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LIFE Programme call for proposals open

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The 2015 call for the LIFE programme action grants is now open. LIFE is the EU’s funding programme for environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects. There are two sub-programmes: Environment covering Nature and Biodiversity, Environment and Resource Efficiency and Environmental Governance and Information; Climate Action covering Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation and Climate Governance…

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants – Closing 6th May

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The ever-popular British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants scheme is currently open and this round closes on 6th May 2015. British Academy/Leverhulme Trust – Small Research Grants Up to £10,000 is available to fund primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Funds may be used to: facilitate initial project planning and development; support the…

Alona Welby

We’re holding our next research funding drop-in for the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 22 April between 2-3.30pm. Louise Wyers (Pre-Award Coordinator) and I (Research Funding and Policy Manager) will be available in the CCE1 staff room on the ground floor to discuss draft research proposals or any ideas for future funding opportunities. You don’t need an appointment but if you’d like to reserve a specific time slot, please email me in advance.

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Royal Society Pairing Scheme

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Calling all STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) researchers! If you want to share your research with parliament or government you should apply for the Royal Society’s Pairing Scheme. Open now until the 24th May, successful applicants will get a chance to spend a “Week in Westminster” and host a reciprocal visit from a parliamentarian or civil…

Alona Welby

The ESRC has launched a new call for proposals for their early careers scheme, Future Research Leaders. This supports outstanding early career researchers to undertake excellent research and to develop their research and knowledge exchange skills. Proposals can be in any topic within the ESRC’s remit. Applicants can have up to a maximum of four years and four months postdoctoral experience and must have the support of their UK institution. Awards are worth up to £350,000 over 3 years at 100% FEC. The deadline is 20 January 2015.

 

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EPSRC Design the Future

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EPSRC has recently announced the Design the Future call, which aims “to encourage adventurous research addressing future design challenges, researching the effect of new science and engineering on the designers and the design process, leading to the development of future products, processes, devices, services and industrial and infrastructure systems.” What’s available? Up to £300,000 in total for…