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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.

“Europe in a Changing World” Societal Challenge update

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The revised 2015 work programme for the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge “Europe in a Changing World: Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies” is now available. Although social sciences and humanities research is meant to be “mainstreamed” in Horizon 2020, this is the part of the programme where there is most obvious scope for SSH involvement. The new…

EOI’s from NU Staff for AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards invited

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The AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme that will be closing on 9th July. These awards encourage and develop collaboration between HEI’s and non-HEI organisations and businesses through joint supervision of a PhD student working on a project beneficial to both parties. The award funding covers full fees and stipend for the student. AHRC would also normally…

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grant Call Open

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The popular British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grants is once again open for applications. The deadline is 16th October. Small grants support humanities and social science research projects between £500 and £10,000. Funding is available for: initial stage project planning and development, e.g. pilot studies direct costs of research, e.g. library and archive visits or data collection advancement of…

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grants Open

The latest round of the popular British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants call has recently opened, with a deadline of 10th April 2013. Small grants support humanities and social science research projects between £500 and £10,000. Funding is available for: initial stage project planning and development, e.g. pilot studies direct costs of research, e.g. library and…

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grants Reopen

The ever-popular British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grants scheme has reopened this week, with a deadline of 7th November 2012: British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants You may recall that the Leverhulme Trust announced their support for the small grants scheme earlier this year. Small grants support humanities and social science research projects between £500 and £10,000. Funding is available…