Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Research Grants

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation is currently accepting proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. The Foundation concern violence and aggression in relation to social … [Read more...]

DST-NRF Professional Development Programme 2016: Supporting Young Scientists & Professionals

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) has announced DST-NRF Professional Development Programme (PDP) block grant Call for 2016 in order to support the professional development of the next generation and emerging researchers. Objectives To leverage innovation and research at public Research Institutions, Science Councils and National Facilities in South Africa, through the implementation of science and technology … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Arts Research Programme for Indian Researchers & Scholars

Deadline: 11 June 2016 India Foundation for the Arts is currently accepting proposals from researchers and practitioners for its Arts Research Programme to encourage projects in Indian languages other than English, so as to contribute to discourse in particular language contexts. The Arts Research programme support scholars, researchers, and practitioners to undertake research into the various histories and expressions of artistic practices in India. It seeks to foster wider perspectives, … [Read more...]

European and African Union Commissions Call: Supporting Research on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The European and African Union Commissions together with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) are currently inviting applications from policy officers and scientists for its evidence and policy event to support research in the field of the Water-Energy-Food nexus. Goals Enhance participants skills in integrating evidence into policy-making. Create a community of practice that will continue to collaborate afterwards. Stimulate the … [Read more...]

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 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...]

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...]

Apply for MQ Fellows Award 2016: Supporting Researchers around the World!

Deadline: 5 May 2016 MQ: Transforming Mental Health is seeking applications from talented researchers for its MQ Fellows Award 2016, to support the most promising early career scientists, clinician-scientists and researchers who are asking the difficult and challenging questions that will bring transformational advances in mental health science. Award Information The MQ Fellows Award programme will provide up to £75,000 per year for three years, or up to £225,000 in total … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Green Talents Competition 2016 for Young Researchers in Sustainable Development

Deadline: 24 May 2016 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is currently inviting young researchers from around the world to participate in Green Talents Competition 2016. Selected as one of the 25 awardees, the researchers are invited to visit the hot spots of German sustainability research and establish a unique network with peers and experts. The prestigious Green Talents programme offers the unique opportunity to become part of an exceptional world-wide network of … [Read more...]