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ESRC Future Leaders call open for applications


The Economic and Social Research Council have recently announced their call for Future Research Leaders. These look to support outstanding early-career social scientists  to acquire the skills to become the future world leaders in their field. The call is open to high-quality candidates with a maximum of four years postdoctoral experience and the support of…

University Research Fellowships from the Royal Society

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Are you a postdoctoral researcher in the life or physical sciences with between 3 and 8 years’ experience post-PhD? The Royal Society’s prestigious University Research Fellowship scheme opens for applications tomorrow, 15th July. The fellowships fund “outstanding” early career researchers in a broad range of science disciplines, including engineering but excluding clinical medicine and biomedicine. Eligible applicants…

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.


Royal Society Pairing Scheme


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…