• The Royal Society invites applications for its university research fellowships

    The Royal Society invites applications for its university research fellowships. These enable early-career scientists to build an independent research career in the natural sciences. This covers all fields of natural sciences, including biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics, but excludes clinical medicine. Three additional awards are available for fellows working in areas primarily and […]

  • New ARMA bites

    ARMA has introduced new on-line learning bites for it’s members, see more at: Online Learning

  • AHRC New Generation Thinkers 2020

    The Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC Radio 3 invite applications for their new generation thinkers scheme. This enables early-career researchers to cultivate skills to communicate their research findings to those outside the academic community by developing their own programme for BBC3 radio, as well as to appear regularly on air. The aim is […]

  • The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its research fellowships

    The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its research fellowships. These enable experienced researchers to complete a piece of research in any discipline. Studies of disease, illness and disabilities in humans and animals and research that intends to inform clinical practice, or the development of medical applications are excluded from this call. Applicants should be experienced […]

  • British Academy Funding Call: Knowledge Frontiers – International Interdisciplinary Research Projects

    The programme supports projects which engage with questions concerning the relationship between expertise, public understanding and policy delivery, and highlight the importance of collaboration between communities of practice, disciplines, capacities and borders. The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers in the humanities and social sciences wishing to develop international interdisciplinary projects in collaboration […]

  • British Academy Funding Call: Global Professorships 2020

    This programme aims to demonstrate and further enhance the UK’s commitment to international research partnerships and collaboration as well as strengthen the UK’s research capacity and capability in the humanities and the social sciences. This programme provides mid-career to senior scholars in any discipline within the humanities and social sciences, who are currently employed outside […]

  • How to win a research grant

      Even in disciplines in which research is inherently inexpensive, ‘grant capture’ is increasingly being adopted as a metric to judge academics and universities. But with success rates typically little better than one in five, rejection is the fate of most applications. Six academics give their tips on how to improve the odds. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/how-win-research-grant?utm_source=THE+Website+Users&utm_campaign=80ad485af7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_07_18_12_43_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_daa7e51487-80ad485af7-62376401

  • MRC Mechanistic research in nutrition

    Following publication of the Cross-Council vision for Food, Nutrition and Health Research and also the 2017 Review of Nutrition and Human Health Research (PDF, 3.00MB) the MRC wishes to continue to encourage research that will increase mechanistic understanding of the role that foods and nutrients play in health and disease. Researchers from a range of backgrounds are invited to […]

  • MRC UK prevention research partnership scheme – consortium awards

    These facilitate large-scale, multidisciplinary solutions for the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases in order to improve population health and reduce health inequalities in the UK. The aim is to generate new knowledge on actionable, sustainable and cost-effective ways of modifying the upstream systems and environments which influence NCDs. The second call is looking to complement […]

  • British Council International publishing fellowship

    The British Council invites applications for its international publishing fellowship. This connects UK publishing professionals with counterparts in Georgia, Turkey or Ukraine and allows them to conduct a curated study visit to gain insight into the sector and forge professional connections. Applicants must have between two and six years of experience in the publishing sector […]