• Royal Society/Leverhulme Trust senior research fellowships

    The Royal Society and the Leverhulme Trust invite applications for their senior research fellowships. These enable researchers to focus on full-time research by relieving them of all their teaching and administrative duties. Candidates may be working in all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine. Applicants must have a…

  • Major Research Fellowships | The Leverhulme Trust

    Source: Major Research Fellowships | The Leverhulme Trust

  • Wellcome Trust Improving science education scheme

    The Wellcome Trust and the Education Endowment Foundation invite applications for their improving science education scheme. This provides funding to test educational approaches that aim to improve disadvantaged pupils’ attainment or progression in science subjects at school. Proposals must be aimed at pupils aged between five and 16. Focus areas may include: •pupils’ access to…

  • NIHR Efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme – mental health themed call: 17/110

    Efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme – mental health themed call: 17/110  The National Institute for Health Research invites stage 1 applications for its mental health themed call, under the efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme. This supports research that tests interventions for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mental ill health, or the promotion of good…

  • NIHR Health technology assessment programme – mental health themed call: 17/113, 17/152

    Health technology assessment programme – mental health themed call: 17/113, 17/152  The National Institute for Health Research invites applications for its mental health themed call, under the health technology assessment programme. This supports research for the promotion of good mental health and the prevention or treatment of mental ill health, with a particular focus on…

  • BBSRC/NERC Joint Call in Aquaculture: Collaborative Research and Innovation

    The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the Natural Environment Research Council, with contributions from the Agri-Food and Bioscience Institute, the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences and Food Standards Scotland, invite proposals for their innovation grants under the UK aquaculture initiative. These support translation of research that addresses the strategic priorities of…

  • NERC Marine Sensors Proof of Concept – Announcement of Opportunity

    Closing date for proposals: 16:00 on 24 August 2017 Proposals are invited for submission to a new jointly funded activity between funding agencies in the UK and Japan. Proposals will deliver ‘proof of concept’ projects that will underpin exploration and testing of new innovative and disruptive approaches that could, with further development, provide a step change…

  • The British Academy new, competitive research funding call, Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business

    The British Academy has launched a new, competitive research funding call, Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business, in partnership with the Department for International Development (DfID). This programme will fund excellent, policy-oriented research, aimed at addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advancing the UK’s Aid Strategy, including a particular…

  • Newton UK-China agritech challenge 2017

    Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) are investing up to £8 million (£4 million each) in projects that use cutting-edge technologies to solve agricultural challenges in China. The aim of this competition is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and China. Innovate UK, BBSRC and the Chinese Ministry of…

  • British Academy – Global Challenges Research Fund: Cities & Infrastructure

    The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need…