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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.

  • Institutional Links Grants (UK and Russia)

    Institutional Links aims to build UK-partner country research and innovation collaborations centred on shared research and innovation challenges.

    This programme is designed to establish links beyond the level of the individual researcher and innovation practitioner, opening up opportunities for more sustainable, solution-oriented collaborations between academic groups as well as with the private and third sector (e.g. SMEs, NGOs, technology transfer offices and other not-for-profit...

    Deadline: 19 September 2017
  • UK-Thailand Joint Initiative on Infectious Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases

    The UK Medical Research Council, the Thailand Research Fund and the National Science and Technology Development Agency are pleased to invite research proposals to the UK-Thailand Joint Initiative on Infectious Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases, through the Newton Fund.

    This initiative will provide funding for high quality collaborative research projects focused on infectious and non-communicable diseases in Thailand.

    Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 19 September 2017
  • Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grants - July 2017

    Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. Once funded, grants are available for early-career researchers in the UK and the country hosting the workshop to attend. These grants are funded under the Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), together with partner funders...

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
    Deadline: 19 September 2017
  • Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants - July 2017

    Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career researchers to undertake an international research placement to strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity in developing economies, and enhance the researcher's career opportunities.

    Researchers that reside in the UK can apply for funding to visit a university or research institution in one of the partner countries, and those residing in one of the partner countries can apply ofr funding...

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
    Deadline: 19 September 2017
  • Researcher Links Workshop Grants (Russia)

    Researcher Links Workshops bring together early career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make internaitonal connections that can improve the quality of their research.

    Applications are made on a bilateral basis by senior researchers. Once funded, grants are available for early-career researchers in the UK and the country hosting the workshop to attend.

    Deadline: 19 September 2017
  • PhD Placements and Supervisor Mobility Grants China-UK

    The UK-China Joint Research and Innovation Partnership Fund PhD placement programme is delivered by the British Council China and the China Scholarship Council on behalf of the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and China's Ministry of Education.

    The programme is a sponsorship opportunity for UK and Chinese PhD students and their supervisors to spend a period of study of three to 12 months (for PhD students) and up to three months (for supervisors) at higher...

    Deadline: 20 September 2017

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