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An integrated future for cities: TSB call

Shibuya in Blue by Les Taylor CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Technology Strategy Board have recently released a call under their SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) scheme on “an integrated future for cities“. Up to £2M is available over 3 years for projects which will develop prototypes and demonstrators which link up different kinds of city models, both “hard” (e.g. transport, buildings, water) and “soft” (health,…

David Young

EPSRC and the Technology Strategy Board are inviting proposals for High Value Manufacturing Catapult fellowships. Fellowships will enable academic staff to spend six-month research visits, spread over one to four years, in one or more of the HVM Catapult centres. The projects must be aligned to work previously funded by EPSRC. Applicants should have a track record of EPSRC-funded research and strong awareness of the international context of their research. Deadline: 29th August.


Paul Mellon Centre- grants for Artists, Art Historians and Architects


The Paul Mellon Centre for British Art are inviting applications to their grants schemes. Awards are available to support a wide range of activities relating to British Art and Architecture. Grants are available to support research, enable publications, curation, travel to conferences, and hosting seminars. Deadline for applications is 15th September 2014, and more information…

Nesta grants for digital social action

Newcastle Science Festival

The innovation charity Nesta has launched a call under the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund for digital technology to get people involved in social action. Expressions of interest are invited from organisations with a track record of using digital technology for social action and who are looking for support to scale. Grants of £50-£150,000 are available, as well as non-financial…

Alona Welby

The ERC Advanced Grants call is now open with a deadline of 21 October. This funding is for excellent PIs from any discipline who are already established researcher leaders. See the ERC website for more info. For hints and tips on writing your application, take a look at the slides from a recent ERC National Contact Point event. (This is only available to UKRO subscribers).


Renaissance Studies Fellowships- 31st May

Renaissance Studies

The Society for Renaissance Studies are offering post-doctoral fellowships of up to £6,000. Deadline is May 31st. These support research into all aspects of Renaissance studies. Applicants must be graduates of British or Irish universities, with PhDs awarded in the last five years, and currently engaged in full-time research, part-time teaching or independent scholarship. The…

EU Graphene Project Calls for Additional Partners

The FP7-funded FET Flagship project Graphene has recently announced a call for additional project partners. The deadline for applications is 5th Feb 2014 (16:00 Brussels time). The purpose is to attract strong new partners with complementary expertise. There are 12 research topics, plus an additional coordinating topic: Standardisation Chemical sensor, biosensors and bio-interfaces Membrane technologies: from…

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 – Fellowships announced

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (or @royalcom1851 as its known to its Twitter followers) has recently announced the latest round of its Fellowships funding schemes. Three types of fellowship are available with different deadlines: Research Fellowships: “Intended to give early career scientists or engineers of exceptional promise an opportunity to conduct a…

European Research Council calls forecast


The European Research Council (ERC) (part of Horizon 2020) provides attractive, long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams to pursue ground-breaking, high-gain/ high-risk research. Proposals are judged solely on the basis of scientific excellence and applications can be made in any field of research. Interdisciplinary proposals are encouraged. The draft European Research…

ESRC Transformative Research Call For Proposals

ESRC has recently launched the second round of the Transformative Research Call, which was piloted in 2012/13.  This call aims to support genuinely transformative research ideas at the frontiers of the social sciences. Grants can be for up to £250K for research which involves pioneering theoretical and methodological innovation and novel or risky developments of social…