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...]

EuroMarine Call for Proposals 2016: Improving the Science-Governance Interface

Deadline: 31 May 2016 European, marine science network has launched a call for proposals for its four categories of activities with a motive to improve the science-governance interface, providing expertise and transferring knowledge. The call budget will range from 100 k€ to 120 k€ depending on final EuroMarine 2016 resources and the number of proposals. Goals To support the identification and initial development of important emerging scientific topics and methodologies in marine … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research in Non-Communicable Diseases

Deadline: 20 April 2016 The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Academy of Science, Malaysia (ASM) are currently inviting proposals to the UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research Call on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) through the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund. This initiative will provide funding for UK-Malaysian collaborative research projects focused on non-communicable diseases in Malaysia. Funding Available The award of up to £2m of MRC funding available for this scheme, and up to £2m from … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Awards: Catalyse Innovative Development Projects in areas of Unmet Medical Need

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The Wellcome Trust is currently seeking applications for the Pathfinder Awards, funding innovative discrete pilot studies to develop assets and de-risk future development. Priority Areas Priorities for Pathfinder Award funding include (in no particular order): discrete high-quality experiments to demonstrate proof-of-concept data assay development IP development for a critical experiment to validate IP (in strong cases) stimulating product development that … [Read more...]

Apply for Children & Young People Now Awards 2016!

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for Children & Young People Now Awards 2016 that is providing an opportunity to become the gold standard for everyone working with children, young people and families. The awards provide a great source of pride and recognition for all those who strive day in, day out, to improve the lives of others. Award Categories Children and young people's wellbeing and achievement The Early Years Award The Play Award The Youth Work … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) are seeking applications for its Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme (HEROS). It is envisaged that the programme will run for up to 5 years subject to supplier performance and on-going need. Program Objectives The programme consists of the following objectives: Humanitarian emergency response management Humanitarian planning, preparedness … [Read more...]

The Waterloo Foundation Grant Program: An Initiative to Protect Tropical Rainforests

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The Waterloo Foundation (TWF) is currently seeking proposals for its Tropical Rainforests Grant Program. The project aims to support Tropical rainforests, on which people rely heavily for their livelihoods, and they are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, home to more than half of all terrestrial species of animals, plants and insects. Under our Forests programme, preference will be given to initiatives working to protect tropical rainforests for their … [Read more...]

Comic Relief Local Communities Programme: Addressing Issues across UK

Applications accepted on a rolling basis The Comic Relief is currently accepting applications from the UK based community organisations for its Local Communities Programme. The aim of this programme is to empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in some of the poorest and most disadvantaged communities in the UK. This is done by supporting organisations with the knowledge, ideas and ability to tackle complex problems in a way which is both effective and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Indo-UK Workshop on Clean Water Through Advanced and Affordable Materials

Deadline: 1 May 2016 Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council, the B.S. Abdur Rahman University is currently inviting participants for its workshop on- Clean Water through advanced and affordable materials” to be held in Chennai, India on 8-10 August 2016. The workshops will provide a unique opportunity for sharing research expertise and networking. During the workshops early career researchers will have the opportunity to present their research in … [Read more...]

ERA-HDHL Call for Joint Transnational Research Proposals: Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health

Deadline: 19 April 2016 The JPI HDHL together with the European Commission is currently inviting Research Proposals on the topic “Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health (BioNH)”. The Joint Programming Initiative “A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” (JPI HDHL) has been established to coordinate research in the areas of food, diet, physical activity and health in order to achieve tangible societal and health impact and to strengthen European leadership and competitiveness in this … [Read more...]