Monthly Archives: October 2015

British Academy Skills Innovator Awards

The British Academy invites applications for its quantitative skills innovator awards. This scheme, formerly known as the skills acquisition awards, promotes innovative research methods using languages and quantitative skills within the social science and humanities, using skills development, acquisition, collaboration …
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Joseph Rowntree Foundation International policy and practice review: How do cities lead an inclusive growth agenda?

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation wants to identify cities that champion an inclusive growth agenda. The aim is to generate evidence and ideas which can influence UK city leaders. Across a range of good practice cities, they want to assess: -The …
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Launch of NIHR Fellowships Programme 2016

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are pleased to announce the launch of Round 9 of the NIHR Fellowships Programme 2016. NIHR Fellowships support outstanding individuals to become the health research leaders of the future by buying out their …
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Wellcome Trust Seed Awards in Science

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its seed awards in science. These enable researchers to develop a novel idea to a position where it may compete for a larger award from the trust or another source. Their exploratory nature gives …
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RAEng Newton Fund Research Collaboration Programme – Engineering

From 2014-2019 the Newton Fund will invest a total of £375 million in research projects, collaborations and partnerships. The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) administers the Newton Research Collaboration Programme to support international exchanges, of between three months and one …
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New Innovate UK Competition for Developing Digital Media Technologies

Innovate UK is to invest up to £4 million in a new collaborative R&D competition ‘Cross-platform Production in Digital Media‘ to stimulate innovation in the UK’s creative industries by addressing convergence in digital media technologies – specifically the technical challenges …
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Innovate UK collaborative R&D call: optimising food composition: fat, sugar, salt and fibre

Innovate UK is to invest up to £10 million in collaborative R&D projects to enhance the nutritional quality of food and drink through the reduction of sugar, salt and fats, and through an increase in dietary fibre. The aim of …
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Researcher workshop – NIHR Themed calls: Prevention and treatment of obesity

On 19 January 2016 a workshop is being held at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal FC, London, to support applications to the themed call in prevention and treatment of obesity, which will open in December 2015. The workshop is open to …
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The Responsible Gambling Trust – Gambling-related harm research

The Responsible Gambling Trust has issued an open invitation to tender for a new programme of research into ’Gambling-related harm: what does this term involve and how best to measure and account for it in Great Britain?’ The programme provides …
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DST – NRF Fellowships for Early Career Researchers from the UK 2016

The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in partnership with the United Kingdom Academies (under the United Kingdom-South Africa Newton Fund) are pleased to announce the Call for applications for DST-NRF Fellowships for Early …
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