Funding calls

We provide an overview of the latest research for international development funding opportunities in the UK: ranging from major initiatives to small research grants, workshop and travel grants, prizes and awards, and individual fellowships and studentships.

Find more information on major UK funding sources here, or explore the wider picture of UK funding for international development research here.

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International Travel Award Scheme (ITAS)

Ongoing

The International Travel Award Scheme (ITAS) aims to help scientists add an international dimension to their BBSRC-funded research by making and establishing new contacts with...

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Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Annual Call for Proposals

Ongoing

R2HC aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The R2HC programme is the product of a strategic partnership between the UK Government (DFID), the Wellcome Trust, and the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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Healthcare Impact Partnerships Call 2018/2019

Deadline: 23 Aug 2018

EPSRC is inviting proposals for Healthcare Impact Partnerships. A budget of at least £5 million is available to support projects that progress previous EPSRC-funded research towards generating impact in healthcare. This call is intended to support novel Engineering and Physical Sciences research that is aligned to the Healthcare Technologies theme strategy and contributes to at least one of the Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges.

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Newton Advanced Fellowships

Deadline: 5 Sep 2018

This award is currently available to international early career group leaders to develop their research by linking them with some of the best research groups in the UK. The aim...

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Global Professorships 2018

Deadline: 12 Sep 2018

This new programme is supported under the UK Government’s National Productivity Investment Fund. It aims to demonstrate and further enhance the UK’s commitment to international research partnerships and collaboration as well as strengthen the UK’s research capacity and capability in the humanities and the social sciences.