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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.


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.…

Independent Social Research Foundation Mid-Career Fellowships- 19th February

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The Independent Social Research Foundation wishes to support independent-minded researchers to do interdisciplinary work unlikely to be funded by existing funding bodies. It is interested in original research ideas which take new approaches, and suggest new solutions to real world social problems.  This award is intended to enable a scholar at the mid-career stage to…

Alona Welby

Net4Society, the international network of National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies” has published a report on the opportunities for social sciences and humanities (SSH) research across Horizon 2020. It analyses all the SSH-relevant topics that have been identified in the Horizon 2020 2016-17 Work Programmes and is a useful guide for SSH researchers looking to find an entry point into H2020 and the Societal Challenges in particular. You can download the document here.




Northumbria Disaster Resilience Research in Top 20 for Global Development Impact

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Research on community resilience to disasters led by the Disaster Development Network at Northumbria is featured in a list of the top 20 impact case studies focusing on global development issues. The top 20 were selected by UKCDS, a group of 14 UK government departments and research funders working in international development, from around 400 case…

Mid-Career Fellowships – Humanities and Social Sciences

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Are you a mid-career researcher? Would you like to take a break from teaching and administrative commitments and focus on the completion of a major piece of research? The British Academy are awarding Mid-career Fellowships to outstanding individual researchers and outstanding communicators who will promote public engagement and understanding of the humanities and social sciences.…