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Announcement of Opportunity: Pushing the Frontiers

NERC Funding & Research News - Thu, 27/02/2020 - 00:00

NERC invites proposals for a new pilot call. The Pushing the Frontiers pilot will support our very best individual researchers to push the frontiers of knowledge with ground-breaking, risky, innovative scientific discovery.

ESRC-IRC UK/Ireland Networking Grants

ESRC funding opportunties - Wed, 26/02/2020 - 00:00

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Irish Research Council (IRC) are launching a networking grants opportunity aimed at fostering the development of long-term relationships between social science researchers in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Announcement of Opportunity: CERAF

NERC Funding & Research News - Mon, 24/02/2020 - 00:00

NERC is inviting outline proposals for up to £4M as a single award with a maximum duration of 3 years, for Stage 1 of the Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance (CERAF) programme.

CDT 2020 call

NERC Funding & Research News - Thu, 20/02/2020 - 15:00

NERC invites proposals for a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) specialising in the priority area of Managing chemical risks in the environment.

Strategic Priorities Fund: Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Food Systems

BBSRC funding - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 08:49
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with government are pleased to announce a £5 million call to support one Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) focused on developing the next generation of interdisciplinary food systems thinkers.

World-class energy research to drive a net zero future

EPSRC funding calls - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 00:00

As a step towards achieving the UK’s net-zero target, funding announced today will enable engineers, social scientists and natural scientists to conduct vital research on global energy challenges and their implications for the UK.

Strategic Priorities Fund: Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Food Systems

NERC Funding & Research News - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 00:00

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with government are pleased to announce a £5 million call to support one Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) focused on developing the next generation of interdisciplinary food systems thinkers.

ESRC Research Methods Development Grants (2020)

ESRC funding opportunties - Mon, 17/02/2020 - 00:00

The Economic and Social Research Council is pleased to invite proposals for methods development grants to support the social science community to work collaboratively across sectors and disciplines to address common methodological challenges.

Supercomputing services to drive scientific breakthroughs

EPSRC funding calls - Mon, 17/02/2020 - 00:00

State-of-the-art supercomputing services announced today will boost UK researchers’ ability to make scientific breakthroughs, such as designing better batteries and improving drug design.

Announcement of Opportunity: Drilling Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica

NERC Funding & Research News - Fri, 14/02/2020 - 09:00

Proposals are invited for a new Research Programme that, through joint collaboration between the UK and Centro de Estudios Científicos in Chile, provides the opportunity to gain access to water and lake bed sediment samples from Subglacial Lake CECs, Antarctica.

UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy

EPSRC funding calls - Thu, 13/02/2020 - 00:00

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has today launched a consultation as part of its Open Access Review. The consultation will inform the development of a new open access policy, aimed at ensuring that the published outputs of research are widely and freely accessible to all.

Discovery Fellowships

BBSRC funding - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 14:24

The Discovery Fellowship (DF) provides support for researchers wishing to undertake independent research and gain leadership skills. The DF will support the transition of early stage researchers to fully independent research leaders. As such, the DF enables BBSRC to supply the UK with highly skilled, professional research leaders.

Early detection of pancreatic cancer sandpit innovation workshop

EPSRC funding calls - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 00:00

For the first time, Pancreatic Cancer UK, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and EPSRC are joining together for the fifth Early Detection Sandpit Innovation Workshop taking place from 7 - 10 June 2020 in Bristol, focusing on novel technological approaches for the early detection of pancreatic cancer.

AO: SWOT

NERC Funding & Research News - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 00:00

Proposals are invited under a new research programme - Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite calibration and validation (cal/val).

EPSRC to launch pilot call for transformative research projects

EPSRC funding calls - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 00:00

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will launch a pilot call for transformative research projects, to trial streamlined application process. The New Horizons activity forms part of the EPSRC Delivery Plan objectives under Research Excellence.

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship

BBSRC funding - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 00:00
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science.

The flexibility to change

EPSRC funding calls - Fri, 07/02/2020 - 00:00

EPSRC’s strong relationships with researchers, and flexible funding approach, meant that it could respond quickly to support the fast-developing research area of Mathematical Biology.

Rapid Response Call for novel coronavirus research

ESRC funding opportunties - Wed, 05/02/2020 - 00:00

£20 million is available for novel coronavirus research via a rapid research call supported by both UKRI and DHSC via NIHR. The investment will ensure world-class UK academic and industry expertise can initiate new and additional research as quickly as possible.