Monthly Archives: April 2014

Action research: Maximising the local impact of anchor institutions in the Leeds City Region

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has recently launched its Cities, growth and poverty programme exploring what can be done at a city level to create more and better jobs, and to connect these jobs to households in poverty. Anchor institutions have …
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British Council – Researcher links workshops

The British Council invites applications for its researcher links workshops initiative. This supports bilateral workshops that bring together early-career researchers to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. Research disciplines vary between countries. …
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Assistive, adaptive and rehabilitative technologies sandpit – call for participants

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council invites applications to support attendance at its assistive, adaptive and rehabilitative technologies sandpit. This enables researchers at any stage of their career and from a wide range of disciplines to come together and …
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Leverhulme Trust – Artists in residence grants

The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its artists in residence grants. These enable UK universities and museums to foster new creative collaboration with an artist working in a discipline outside the institution’s usual curriculum. There must be a distinct contrast …
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Innovation in location-based services

The Technology Strategy Board invites applications for its call on innovation in location-based services. This aims to support projects that capitalise on the increasing accuracy, coverage and speed of global navigation satellite systems and other non-satellite technologies to build innovative …
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Enhancing the value of interactions with digital content

The Technology Strategy Board invites applications for its call on enhancing the value of interactions with digital content. This aims to help businesses enhance the value of interactions with and consumption of digital assets, with an emphasis on the creative …
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Knowledge exchange fellowship: ESRC and Future Cities Catapult

The Economic and Social Research Council, in partnership with the Future Cities Catapult, invites expressions of interest for its knowledge exchange fellowship in the area of cities and urban transformations. The fellowship will contribute to developing knowledge for tackling barriers …
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Marc Fitch Fund for Publication Grants

The Marc Fitch Fund small grants awards contribute towards the costs of publishing scholarly work in the fields of British and Irish national, regional and local history, archaeology, antiquarian studies, historical geography, the history of art and architecture, heraldry, genealogy …
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New International Funding Programme to Address Global Challenges (UK/ International)

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) has announced the launch of new global research funding programme Transformations to Sustainability. The programme will support researchers from the social, behavioural and economic sciences to take the lead in developing international Transformative Knowledge …
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Event: “What Price? Public Health and Welfare Reform in the North East”

The What Price? Public Health and Welfare Reform in the North East conference will take place on Wednesday June 11th and is being held at the Business & Law School, City Campus, Northumbria University, Newcastle. Once again, this is a …
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