Author Archives: Jenny Lawson

Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants

These enable researchers from across disciplines from developing countries and the UK to hold networking events, forge new links and generate innovative transdisciplinary ideas to address global challenges. Grants are worth up to £25,000 each for one year. https://acmedsci.ac.uk/grants-and-schemes/grant-schemes/gcrf-networking-grants

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Funding bodies publish final guidance for REF 2021

The UK’s four higher education (HE) funding bodies have published the key documents that provide guidance to UK universities when submitting their research to the next Research Excellence Framework, REF 2021. Please click here for further information and to read … Continue reading

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Making rehabilitation work for ex-prisoners

Prison and probation services have traditionally focused on personal rehabilitation, but this focus cannot resolve problems that are social rather than individual. A new rehabilitation model includes three additional aspects beyond personal rehabilitation – expanding to relations in the wider … Continue reading

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Funding Call: Newton International Fellowships Scheme 2019

The British Academy is now inviting applications to the Newton International Fellowship scheme, which is run jointly with the Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences. The application form is now available online on the Flexi-Grant Application system. The deadline … Continue reading

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The spread of crime.com

In April 2018, a criminal group based in West Yorkshire was arrested for selling illicit drugs to the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Argentina and Singapore. According to the National Crime Agency, they used a site on the dark web to … Continue reading

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New international partnerships on antimicrobial resistance, climate change and soil security

New international collaborations to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the environment, prepare for health risks posed by climate change and ensure healthy soils for food security are part of world-leading international research announced today. https://nerc.ukri.org/press/releases/2019/02-fic/

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BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

The BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. These awards, up to £10,000 in value and tenable for up to 24 months, are provided to cover the cost of the expenses … Continue reading

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Year ahead: Social sciences, arts, humanities and development

In the fifth part of our 2019 forward look, Research Fortnight finds researchers in the social sciences, arts and humanities worried about European Union funding, while the government reviews its large schemes for development research. See more at: https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/news/uk/universities/2019/1/Year-ahead–Social-sciences–arts–humanities-and-development.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=rpMailing&utm_campaign=personalNewsWeeklyUpdate_2019-01-11#sthash.A6ee47Cq.dpuf

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RDS NW January 2019 e-bulletin New

RDS NW January 2019 e-bulletin New In this issue: RDS funder focus seminar: NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research – 5 February 2019, latest RDS blog: Demystifying Public Involvement with Young People, Public Involvement in Research in the North West: Creating … Continue reading

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Developing external funding proposals workshop 16th January

The Research Office will be holding a workshop on developing external funding proposals on Wednesday 16th January 2-4pm. – have an understanding of external funding and the funding landscape – be able to select a funder – understand the process … Continue reading

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