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Horizon 2020 Information Days – Registration now open

    ESRC have arranged a series of Information Days discussing Societal Challenge Six and Embedding SSH, but also wider research funding available in the 2018-20 H2020 Work Programme. On 22 November, Newcastle University are hosting the regional Information Day – for further information and to book your place (first come first served) click here. The…

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants – 2017 Round Open

The ever-popular British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants scheme is now open for applications. Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Applications should be between £500-£10,000 over up to two years. Applications for collaborative or individual research projects are equally welcome under this scheme. Applications from international groups of scholars…

HEFCE Case Study on Interdisciplinary Research at Northumbria and the Institute of the Humanities

Northumbria University was recently approached to provide a Case Study for a HEFCE Report on HEI’s approaches to Interdisciplinary Research. HEFCE were particularly interested in our Institute of the Humanities due to our strong REF performance in this area. A series of interviews were conducted with staff involved in the foundation of the Institute, and the report…

Alona Welby

Net4Society, the Network of National Contact Points for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies”, has recorded a webinar on impact in Societal Challenge 6 projects, focusing on how the impact of proposals is assessed by evaluators. It is an hour long but worth a watch if you are developing an application to this Societal Challenge or have a H2020 project proposal with a significant Social Sciences and Humanities element.

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

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.…

British Academy/Leverhulme Trust: Small Research Grants – Deadline: 11th May 2016

The ever-popular British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants scheme is now open and this round closes on 11th May 2016. British Academy/Leverhulme Trust – Small Research Grants Up to £10,000 is available to fund primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Funds may be used to: facilitate initial project planning and development; support the direct…

Trans-Atlantic “Digging into Data” funding available

Digging a hole by Adam Bindslev CC BY-NC

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…