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RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund- what we know so far…

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The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.…

Trans-Atlantic “Digging into Data” funding available

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The AHRC have recently announced the launch of the fourth “Digging into Data” challenge, funded by a consortium of funders known as the Trans-Atlantic Platform (including AHRC and ESRC in the UK): Trans-Atlantic Platform: Digging into Data What’s it about? The funders are looking for projects that address social science and/or humanities research questions through the…

2016-17 Work Programme Information days (Horizon 2020) – Registration now open …

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…at various UK locations between 2 – 18 November 2015. The events will be run by ESRC and other UK National Contacts which provide guidance on Horizon 2020. They aim to promote the new Work Programmes 2016-17 to the UK social science and humanities research community and provide information about the calls, as well as…

ESRC Inviting applications to join the Grant Assessment Panels

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The Economic and Social Research Council are inviting applications to join their Grant Assessment Panels. Successful appointees will review funding applications from colleagues across the HE sector and make recommendations to the ESRC Committees that make final funding decisions. Applications close end of next week, 8th May at 5pm and the application form is pretty…

ESRC Research Seminars and Strategic Networks Competition 2015-16

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The ESRC has published the 2015-16 call for research seminars and strategic networks for groups of academic researchers, postgraduate students and non-academic users for different organisations. Seminar groups meet regularly around a theme and strategic networks, which are new to this call, will aim to generate innovative, interdisciplinary collaborations. There are a number of thematic…

ESRC-AHRC-CASS International Centre Partnerships

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A reminder of the call announced by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)  to support China-UK International Centre Partnerships with the following aims: Enable excellent international research collaboration between centres of excellence in the UK and China Support the development of…