Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sustainable prosperity: the social science and economy of the nexus Expressions of Interest: scoping workshop

The ESRC and British Academy are co-hosting a unique scoping workshop designed to explore issues around sustainable prosperity. This interactive event aims to bring a diverse range of people and perspectives together to discuss novel ideas and fresh approaches to …
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ESRC Research seminars competition

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its research seminars competition. This supports multi-institutional groups of academic researchers, postgraduate students and non-academics who meet regularly to exchange information and ideas with the aim of advancing research within their …
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Research for Impact: Disabled People programme

The Big Lottery Fund has announced the launch of a new fund that will focus on researching and developing strategies for independent living and giving a greater voice for disabled people across the UK.   The £5 million Research for …
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Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Programme – 2014 Call for Applications

Cancer Research UK invites applications to the Marie Curie Cancer Care research programme. This funds high-quality research in palliative end-of-life care for those with cancer and other advanced progressive life-limiting illnesses. Projects may address: •pain control at home for patients …
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Leverhulme Trust Early-career fellowships

The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its early-career fellowships. These aim to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers but with a proven record of research in the UK. It …
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AHRC Digital transformations amplifications awards

The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites proposals for its digital transformations amplifications awards. This open call aims to take previous or existing research activities to another level, through new collaborations and partnerships, by crossing disciplinary boundaries or engaging new …
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Understanding the challenges of the food system

The Economic and Social Research Council and the Food Standards Agency, under the global food security programme, invite proposals on understanding the challenges of the food system. Funding will support research around the safety and confidence effects of different approaches …
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Health reform evaluation programme: supplementary research call

The Department of Health invites applications for its supplementary research call under the health reform evaluation programme. This seeks to fill gaps identified across the main reform themes in the original health reform evaluation programme call. Proposals are invited across …
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India-UK collaborative industrial research and development programme

The Technology Strategy Board, in collaboration with the Indian government’s Global Innovation & Strategy Alliance, invites applications for the India-UK collaborative industrial research and development programme. This supports business-led collaborative R&D projects between Indian and UK companies, working with academic …
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DFID/ESRC China and Africa research programme

The Economic and Social Research Council and the Department for International Development invites applications for their China and Africa research programme. This aims to critically evaluate what lessons China’s economic development transformation can offer other developing countries, particularly in low-income …
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