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BA Mid-Career Fellowships open and dates for 2014/15 deadlines

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  The British Academy have opened their 2014-15 Mid-Career Fellowships scheme for applications. The deadline is 5pm on 17th September 2015, and is available for applicants in the Humanities and Social Sciences who have had their PhD for between 5-15 years. More information on the requirements of the scheme can be found here along with…

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships

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The Royal Academy of Engineering is about to launch the latest round of its Research Fellowships scheme for early career researchers in engineering. The deadline for outline applications is 6th October 2014.  “Applications are welcomed from outstanding engineering researchers who are about to finish their PhD or have up to three years postdoctoral research experience. The…

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

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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: https://scic.ec.europa.eu/streaming/index.php?es=2&sessionno=55acf8539596d25624059980986aaa78 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…