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Alona Welby

If you are interested in applying for ERC funding next academic year, take a look at the newly-published workprogramme for 2015. This details the calls, deadlines and funding available as well as the expected applicant profile for each of the grants available.

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.


Alona Welby

Thanks to UKRO, we have the link to an interesting presentation by the newly appointed ERC President, Prof Jean-Pierre Bourgignon. The slides present statistics on the development of the ERC, the number of researchers funded and the success rates. It is worth noting that the UK has received the most grants and UK universities are high on the list of funded institutions.

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).


Marie Curie individual fellowships events and training

EU flag at the European Parliament by European Parliament CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

There will be a European Commission training event on the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) on 10 June in Brussels. The event will be streamed online at: It will focus on the MSCA Individual Fellowships call (deadline 11 Sept) and the COFUND call (deadline 2 Oct) and it will run from 1-6pm UK time. It…

Alona Welby

As the UK National Contact Point for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, UKRO will run some information and proposal writing events for researchers interested in applying for the 2014 MSCA ‘Individual Fellowships’ call which closes on 11 September. Events will be held at Cardiff University on 28 May, University of Warwick on 9 June and the Royal Veterinary College, London on 19 June. You can register through the UKRO website.

The Health Foundation – Improvement Science Fellowship

The Health Foundation’s Improvement Science Fellowship programme offers support for fellows to develop their potential to become leaders in the field of improvement science, building practical knowledge about what works to improve healthcare. This senior post-doctoral Fellowship offers three years’ funding to lead original, applied research dedicated to improving healthcare in the UK, and a…