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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.

  • Future Metrology Hub - Call for Feasibility Studies

    The EPSRC Future Metrology Hub is offering funding for a number of feasibility studies to conduct novel research at TRLs 1 to 3 in three distinct areas: 1) Photonic integration for metrology sensors, 2) Novel methods for automating metrology, and 3) Measurement in challenging environments.  Projects can include the development of new technology for metrology, new techniques to utilise existing technologies or novel applications for metrology which yield a step change in manufacturing...

    Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 23 February 2018
  • MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2018

    The MRC and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards.

    This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA. The African Research Leader (ARL) should be supported by an enthusiastic...

    Department for International Development, Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 27 February 2018
  • MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2018

    The MRC and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards.

    This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA. The African Research Leader (ARL) should be supported by an enthusiastic...

    Department for International Development, Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 27 February 2018
  • CONFAP – THE UK ACADEMIES Fellowships, Research Mobility, and Young Investigator Awards for UK researchers in Brazil

    The fourth round opens on 23rd October 2017 for applications and will close on 28th February 2018 at 12.00 midday Brasília Time. Brazilian State Funding Agencies, articulated by its National Council (CONFAP), are launching a call for proposals offering support to researchers based in UK Universities and Research Institutions, who are willing to work in research institutions in Brazil, in collaboration with local colleagues.

    For further information, please contact fundonewton [dot]...

    Deadline: 28 February 2018
  • International Placement Scheme 2018

    The IPS scheme has been reopened and applicants are invited to submit applications to the following world-leading, international institutions:

    National Institutes for the Humanities (NIHU), Japan Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA), Shanghai, China Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA

    This is an annual programme providing Research...

    Deadline: 28 February 2018
  • Pre-call announcement: Climate Change Priority

    ESRC are committed to funding social science research relating to climate and environmental change, and have invested over £50 million in recent years. We are now investing £23 million in a series of strategic investments over five years that will build on this research-base.

    New research will be funded that covers a broad spectrum of social science relating to climate change. It is expected that successful projects will be social science led but will draw on disciplines from within...

    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 1 March 2018

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