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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.

  • Connected Nation Pioneers awards

    A new awards competition, Connected Nation Pioneers, that will recognise exceptional UK doctoral students whose research contributes towards the development of a Connected Nation, is announced today by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

    The competition is being sponsored by Dstl, Facebook, BT, Samsung, Huawei, Thales, Amazon and NVIDIA.

    EPSRC's Chief Executive, Professor Philip Nelson, said: The increasingly interconnected nature of our society is...

    Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 26 April 2018
  • Call for Proposal for research on Vulnerability & Resilience in Somalia

    Budget : upto  £ 75,000

    Proposal Submission Deadline: 26 April 2018

    Background

    Somalia has experienced several periods of famine and regular food crises (mainly in 1991‐1992, 2006, 2008 and 2011).[i] Existing research shows that Somalia’s indicators of humanitarian wellbeing (e.g., prevalence of food insecurity and malnutrition) have been markedly poor...

    Deadline: 26 April 2018
  • Energy and Economic Growth General Call for Applications

    The Energy and Economic Growth General Call for Application welcomes research proposals that relate to EEG’s four priority areas: electricity reliabilitygrid accessrenewable energy, and ...

    Deadline: 30 April 2018
  • Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund

    Closing date for Notification of Intent: 30 April 2018

    Closing date for Full Proposals: 16:00 BST on 17 May 2018

    NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund (GPSF). The Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund allows UK environmental science researchers to forge new partnerships and networks with the best international researchers wherever they are located and seed collaborations that will be sustained beyond the lifetime of the grant.

    Proposals for...

    Natural Environment Research Council
    Deadline: 30 April 2018
  • Pre-announcement: Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund 2018

    NERC is launching a new annual scheme, the Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund, to support UK environmental science researchers to establish new collaborations with international partners. This scheme replaces NERC's International Opportunities Fund (IOF).

    The Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund will support UK environmental science researchers to develop new, 'best with best' international partnerships and networks, which underpin the development of long-term collaborations.

    Key...

    Natural Environment Research Council
    Deadline: 1 May 2018
  • The Bellagio Center Academic Writing Residency

    The Academic Writing residency is for university and think tank-based academics, researchers, professors, and scientists working in any discipline. Successful applicants will demonstrate decades of significant professional contributions to their field or show evidence of being on a strong upward trajectory for those earlier in their careers.

    The Center has a strong interest in proposals that align with The Rockefeller Foundation’s efforts to promote the well-being of humanity,...

    Deadline: 1 May 2018

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