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Wellcome Trust Seed Awards in Humanities and Social Science

The Wellcome Trust’s Seed Awards in Humanities and Social Science enable researchers to develop innovative ideas to the point where they can be competitive for a larger award, such as from the Trust or other funders. The funding will support …
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ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund Calls

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has pre-announced the commissioning of four new calls under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The GCRF is a five-year £1.5 billion funding stream, announced as part of the Government’s 2015 spending review. …
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ISRF Flexible Grants for Small Groups

The Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) has issued a call for Flexible Grants for Small Groups. The ISRF supports independent-minded researchers to explore and present original research ideas which take new approaches, and suggest new solutions, to social problems. There …
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ESRC-AHRC Migration Leadership Team

Funding available for a Migration Leadership Team to provide intellectual leadership for, and maximise the impact of, the combined ESRC-AHRC migration research portfolio. Funding is available from the ESRC to a maximum of £500,000, the application deadline for which is …
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ESRC Transformative Research Call

ESRC will shortly be launching the fourth round of the ESRC Transformative Research call. The aim of this call is to provide a stimulus for genuinely transformative research ideas at the frontiers of the social sciences, enabling research which challenges …
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EqUIP Pre-Announcement Call for Collaborative Research on Sustainability, Equity, Wellbeing and Cultural Connections

The EU-India Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities (EqUIP) is a three-year Coordination and Support Action funded under the Social Sciences and Humanities programme of the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Development (FP7). It is implemented by a …
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Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences

The 2017 call for the Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences has been announced.  Funding is provided for international collaborative research projects in the social sciences, which bring together researchers from France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.  …
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Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences pre-announcement

The Open Research Area in Europe (ORA) partners have announced their fifth joint call for proposals, which is due to open in Spring 2017. This is a collaborative, transnational funding agreement between four major European research agencies: Agence Nationale de …
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João Havelange Research Scholarship on Football

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is offering scholarships to encourage academic research connected with football in any of the following fields: law, economics, sociology, ethics, geography, history and medicine. Applicants are free to choose the subject area of their …
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British Academy / Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants

The next round of the British Academy / Leverhulme Trust’s Small Research Grants programme will open on 12th April 2017, with a deadline of 24th May 2017. These grants support primary research in the humanities and social sciences – up …
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