Funding Opportunities Update: Deadlines Feb-June 2013

Money by Community Friend CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0Here is a selection of the funding calls and opportunities included in our regular funding update. View them all on our Funding Opportunities page.

AHRC & Others – Research Projects in Cultural Heritage

JPI Cultural Heritage invites proposals for its joint transnational call for proposals on the subject cultural heritage and global change: a new challenge for Europe.  The strategic objective is to pilot a jointly organised call, establishing common processes and assessment criteria and enable researchers in different countries to build effective collaborative networks on common transnational research topics in cultural heritage.  Proposals may address: (i) methods, tools and modelling for understanding damage and decay mechanisms on tangible heritage; (ii) materials, technologies and procedures for the conservation of tangible cultural heritage; (iii) use and re-use of buildings and landscapes, including the relationship between changes of use and public policy, including costs and added value; (iv) increasing understanding of cultural values, valuation, interpretation, ethics and identity around all forms of cultural heritage. Note: AHRC are only providing funding for topics (iii) and (iv).

Funding limit: €50,000

Deadline: 01/06/2013

Link: Funder’s website

Leverhulme Trust – Major Research Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its major research fellowships in the humanities and social sciences. These enable well-established and distinguished researchers in the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences to devote themselves to a single research project of outstanding originality and significance.

Funding limit: Fellowships fund staff replacement costs for the fellow for 2-3 years

Deadline: 09/05/2013

Link: Funder’s website

BBSRC – Industrial Partnership Awards

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council invites applications for industrial partnership awards. These are science-led, responsive mode grants where an industrial partner contributes at least 10 per cent of the full economic cost of the project.

Funding limit:£2,000,000

Deadline: 24/04/2013

Link: Funder’s website

EC – Marie Curie Career Integration Grants

The European Commission invites proposals for its Marie Curie career integration grants call. This provides support for the training and career development of researchers in Europe.  Each application should be made jointly by an researcher and a host organisation. The applicant’s host organisation should be active in research and should be located in an EU member state or associated country. Experienced researchers with a doctoral degree or at least four years’ full-time equivalent experience may apply.  Projects should last for a minimum of 4 years and can be in any discipline.

Funding limit: €100,000

Deadline: 07/03/2013

Link: Funder’s website

More of the latest calls can be found on the Funding Opportunities page.