laboratory observation, or from well-grounded practice, with the objective of obtaining proof of concept, and providing sufficient evidence to convince other …
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Upgrade to SHERPA/JULIET Released

The Centre for Research Communications has announced the release of an upgrade to its SHERPA/JULIET service, the go-to database of research funders’ open access policies. SHERPA/JULIET now has grown to cover 110 funders.  

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New Joseph Rowntree Foundation calls

International and historical anti-poverty strategies: evidence and policy review This seeks a literature review about international and historical anti-poverty strategies and approaches. The review should look at prior, current and potential policy and practice interventions and their impact on poverty, …
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Higher Education Academy – Impact of the shifting UK higher education landscape on learning and teaching

The Higher Education Academy invites applications for its impact of the shifting UK higher education landscape on learning and teaching call. This seeks to understand, discuss and debate the impact of the recent changes in UK higher education policy on …
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EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites call for feasibility study proposals

This call for feasibility study proposals seeks technology readiness level 1 to 3 research that will aid the fundamental understanding of composites manufacturing. Feasibility studies should examine a subject area in the field, review activity in it, identify key challenges and …
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Sir Halley Stewart Trust – Social and educational research grants and medical research grants

Social and educational research grants Applications are welcomed for the feasibility or piloting stage, or the dissemination or practical implementation stage of projects that, as well as having wider implications, are likely to improve the conditions of a particular group …
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Assessment of national employer skills and government business support programmes

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs invites tenders for assessment of national employer skills and government business support programmes. The project is required to help build a better picture of whether economic growth in rural areas can be …
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Douglas Bomford Trust

The Douglas Bomford Trust invites applications for funding projects over £1,500. The objective of the fund is to advance knowledge, understanding, practice, competence and capability in the application of engineering and physical science to agriculture, horticulture, forestry, amenity and allied …
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Technology Strategy Board – Technology inspired innovation

The Technology Strategy Board, in collaboration with Scottish Enterprise, invites applications for its technology inspired innovation call. The aim of this call is to fund collaborative research and development projects that advance innovation across the key enabling technology areas of …
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NIHR Workshop: Research into Primary Care Interventions

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) commissions leading-edge scientific research focused on improving the health and wealth of the nation. The NIHR is keen to increase the volume and impact of research on the evaluation of health care interventions …
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