Monthly Archives: February 2013

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants New Call for Proposals

The British Academy is currently inviting applications from scholars for the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme, which is administered by the Academy. Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Applications for collaborative or individual …
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Joseph Rowntree Foundation – Young people and alcohol: evaluating interventions funded by Thinking Differently

This call for proposals supports a successful contractor or consortium in evaluating the effectiveness of three separate interventions aimed at reducing young people’s alcohol-related harm through provision of practical and sustainable skills. The Thinking Differently programme seeks to identify new …
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ESRC – Retail knowledge exchange opportunities

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its retail knowledge exchange opportunities. This call aims to promote the application of social science within non-academic communities. Projects may address issues across the retail sector, though ESRC is particularly interested …
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Arts and Humanities Research Council – Cultural value project grants

The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites applications for its cultural value project grants. These are for projects which advance innovative ways of defining, evidencing and evaluating the various ways in which arts and cultural activities bring value to individuals …
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UGC-UKIERI thematic partnerships

The UK-India education and research initiative of the British Council and the University Grants Commission invite expressions of interest for their thematic partnerships. These facilitate collaborations between faculties and researchers, and enable registered PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in India …
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Royal Academy of Engineering – Industrial secondments

The Royal Academy of Engineering invites applications for its industrial secondments. These allow teaching staff in higher education institutions to gain up-to-date knowledge and first-hand experience of current industry working practices, enabling them to improve the quality and industrial relevance …
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Health services and delivery commissioned workstream – self-care: a focus on the effectiveness of re-ablement interventions

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites applications for studies on self-care: a focus on the effectiveness of re-ablement interventions, under its commissioned work scheme. This call is aimed at the examination of the organisation, delivery and …
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Centre for Economic Policy Research – Exploratory 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 enable researchers to explore new approaches to the study of firms in low-income countries and develop new …
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DFID/ESRC growth research programme

The Economic and Social Research Council and the Department for International Development invite applications for their growth research programme. This will fund world-class scientific research on issues relating to economic growth in low-income countries, with high potential for impact on …
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Institute for Local Governance and ‘Poverty & Social Exclusion’ event – Durham University 15th March

There may be trouble ahead: what we know about those 120,000 ‘troubled families’ Friday 15th March 2013 10:00 – 12:00 Holgate Room, Grey College, Durham University, Current government policy on social justice hinges on the claim that there are 120,000 …
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