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...]

European Union: Providing Basic Services to Refugees in Thailand and Myanmar

Deadline: 27 May 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations with an aim to continue with the provision of basic services in the nine camps and in the hosting communities in Thailand, while preparing Myanmar refugees for a possible return process. It also aims to contribute to a long-term solution to the challenges encountered by the Myanmar refugees living in 9 camps along the Myanmar border. Expected Outcomes Continued access to basic services for refugees in the nine … [Read more...]

European Commission: Creative Europe-Cross Sectoral Refugees Integration Projects

Deadline: 28 April 2016 European Commission is seeking proposals for its Creative Europe-Cross Sectoral Refugees Integration Projects 2016 to support cultural, audio-visual and cross-sectorial projects that aim to facilitate the integration of refugees into European communities by fostering respect and understanding for diversity, democratic values and citizenship, intercultural dialogue, tolerance and respect for other cultures. Objectives The establishment of a Guarantee Facility … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting National/Transnational Projects to enhance the Rights of Victims of Crime/Violence

Deadline: 8 April 2016 European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for its Action grants to support national or transnational projects to enhance the rights of victims of crime/victims of violence. This call for proposals is based on the 2015 annual work programmes of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme) and of the Justice Programme. Aims To co-fund transnational projects that support victims of violence in line with the specific objective of … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting Transnational Projects & Promoting Equality in Education, Training and in the Workplace

Deadline: 27 May 2016 European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for Action grants to support transnational projects to promote good practices on gender roles and to overcome gender stereotypes in education, training and in the workplace. This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2015 annual work programme of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme). The call aims at contributing to the promotion of equality between women and men in … [Read more...]

ERA-NET Sumforest call for Transnational Collaborative Research Projects: Sustainable Forests for the Society of the Future

Deadline: 17 June 2016 The ERA-NET Sumforest, funded by the European Union, currently invites proposals for collaborative research and development of transnational consortia of research organizations and companies, under the topic- Sustainable Forests for the Society of the Future. Thematic Areas      The scientific scope of the present call for proposals addresses collaborative projects in three research areas which are incorporated into the following three topics of this … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting National/Transnational Projects to Respond to Violence against Women

Deadline: 1 June 2016 European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for Action grants to support national or transnational projects on multi-agency and multi-disciplinary cooperation to respond to violence against women and/or children, and on tackling underreporting. This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2015 annual work programme of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme). The indicative available budget under this call for proposals … [Read more...]

European Union: Enhancing the Employability of Egyptian Youth

Deadline: 28 April 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for the programme entitled "Support to the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Reform in Egypt - Phase II"  with an objective to enhance the employability of Egyptian youth and unemployed/low-skilled workers and improve their transition to employment, through development /update and implementation of training programmes, in particular, retraining and entrepreneurship programmes with the contribution of … [Read more...]

European Union: CBSS to Support Civil Society Organisations working on Human Rights in Armenia

Deadline: 14 April 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for a country based support scheme (CBSS) with an aim to support civil society in Armenia in working on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural), and democratization. The EU’s actions through EIDHR are designed to help civil society to become an effective force for political reform and defense of human rights. Building on its key strength the EIDHR is able to focus on sensitive political issues … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 8th Call for Proposals to support Business Activities

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for its 8th Call for Proposals to support of commodity development activities in eligible countries. The CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

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