More details of these and other research opportunities are available from the Research Services Division (RSD). Please contact your Research Support Officer for more information. For an extensive listing of funding opportunities, see REFUND on the RSD website.
British Academy Centenary Grants
This is a special initiative for long-term research project funding, worth up to £150,000 per year for up to seven years. There is no pre-determined funding model so the Academy is open to suggestions about how the money could be spent.
Deadline: 21 June (outline application)
European Science Foundation
The Collaborative Research Programme invites outline applications on Self-Organised Nano-Structures. Priority will be given to cross-disciplinary research and teams should involve scientists in a minimum of two EU countries.
Deadline: 31 May (outline proposals)
EPSRC Framework 6 support
Travel grants of up to £20,000 are available for researchers to travel to overseas research institutions to start discussions with potential partners about collaborative projects under the EU's new Framework 6 programme.
Applications are invited for the industrial programme support scheme, which encourages long-term collaboration between academia and industry. Funding of up to £75,000 per year over a three-year period is awarded to the academic partner for RAs, equipment and consumables.
Deadline: 1 July
NATO Cooperative Science & Technology
Awards are available for collaborative linkage grants and expert visits between NATO and partner countries.
Deadline: 1 August (Physical & Engineering Sciences)
Deadline: 1 September (Life Sciences, Environmental & Earth Sciences)