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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.

  • BBSRC India partnering awards

    BBSRC India partnering awards are now open. 

    The aim is to set up partnership links between UK and overseas laboratories; promote the exchange of scientists - particularly early career scientists and; promote access to facilities.

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 17 November 2017
  • SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Catalyst grants (outline bids)

    Outline proposals are invited for a catalyst grant call as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience (SHEAR) research programme, funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and NERC.

    This catalyst grants call will aim to support small projects with a maximum project size of £250,000 (100% full economic cost), with UK institutions eligible for 80% full economic cost and overseas organisations eligible for 100% direct project costs. The total...

    Natural Environment Research Council
    Deadline: 21 November 2017
  • EqUIP call for collaborative research on sustainability, equity, wellbeing and cultural connections

    The EU-India Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities (EqUIP) is pleased to pre-announce its first research funding call.

    The call aims to bring together social science and humanities funders in India and Europe to support excellent and innovative research on sustainability, equity, wellbeing and cultural connections. The emphasis of the research will be on Indian and European dimensions, in both contemporary and historical contexts.

    With a total funding of €5.5 million, it...

    Arts and Humanities Research Council
    Deadline: 30 November 2017
  • EPSRC Telling Tales of Engagement Competition 2017

    The RCUK Digital Economy (DE) Theme is running a competition designed to help capture and promote the impact that your Research Council funded digital economy research is having. Three prizes of £10,000 are available to support researchers to further tell the story of research impact in an interesting and engaging way to a wider audience.

    This year, the Telling Tales of Engagement (TTE) 2017 competition has two aims. We want you to:

    tell stories that describe how your pathway to...
    Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 6 December 2017
  • BBSRC-FAPESP Joint Pump-Priming Awards for AMR and Insect Pest Resistance in Livestock and Agriculture

    Summary

    BBSRC in the UK and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in Brazil are pleased to announce a joint Newton Fund call for collaborative research proposals focussing on Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and insect pest resistance in livestock and agriculture.

    Although this call is being managed by BBSRC, we would welcome all disciplines to consider how they might address the aims of the call.

    Funding

    The call is being managed as a two stage process with the first stage...

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 6 December 2017
  • UK China AMR Centre Partnerships initiative

    Research Councils UK (RCUK), the strategic partnership of the UK's seven Research Councils and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are pleased to announce they will shortly be launching the UK-China Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Centre Partnerships Initiative under the umbrella of the Newton Fund.

    This initiative will provide funding for collaborative centre partnerships with the aim of:

    Supporting large-scale, interdisciplinary collaborative research in AMR...
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Economic and Social Research Council, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Medical Research Council , Natural Environment Research Council , Economic and Social Research Council, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Arts and Humanities Research Council
    Deadline: 8 February 2018

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