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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.

  • UK-South Africa joint initiative on mental health

    ESRC, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) are pleased to invite research proposals to the UK-South Africa mental health initiative.

    This Newton Fund initiative will provide funding for high quality collaborative research projects focused on addressing mental health in South Africa. In total, up to ~£3.43 million / ZAR 56 million over three years will be made available for this initiative.

    The funders are inviting research...

    Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 2 May 2018
  • UK-South Africa Joint Initiative on Mental Health

    The MRC, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) are pleased to invite research proposals to the UK-South Africa mental health initiative.

    This Newton Fund initiative will provide funding for high quality collaborative research projects focused on addressing mental health in South Africa.

    In total, up to ~£3.43m/ ZAR 56m over three years will be made available for this initiative.

    As this is a joint UK/SAMRC...

    Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 2 May 2018
  • Grants Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship

    The Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship provides long-term flexible funding for senior career researchers recruited or retained to a UK university or research institution in fields identified as a strategic priority for the host department or organisation.

    The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine.

    The scheme is jointly funded by ...

    Deadline: 2 May 2018
  • Grants International Collaboration Awards

    This award is up to three years and offers an exciting opportunity to foster and promote international collaboration between outstanding research groups in the UK and overseas, with a view to supporting work on global challenges and problems facing developing countries. 

    The objectives of these challenge awards are to: 

    Support the development of sustainable collaborative partnerships between outstanding researchers in the UK and the best research groups in developing countries to...
    Deadline: 3 May 2018
  • ESRC CONACYT Newton call for collaborative research: Smart Cities in Mexico

    The Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) and the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) invite joint applications for collaborative projects between Mexico and the UK which seek to enhance understanding of Smart Cities.

    This collaboration is supported by the Newton Fund. All applications under this call must therefore be compliant with Official Development Assistance (ODA) guidance...

    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 3 May 2018
  • Smart Cities in Mexico

    The Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) and the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) invite joint applications for collaborative projects between Mexico and the UK which seek to enhance understanding of Smart Cities.

    This collaboration is supported by the Newton Fund. All applications under this call must therefore be compliant with Official Development Assistance (ODA) guidance...

    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 4 May 2018

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