ESRC-NRF Newton Call for Collaborative Research: Higher Education in Africa

Deadline: 3 May 2016 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and National Research Foundation (NRF) invite Collaborative Research between the UK and South Africa, offering additional value to existing programmes of education research, and contribute to the economic development and welfare of South Africa and Africa more broadly. Thematic Areas Proposals addressing the following themes are invited: Organisation of higher education systems, higher education institutions (HEIs) and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme

Deadline: 17 June 2016 Universities of Australia together with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is currently inviting applications for the Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme, aiming to foster research collaboration of the highest quality between Australian researchers from Universities Australia member universities and German researchers from German universities and research institutes. The scheme will support exchanges for Australian researchers to spend time at … [Read more...]

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Grant: Enhancing Cooperation based on Scientific Research

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently accepting applications for its Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, a policy tool that enhances cooperation and dialogue with all partners, based on scientific research, innovation, and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme provides funding, expert advice, and support to security-relevant activities jointly developed by a NATO member and partner country. The SPS Programme promotes civil, … [Read more...]

Food & Business Applied Research Fund: Apply to win up to 300,000 Euros

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: The World Bank Strategic Research Program

Deadline: 27 March 2016 The Development Economics Vice-Presidency in the World Bank Group (WBG) is currently accepting proposals for the World Bank Strategic Research Program (SRP) which is now in its third year of operation. The SRP, a multi-donor Trust Fund, primarily funded by DFID, carries out research programs and projects related to development economics; disseminates the knowledge and lessons learned to give countries and stakeholders access to evidence-based research and to enhance … [Read more...]

AuthorAID Call for Applications for Travel and Workshop Grants 2016

Deadline: 7 February and 21 February 2016 AuthorAID has announced the first set of AuthorAID travel grants and workshop grants for 2016. It plans to award the following grants to people working in eligible developing countries, following a competitive selection process. 12 travel grants ($1500 each): For researchers who have an accepted abstract or proposal to present at a conference. Deadline to apply: 7 February 2016, 10 PM GMT. 12 workshop grants ($2500 each): For experienced … [Read more...]

Additional Insights International Research Fellowship 2015-2016: Improving Lives and Well-Being of Low-Income Women and Children!

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Global TIES for Children is seeking applications from around the world for its Additional Insights International Research Fellowship Program for those who are interested not only in whether interventions improve the lives and well-being of low-income women and children, but for whom, why, and where they do so. The Additional Insights International Research Fellowship is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program for emerging scholars (advanced doctoral students … [Read more...]

China–UK Research and Innovation Competition: Developing New Solutions to Socio-Economic Growth

Deadline:  30 March 2016 Innovate UK, the Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) are organizing China–UK research and innovation competition that propose new commercial solutions to challenges impacting the socio-economic growth & development of China in relation to energy, healthcare, urbanisation and agri-food. The aim of the competition is to bring together companies (small to medium-sized companies and/or larger businesses), research … [Read more...]

Marie Curie Research Grants 2016: Improving the Quality of Life of People with Terminal Illnesses

Deadline: 14 January 2016 Marie Curie in partnership with Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Motor Neurone Disease Association (MND Association) is seeking application forms through the Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme to fund high quality research that aims to improve the quality of life of people with terminal illnesses and their carers, families and friends. The Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme is a joint call where funding will be available from three sources: Marie Curie, CSO with … [Read more...]

India-UK Research and Innovation Bridges Competition: Check the Eligibility and Application Process

Eligibility Criteria The eligibilities for India-UK Research and Innovation Bridges Competition are as follows: A collaboration proposing an R&D project that meets the requirements in this section is eligible to apply to this competition and does so in accordance with the national laws, rules, regulations and procedures of their jurisdiction or country. Project Composition Projects must be collaborative, containing partners from both India and the UK. Project duration should … [Read more...]