Making science work for development

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.

  • STFC Global Challenge Research Fund Foundation Awards 2017

    This call is supported through STFC's GCRF allocation. The aim of this activity is to support projects with the aim of accessing the untapped potential of STFC's community to contribute to addressing challenges in developing countries. Up to £4m over two years will be available in this call for projects which will lay new foundations and build on existing ones to:

    Address challenges faced by low and/or middle income countries through disciplinary and interdisciplinary projects Strengthen...
    Deadline: 5 September 2017
  • Cultural Heritage and Development in Egypt

    AHRC and the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) of Egypt are pleased to announce a joint call for Research Grant proposals addressing the theme of 'Cultural Heritage and Development in Egypt'. Funding of up to £350K is available per project and awards will be expected to have a maximum duration of 36 months.

    The aim of this call is to allow researchers from the UK and Egypt to work collaboratively on research projects, which addresses key challenges related to Egypt's...

    Arts and Humanities Research Council
    Deadline: 5 September 2017
  • Newton Advanced fellowship

    Royal society and Academy of medical sciences request applications for the Newton Advanced Fellowship. This scheme provides established international researchers with an opportunity to develop the research strengths and capabilities of their research group through training, collaboration and reciprocal visits with a partner in the UK. The skills and knowledge gained should lead to changes in the wellbeing of communities and increased economic benefits.

    Deadline: 5 September 2017
  • UK-Malaysia urban innovation challenge 2017

    Innovate UK is investing up to £3 million for projects that use cutting-edge solutions to improve cities in Malaysia.

    The aim of this competition is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and Malaysia. Innovate UK and PlaTCOM Ventures, Malaysia are funding this competition, administered by the Newton Fund.

    Projects should address one or more of the...

    Deadline: 6 September 2017
  • Newton Advanced Fellowships

    This scheme provides established international researchers with an opportunity to develop the research strengths and capabilities of their research group through training, collaboration and reciprocal visits with a partner in the UK. The skills and knowlede gained should lead to changes in the wellbeing of communities and increased economic benefits.

    Deadline: 6 September 2017
  • RCUK-CIAT Newton-Caldas Fund Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems programme

    ESRC, BBSRC, NERC and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture are pleased to announce a new UK-Colombia programme in sustainable tropical agricultural systems supported by the Newton-Caldas Fund.

    Proposals for the pump-priming phase of this call will be developed at a project scoping workshop to be held at CIAT Headquarters in Cali, Colombia, on 30 October - 2 November 2017. Applications for academic participaiton in this workshop are now open.

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Economic and Social Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council , Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 6 September 2017

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