Category Archives: Research news

Ernest Rutherford Fund

The new £100 million Ernest Rutherford Fund has been announced, with the aim of attracting highly skilled researchers to the UK. Announced by Universities Minister, Jo Johnson, the Rutherford Fund will be jointly administered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) …
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Nuffield Foundation Research, Development and Analysis Programme

Following the launch of their new five-year strategy, the Nuffield Foundation has announced a new £20 million Research, Development and Analysis grants programme to align their funding priorities with the strategy. The programme seeks to build the capacity of the …
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ESRC-AHRC Migration Leadership Team

The ESRC and AHRC invite proposals for a Migration Leadership Team to provide intellectual leadership for, and maximise the impact of, the Councils’ combined migration research portfolio. It is anticipated that this will involve a collaboration between at least two …
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NERC Forthcoming Newton Fund Activities

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has released details of forthcoming calls for proposals, which are under development and will be released as part of the Newton Fund.  These are: Ganga Delta – Bay of Bengal Interactions.  A joint programme with …
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ESRC: National Coordinator for the European Social Survey

The ESRC has pre-announced a call for applications for the position of National Coordinator of Rounds nine and ten of the European Social Survey. The European Social Survey (ESS) is an academically-driven cross-national survey, conducted since 2001, which aims to …
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AHRC Research in Film Awards 2017

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Research in Film Awards are designed to encourage, stimulate and acknowledge the considerable body of work created at the interface between research and film.  The awards showcase, reward and recognise the best of …
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Pre-Announcement: Second GCRF Collective Fund Call

Research Councils UK has announced that a second Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Collective Fund call will be launched in late summer 2017.  This call is intended to establish a cohort of large-scale Global Challenges Interdisciplinary Research Hubs, which will …
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UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP)

An alliance of research funders including charities, Research Councils and the UK Health Departments are pooling resources to support the UKPRP, a new initiative in prevention research.  A funding call will follow later in 2017. The aim is to address …
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Access to ARCHER

The EPSRC has announced its Spring 2017 ARCHER Resource Allocation Panel Call. ARCHER (Advanced Research Computing High End Resource) is a national high performance computing (HPC) facility for academic research.  The EPSRC manages access to ARCHER on behalf of the UK …
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Horizon 2020 Postdoctoral Researcher Placements

Horizon 2020’s SME Innovation Associate is seeking postdoctoral researchers to take part in year-long placements.  The Association aims to help European companies to recruit the best talent for research and innovation, and under this initiative, is seeking to fund the recruitment of …
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