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Solving Urban Challenges with Data

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Innovate UK, ESRC and NERC are set to invest up to £7.5m in collaborative R&D projects (with a proportion available for relevant feasibility studies) to develop new solutions to urban challenges through their competition ‘Solving Urban Challenges with Data’. They will be hosting a series of events to across the UK to discuss the competition in more…

What Works Wellbeing – Pre-Call Announcement and Workshop Registration

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The ESRC will be inviting applications for its What Works Wellbeing Programme on 29 October 2014.  Key dates Full guidance on how to apply for this call – 29 October 2014 Applicant workshop (Birmingham) – 5 November 2014 Application deadline – 16.00 on 2 December 2014 Interviews for shortlisted applicants (London) – 11 February 2015…

Gill Drinkald

The Research Council of Norway has signed an agreement with ESRC and AHRC to enable closer cooperation between Norwegian and British researchers in those research areas.

More information here (via Research Professional) and here (via the Research Council of Norway).

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Applications are invited to join the ESRC Governing Council 2014

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ESRC is seeking applications from senior academics in the area of economics/finance or experienced individuals from the voluntary sector, to fill two vacancies on its governing Council.  These vacancies are for part-time, fixed term membership and the total time commitment would be approximately 20 – 25 days per year. All reasonable travel and subsistence expenses to…

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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David Young

The ESRC has recently trailed the latest round of their Transformative Research Call designed to enable “genuinely transformative research ideas at the frontiers of the social sciences” and research which “challenges current thinking”. Funding of up to £250,000 will be available. Only two applications will be permitted per university. The call will open in September and close in January 2015. Please watch this space and/or contact us for more information.

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