Monthly Archives: June 2016

Statement from Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, on higher education and research following the EU referendum.

Statement from Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, on higher education and research following the EU referendum

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British Academy Sustainable Development Programme

The British Academy is launching a new, competitive research funding call, as part of the Government’s £1.5 billion Global Challenges Research Fund. The British Academy Sustainable Development Programme, open to UK researchers, will provide grants to interdisciplinary, policy-oriented UK research, …
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Newton Fund Research Collaboration Programme – Engineering

Newton Fund Research Collaboration Programme – Engineering Funding available for engineering researchers to undertake exchanges between the UK and Newton Fund partner countries. The Royal Academy of Engineering is offering the Newton Research Collaboration Programme to facilitate international exchanges, lasting …
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Automatic Threat Detection of Firearms SBRI Competition

Automatic Threat Detection of Firearms SBRI Competition Funding to develop methods, focusing on advanced algorithms for use with existing x-ray scanning equipment, to improve the detection of illegal firearms and ammunition in order to further strengthen the ability to prevent …
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Wellcome Trust Seed Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Wellcome Trust Seed Awards in Humanities and Social Science Small, one-off grants to develop innovative research ideas in the medical humanities, social sciences and ethics with the aim to develop the proposal to a competitive state where it could attract …
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Public Health Research (PHR) Programme: Community Engagement

This commissioned call ’16/09 – Community Engagement’, seeks proposals for research intended to identify what interventions – using a community engagement approach – are effective in improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities. The NIHR operates the Public Health …
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UK-China PhD Placement Programme

Funds are offered to PhD students and their supervisors from the UK and China to spend up to one year conducting research in a higher education establishment in China or the UK. The research may be in the fields of: …
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AHRC Leadership Fellows Scheme – Early Career Researchers

The AHRC Leadership Fellows Scheme has recently been revised to enhance the development of research leadership across the arts and humanities. This route of the scheme aims to help researchers in the early part of their career to fulfil their …
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Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Strategic Networks

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Strategic Networks In order to support the GCRF’s goals, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have announced a £3 million investment in a cohort of Strategic Networks. These Networks will span multiple academic disciplines, …
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EPSRC Call for Capital Investments in National and Regional Tier 2 High Performance Computing

EPSRC Call for Capital Investments in National and Regional Tier 2 High Performance Computing The key objective of this call is to refresh and reinvigorate the tier 2 HPC layer and ensure that it continues to be fit-for-purpose in the …
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