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Funding

Explore and understand the global development research funding landscape and find the latest selection of funding opportunities, ranging from major research grants and prizes, to individual fellowships, studentships and training.

  • ESRC-ICSSR Newton call for collaborative research on urban transformations in India

    The UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) invite joint applications for collaborative projects between UK and Indian researchers which seek to enhance understanding of urban challenges and issues in India and achieve economic and social understanding of concerned areas in India.

    We invite proposals to address one or more of the following topics:

    Urban planning, governance and management Formal and informal...
    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 1 August 2017
  • ESRC-ICSSR Newton call for collaborative research on urban transformations in India

    The UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) invite joint applications for collaborative projects between UK and Indian researchers which seek to enhance understanding of urban challenges and issues in India and achieve economic and social understanding of concerned areas in India.

    We invite proposals to address one or more of the following topics:

    Urban planning, governance and management Formal and informal...
    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 1 August 2017
  • Newton Fund UK-China Agritech Challenge 2017

    Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) are investing up to £8 million (£4 million each) in projects that use cutting-edge technologies to solve agricultural challenges in China.

    The aim of this competition is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and China. Innovate UK, BBSRC and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) are funding this competition as part of the Newton Fund.

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 2 August 2017
  • Climate Justice Innovation Fund

    As a recognised leader in the field of climate justice, the Scottish Government has launched the CJIF to catalyse the development of effective innovation which we hope will lead to breakthrough solutions in supporting African communities to build resilience to the worst effects of climate change.

    The CJIF is open to any Scottish-based organisation, working with an in-country partner (or partners), to support the delivery of climate justice-related projects which demonstrate innovation...

    Scottish Government
    Deadline: 7 August 2017
  • ESRC-AHRC Migration Leadership Team

    The ESRC and AHRC are pleased to invite proposals for a Migration Leadership Team to provide intellectual leadership for, and maximise the impact of, their combined migration research portfolio. 

    This is a complex and wide-ranging portfolio, and we anticipate that the appointment will involve a collaboration of two or more individuals bringing complementary senior level expertise in this area.  The team will play a vital role in:

    providing strategic and intellectual leadership...
    Economic and Social Research Council, Arts and Humanities Research Council
    Deadline: 8 August 2017
  • Design and Delivery Sprint: Alternative Models for Enterprise Finance in Zimbabwe

    FSD Africa will provide financial rewards and access to specialist consultants to the msot promising ideas. The competition mechanism may attract VIPs and media interest, which in turn will help raise awareness.

    Specifically, FSD Africa will provide a £10,000 grant to up to three winning concepts as judged by a panel of technical and consumer group (MSME) representatives (Panel A). This seed capital will help test designs, buy in expert support and clarify the business case.

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    Department for International Development
    Deadline: 11 August 2017

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