Making science work for development


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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • RCUK-FNR bilateral agreement

    Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR), Luxembourg, have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to encourage and support proposals that involve international collaborative teams.

    Collaborative research proposals may be submitted in any area of the social sciences within the remit of both the ESRC and FNR.

    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 30 November 2021