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Deadline   Funder                       Call                                  Summary of Call                                                                       BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA

                                                                              This scheme supports excellent ecological science in Africa by funding
                                                                              innovative research.
1-Sep-10   British Ecological Scoiety   Overseas Bursary Scheme                                                                                                      x                 x
                                                                              Value of the award: up to £7,000

                                                                              This is a ‘Call for UK Participants’ to take part in a four-day consortium-building
                                                                              workshop held in collaboration between the Research Councils UK Digital
1-Sep-10   EPSRC                        Bridging the Urban and Rural divide   Economy and Energy Programmes, and the Department of Science and                             x     x     x     x
                                                                              Technology of India to explore research challenges in ‘Bridging the Urban and
                                                                              Rural Divide’ in preparation for a joint call for proposals.
                                                                              Full Applications Only - Outlines need to be submitted first.These are primarily
                                                                              intended to provide the salary costs of one or more researchers working on a
1-Sep-10   Leverhulme Trust             Research Project Grants               specific and discrete project proposed by the applicant. The great majority of         x     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                              awards involve a spend of up to £250,000 over a duration of two to three years.


                                                                              Provides support for clinical and non-clinical researchers while they are
           MRC(molecular and                                                  establishing themselves as independent principal investigators. The maximum
1-Sep-10                                New Investigator Grants                                                                                                      x     x                        x
           Cellular Medicine)                                                 funding that may be sought is £100,000 for the total fEC. This limit applies to
                                                                              the total (100%) of the full economic cost of which NERC will fund 80%.
           MRC(molecular and                                               Main scheme for supporting biomedical science in UK universities and NHS
1-Sep-10                                Research Grants                                                                                                              x     x                        x
           Cellular Medicine)                                              Trusts.
                                                                           Developmental Clinical Studies (DCS) are an area of strategic priority for the
                                                                           MRC. While these early stage clinical studies will still be assessed by the
           MRC(molecular and                                               Boards, a mechanism has been put in place whereby applicants can receive
1-Sep-10                                Developmental Clinical Studies                                                                                               x     x                        x
           Cellular Medicine)                                              additional advice on aspects of their proposals. This new funding mechanism
                                                                           forms part of an initiative to strengthen the quality and increase the volume of
                                                                           this type of study funded by the MRC.
                                                                           A new approach to funding collaborative research between academia and
           MRC(molecular and            MRC Industry Collaboration Award   industry. Academic partners in MICA applications can seek support for those
1-Sep-10                                                                                                                                                             x     x                        x
           Cellular Medicine)           (MICA)                             costs allowed under the relevant MRC funding scheme. In general, the MRC will
                                                                           expect the industrial party to meet its own costs.
                                                                           Small research grants. This is an open competition for curiosity-motivated
                                                                           basic, strategic or applied research, providing funding for small discrete
                                                                           projects, proof-of-concept studies, pump-priming exercises, or other activities.
1-Sep-10   NERC                         Small Research Grants                                                                                                        x     x     x     x     x
                                                                           The maximum funding that may be sought is £65,000 for the total fEC. This
                                                                           limit applies to the total (100%) of the full economic cost of which NERC will
                                                                           fund 80%.
                                                                           Open competition for curiosity motivated basic strategic or applied research.
1-Sep-10   NERC                         Non-thematic Funding, Small Grants                                                                                           x     x     x     x     x
                                                                           Maximum funding that may be sought is £25,000
                                                                           NERC is seeking an organisation to host the directorate for the biodiversity and
                                        Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service
1-Sep-10   NERC                                                            ecosystem service sustainability programme, a planned five-year (2011-2015),              x                 x
                                        Sustainability Programme
                                                                           £13 million research programme.
                                                                          BBSRC and the Scottish Government's Rural and Environment Research and
                                        BBSRC and Scottish Government co- Analysis Directorate (RERAD) are collaborating to co-fund research into food.
3-Sep-10   BBSRC                                                                                                                                                     x     x     x     x            x
                                        funding collaboration             security and living with environmental change. This call is open to Institutions
                                                                          collaborating with Scottish organisations who do not have HEI status.
                                                                              For innovative projects which expand the levels of knowledge and expertise in
3-Sep-10   Breast Cancer Campaign       Small Pilot Grants                                                                                                           x     x     x                  x
                                                                              breast cancer research in the UK




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                                                                                                   Research Grants - 01-09-2010




Deadline    Funder                       Call                                   Summary of Call                                                                      BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                                EIPGs are to enable researchers to produce a draft protocol, or if funding and
                                                                                time allow, a full systematic review. The purpose of systematic reviews are to
7-Sep-10    British Ecological Scoiety   Ecology into Policy Grant              provide the best available evidence on the likely outcomes of various actions                           x
                                                                                and, if the evidence is unavailable, to highlight areas where further original
                                                                                research is required.

                                                                                Proposals are invited to undertake monitoring of campylobacter in UK broiler
7-Sep-10    Food Standards Agency        Monitoring campylobacter               slaughter batches and carcasses, and collect information from primary                 x     x           x
                                                                                production and processing for risk factor elucidation.


                                                                             Proposals are invited to develop robust predictive modelling tools for
7-Sep-10    Food Standards Agency        Predictive models for campylobacter campylobacter growth and survival in food, particularly thermal death and relate         x     x
                                                                             the findings to the potential for growth and survival following cross
                                                                             contamination in the kitchen.

                                                                                The aim is to identify and quantify the slaughterhouse factors that contribute to
                                         Controlling campylobacter in the
7-Sep-10    Food Standards Agency                                               the contamination of carcasses with campylobacter from colonised and non-             x     x           x
                                         slaughterhouse
                                                                                colonised broiler batches across a range of UK slaughterhouses.

                                                                                This sandpit will focus upon determinants and incentives for changing travel
                                         Transport Grand Challenge: Travel
8-Sep-10    EPSRC                                                               behaviour, habits and practice in order to better understand how we can move                x     x     x     x
                                         behaviour, habits and practice
                                                                                toward increased use of lower carbon transport.
                                                                                The RCUK Global Uncertainties programme invests in high quality research,
                                                                                postgraduate training and knowledge exchange which will ultimately help
                                                                                individuals, governments, businesses and societies to better understand and
                                                                                respond to current and future threats to their security. EPSRC, funders of the
8-Sep-10    EPSRC                        Who do you think you are ? Sandpit                                                                                                 x     x     x     x
                                                                                Home Office INSTINCT Programme and the US Department of Homeland
                                                                                Security intend to provide up to £4 million of research funding, in support of the
                                                                                Global Uncertainties Programme’s aims, for projects addressing issues to be
                                                                                identified at a sandpit called “Who do you think you are?”
            MRC(infections and                                           Provides support for clinical and non-clinical researchers while they are
8-Sep-10                                 New Investigator Grants                                                                                                      x     x                        x
            immunity)                                                    establishing themselves as independent principal investigators.
            MRC(infections and                                           Main scheme for supporting biomedical science in UK universities and NHS
8-Sep-10                              Research Grants                                                                                                                 x     x                        x
            immunity)                                                    Trusts.
                                                                         Developmental Clinical Studies (DCS) are an area of strategic priority for the
                                                                         MRC. While these early stage clinical studies will still be assessed by the
            MRC(infections and                                           Boards, a mechanism has been put in place whereby applicants can receive
8-Sep-10                              Developmental Clinical Studies                                                                                                  x                              x
            immunity)                                                    additional advice on aspects of their proposals. This new funding mechanism
                                                                         forms part of an initiative to strengthen the quality and increase the volume of
                                                                         this type of study funded by the MRC.
                                                                         A new approach to funding collaborative research between academia and
            MRC(infections and        MRC Industry Collaboration Award   industry. Academic partners in MICA applications can seek support for those
8-Sep-10                                                                                                                                                              x     x                        x
            immunity)                 (MICA)                             costs allowed under the relevant MRC funding scheme. In general, the MRC will
                                                                         expect the industrial party to meet its own costs.
                                                                         The call is seeking new innovations to enable people with dementia to live more
9-Sep-10    Technology Strategy Board Living well with dementia                                                                                                       x           x
                                                                         independently.
                                                                         The New Agents Committee (NAC) provides a one-step process for selecting
10-Sep-10   Cancer Research UK        New Agent Committee Trials Funding new anti-cancer treatments and diagnostics and taking them into early clinical               x     x                        x
                                                                         trials.
                                                                         The framework will carry out social science research to support the
10-Sep-10   Food Standards Agency     Social Science Research Framework development, monitoring and evaluation of food policy, and will enable the                                      x
                                                                         agency to commission social science research more effectively in future.




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                                                                                                  Research Grants - 01-09-2010




Deadline    Funder                      Call                                   Summary of Call                                                                     BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                               a joint funding call to support research which will underpin the needs of policy
                                        Research and development on
13-Sep-10   BBSRC                                                              makers and industry aimed at reducing levels of Campylobacter in the food            x     x     x     x     x      x
                                        Campylobacter
                                                                               chain and ultimately the incidence of Campylobacter infection in humans.
                                                                               This call invites proposals for High Performance Computing (HPC) software
                                                                               development to enable science and engineering. Funding in this area will be
                                        HPC Software Development Call
15-Sep-10   EPSRC                                                              provided through a two stage process. This call is for the first stage only.                     x           x
                                        2010/11
                                                                               Subject to the quality of the proposals received, up to £3.5 million is available
                                                                               for this call.

                                                                              Lifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW) is a major cross-council initiative
                                        Lifelong Health and Wellbeing - Pilot
15-Sep-10   MRC                                                               supporting multi-disciplinary research addressing factors across the life course      x     x     x     x            x
                                        Grants
                                                                              that influence healthy ageing and wellbeing in later life

                                                                                The engineering and physical sciences (EPS) and economic and social
                                                                                sciences (ESS) interfaces are of strategic importance to EPSRC. The Cross-
                                          Discipline Hopping: Engineering and Disciplinary Interfaces Programme (C-DIP) aims to enable UK engineers and
16-Sep-10   EPSRC                         Physical Sciences and Economic and physical scientists to be world-leading in research and training at existing and             x     x     x
                                          Social Sciences                       emerging cross-disciplinary interfaces. C-DIP aims to be at the leading edge
                                                                                and to strategically intervene at targeted interfaces that are a priority for
                                                                                EPSRC.
                                                                                The aim of this funding scheme is to directly develop research for patient
17-Sep-10   Cancer Research UK            Discovery Committee Grant                                                                                                 x     x     x                  x
                                                                                benefit.
                                                                                Proposals are invited to undertake a study to provide information on the
                                          Feasibility of developing a rapid on-
17-Sep-10   Food Standards Agency                                               feasibility of development, in terms of cost, speed and ease of use, for a rapid    x                 x
                                          farm test for campylobacter
                                                                                on-site test for campylobacter in poultry production.
                                                                                The objective of the microbiological food safety research theme is to provide
                                                                                robust information on the presence, growth, survival and elimination of micro-
17-Sep-10   Food Standards Agency         Foodbourne Disease                                                                                                        x                 x
                                                                                organisms throughout the food chain; and the extent, distribution, causes, risks
                                                                                and costs of foodborne disease.
                                                                                The Trustees of the Symington Bequest Fund can make grants to Society
                                                                                Members towards costs associated with anatomical research. These may be for
20-Sep-10   Anatomical Society            Symington Bequest Fund                specific purposes - for example the setting up of the Human Embryo Database         x
                                                                                developed out of initial grants from the Symington Fund - or more commonly for
                                                                                a contribution to the costs of travel to scientific meetings.
            National Institute for Health                                       To provide high quality research that will directly affect patients in the NHS.
24-Sep-10                                 Research for Patient Benefit                                                                                              x           x     x            x
            Research                                                            Must be submitted in collaboration with an NHS partner.
                                                                               The i4i Invention for Innovation Programme invites project proposals of up to
                                                                               one year for a collaboration between at least one industry and one research
            National Institute for Health i4i Future Product Development       partner (academic or clinical) to determine the commercial viability of a
24-Sep-10                                                                                                                                                           x     x     x                  x
            Research                      Funding Stream 3a (FPD3a)            proposed device or technology, with the development of a robust route to
                                                                               market and a strong, appropriate consortium being the main deliverables. Costs
                                                                               can be no more than £100k in total and a maximum of 75% funding is available.
                                                                             a call for innovative and transformative research proposals aimed at delivering
                                        Enhancing photosynthesis to achieve
29-Sep-10   BBSRC                                                           a step change in the efficiency of photosynthesis through a multidisciplinary           x     x     x     x     x      x
                                        a step change in productivity
                                                                            approach.
                                                                            The ambition of a Grand Challenge should be far greater than what can be
                                                                            achieved by a single research team or in the span of a single research grant.
29-Sep-10   EPSRC                       Energy networks grand challenge     Applicants are encouraged to look 20-40 years in the future and think what                    x     x     x     x
                                                                            could be achieved on this timescale if researchers from different research
                                                                            groups, disciplines or institutions, were to work together.
            MRC(Population and                                                 Provides support for clinical and non-clinical researchers while they are
29-Sep-10                               New Investigator Grants                                                                                                     x     x                        x
            Systems Medicine Board)                                            establishing themselves as independent principal investigators.




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                                                                                               Research Grants - 01-09-2010




Deadline    Funder                    Call                                  Summary of Call                                                                       BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
            MRC(Population and                                              Main scheme for supporting biomedical science in UK universities and NHS
29-Sep-10                             Research Grants                                                                                                              x     x                        x
            Systems Medicine Board)                                         Trusts.
                                                                            Developmental Clinical Studies (DCS) are an area of strategic priority for the
                                                                            MRC. While these early stage clinical studies will still be assessed by the
            MRC(Population and                                              Boards, a mechanism has been put in place whereby applicants can receive
29-Sep-10                             Developmental Clinical Studies                                                                                               x     x                        x
            Systems Medicine Board)                                         additional advice on aspects of their proposals. This new funding mechanism
                                                                            forms part of an initiative to strengthen the quality and increase the volume of
                                                                            this type of study funded by the MRC.
                                                                            A new approach to funding collaborative research between academia and
            MRC(Population and        MRC Industry Collaboration Award      industry. Academic partners in MICA applications can seek support for those
29-Sep-10                                                                                                                                                          x     x                        x
            Systems Medicine Board)   (MICA)                                costs allowed under the relevant MRC funding scheme. In general, the MRC will
                                                                            expect the industrial party to meet its own costs.
                                                                            The Research Councils UK (RCUK) Energy Programme is looking to support a
                                                                            Bioenergy SUPERGEN ‘Hub’. The PI of this Hub will act as Bioenergy
30-Sep-10   EPSRC                     SUPERGEN Bioenergy 'Hub' call         ‘Research Director’, taking research in Bioenergy forward to meet the UK’s             x     x
                                                                            future renewable energy requirements. There is up to £2.75 million available for
                                                                            this call, and the duration of the grant will be for five years.


                                                                            Research, treatment, equipment, care and support for people in Norfolk &
30-Sep-10   Big C                     Project Grants                                                                                                               x     x     x                  x
                                                                            Waveney affected by cancer.


30-Sep-10   Big C                     Student Bursaries Scheme              Provides support for students for up to 8 weeks.                                       x     x     x                  x
                                                                            AICR awards grants to support fundamental or translational research into the
                                                                            causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. We do not
1-Oct-10    AICR                      Research Grants                                                                                                              x     x                        x
                                                                            support clinical research. We will consider applications that include some
                                                                            clinical research in a project which is mostly basic or translational.

                                      Statement of Need for a               EPSRC invites statements of need for Collaborative Computational Projects
1-Oct-10    EPSRC                                                                                                                                                              x
                                      Collaborative Computational Project   (CCPs) in the remit of EPSRC.
                                                                            You can submit applications at any time (responsive mode) for consideration by
6-Oct-10    BBSRC                     Responsive Mode                                                                                                              x     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                            one of the 4 Research Committees.
                                                                            Assists early-career researchers - newly employed university lecturers, lecturer
                                                                            level equivalent fellows whose awards were secured in open competition, and
6-Oct-10    BBSRC                     New Investigator Grants                                                                                                      x     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                            researchers in Research Council Institutes at the unified Research Council
                                                                            Band E or its equivalent - to secure their first major element of research funding.

                                                                            Science-led, responsive mode grants where an industrial partner contributes in
6-Oct-10    BBSRC                     Industrial Partnership Award                                                                                                 x     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                            cash (not ‘in-kind’) at least 10% of the full economic cost of the project.
            MRC(neurosciences and                                           Provides support for clinical and non-clinical researchers while they are
6-Oct-10                              New Investigator Grants                                                                                                      x     x                        x
            mental Health)                                                  establishing themselves as independent principal investigators.
            MRC(neurosciences and                                           Main scheme for supporting biomedical science in UK universities and NHS
6-Oct-10                              Research Grants                                                                                                              x     x                        x
            mental Health)                                                  Trusts.
                                                                            Developmental Clinical Studies (DCS) are an area of strategic priority for the
                                                                            MRC. While these early stage clinical studies will still be assessed by the
            MRC(neurosciences and                                           Boards, a mechanism has been put in place whereby applicants can receive
6-Oct-10                              Developmental Clinical Studies                                                                                               x     x                        x
            mental Health)                                                  additional advice on aspects of their proposals. This new funding mechanism
                                                                            forms part of an initiative to strengthen the quality and increase the volume of
                                                                            this type of study funded by the MRC.




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                                                                                                  Research Grants - 01-09-2010




Deadline    Funder                       Call                                  Summary of Call                                                                      BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                               A new approach to funding collaborative research between academia and
            MRC(neurosciences and        MRC Industry Collaboration Award      industry. Academic partners in MICA applications can seek support for those
6-Oct-10                                                                                                                                                             x     x                        x
            mental Health)               (MICA)                                costs allowed under the relevant MRC funding scheme. In general, the MRC will
                                                                               expect the industrial party to meet its own costs.
            National Institite for Health                                      HTA Clinical Trials has expanded its remit to become the HTA Clinical
            Research - Health                                                  Evaluation and Trials funding stream and grants are now available for
7-Oct-10                                  Clinical Trials and Evaluation                                                                                                                            x
            Technology Assessment                                              evaluation studies falling within the remit of the HTA programme, as well as
            Programme                                                          normal clinical trials.
                                                                               The i4i Invention for Innovation Programme invites project proposals of up to
                                                                               one year for a collaboration between at least one industry and one research
            National Institute for Health i4i Future Product Development       partner (academic or clinical) to determine the commercial viability of a
8-Oct-10                                                                                                                                                             x     x     x                  x
            Research                      Funding Stream 3a (FPD3a)            proposed device or technology, with the development of a robust route to
                                                                               market and a strong, appropriate consortium being the main deliverables. Costs
                                                                               can be no more than £100k in total and a maximum of 75% funding is available.
                                                                               directed towards leading researchers who can demonstrate an impressive track-
            National Institute for Health                                      record of achievement in applied health research. Each programme will fund a
11-Oct-10                                 Programme Grants                                                                                                           x     x     x                  x
            Research                                                           series of related projects which form a coherent theme in an area of priority or
                                                                               need for the NHS.
                                                                               The Cross-Disciplinary Interfaces Programme (C-DIP) wishes to support cross-
                                                                               disciplinary proposals at the engineering and physical sciences and economic
                                         Promoting Cross-Disciplinary
                                                                               and social sciences interfaces, with the majority of outputs looking to strengthen
                                         Research: Engineering and Physical
12-Oct-10   EPSRC                                                              and feed back into the engineering and physical sciences. EPSRC invites                     x     x     x
                                         Sciences and Economic and Social
                                                                               applications from integrated cross-disciplinary groups to undertake research at
                                         Sciences
                                                                               these interfaces and promote cross-disciplinary culture and exchange across
                                                                               the respective disciplines.
                                                                               These grants are awarded to provide support for a project designed to seek an
13-Oct-10   Arthritis Research UK        Project Grants                                                                                                              x     x                        x
                                                                               answer to a single question or small group of related questions.
                                                                               The strategic Tools and Resources Development Fund (s-TRDF) aims to:
                                                                               Support small or short-duration pump-priming research projects and/or bring
                                                                               together communities for collaborative purposes, including resource or
                                                                               standards development, in areas of strategic importance and Initiate novel
14-Oct-10   BBSRC                        Strategic Tools and Resources                                                                                               x     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                               technology or methods driven activities to facilitate the development and uptake
                                                                               of new approaches to enable advances in bioscience, within the remit of our
                                                                               Strategic Plan 2010-2015 (see releated links) and the strategic research
                                                                               priorities
                                                                               The 2010 Work Programme for the Transport theme of FP7 was published on
                                                                               30 July 2009. It includes the details of all of the Calls published this year
                                                                               through the theme, which include a Joint Call on the Green Car initiative and a
14-Oct-10   EU (FP7)                     FP7-AAT-201-RTD-CHINA                                                                                                       x                 x
                                                                               Joint Call on ‘Oceans of Tomorrow’.


                                                                               The 2010 Work Programme for the Transport theme of FP7 was published on
                                                                               30 July 2009. It includes the details of all of the Calls published this year
                                                                               through the theme, which include a Joint Call on the Green Car initiative and a
14-Oct-10   EU (FP7)                     FP7-AAT-2010-RTD-RUSSIA                                                                                                     x                 x
                                                                               Joint Call on ‘Oceans of Tomorrow’.


                                                                               FP7-2010-GC-ELECTROCHEMICAL-STORAGE- Public-Private Partnership on
                                                                               Green Cars. The 2010 Work Programme for the Transport theme of FP7 was
                                                                               published on 30 July 2009. It includes the details of all of the Calls published
                                         fp7-2010-GC-ELECTROCHEMICAL
14-Oct-10   EU (FP7)                                                           this year through the theme, which include a Joint Call on the Green Car                    x           x
                                         STORAGE
                                                                               initiative and a Joint Call on ‘Oceans of Tomorrow’.




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                                                                                                    Research Grants - 01-09-2010




Deadline    Funder                       Call                                    Summary of Call                                                                      BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                         FP7 ERC Starting independent            Projects must involve participation by at least one independent legal entity
            European Research
14-Oct-10                                researcher grants - physical sciences   established in a member state or associated country. The budget for this call is      x     x     x     x     x      x
            Council
                                         and engineering                         40 per cent of an overall budget of 661.4 million euros.
                                                                                 As part of the developing NIHR/MRC strategy for health research, the EME
                                                                                 programme invites proposals for 'science driven' studies that: • evaluate clinical
            National Institute for Health Efficacy and Mechanism                 efficacy of interventions (where proof of concept in humans has already been
15-Oct-10                                                                                                                                                              x     x     x                  x
            Research                      Programme(EME)                         achieved) • add significantly to our understanding of biological or behavioural
                                                                                 mechanisms and processes • explore new scientific or clinical principles •
                                                                                 include the development or testing of new methodologies.
                                                                                 The aim is to encourage and facilitate others to research, introduce and
            Royal Geographical                                                   disseminate successful innovations for the benefit of students of geography at
15-Oct-10                                Ray Y Gildea Jr Award                                                                                                         x                 x
            Society                                                              higher education/college level or at secondary school level. The grant is worth
                                                                                 ?1,000 for a period of up to three years.
            STFC (Science and                                                    The aim of the STFC Innovation Programme is to support the flow of technology
                                         Innovations Partnership Scheme
15-Oct-10   Technology Facilities                                                from the STFC funded research of UK universities and laboratories to industry               x           x
                                         (IPS)
            Council)                                                             or to academics from other disciplines towards commercialization.
                                                                                 The Invention for Innovation Programme wishes to invite project proposals of up
            National Institute for Health                                        to 12 months to investigate first whether a piece of prior basic research or an
22-Oct-10                                 i4i(Stream 1)                                                                                                                x     x     x                  x
            Research                                                             innovative use of an existing technology could provide a solution to an existing
                                                                                 or emerging healthcare need
                                                                                 awards of up to £100k to enable a research team to undertake preparatory work
            National Institute for Health
25-Oct-10                                 Programme Development Grants           that will position them to submit a successful Programme Grant application in a       x     x     x                  x
            Research
                                                                                 subsequent funding competition
                                                                                 This enables scientists to develop research ideas to a stage where commercial
                                                                                 opportunities (eg licensing, seed or equity funds) can be secured. Awards last
27-Oct-10   NERC                         Follow-on Fund                          up to 12 months with no limit on the funding request amount, however the              x     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                                 amount sought should be reasonable according to the work to be carried out
                                                                                 (typically between £80,000 and £100,000).
                                                                                 AICR awards grants to support fundamental or translational research into the
                                                                                 causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. We do not
29-Oct-10   AICR                         Research Grants                                                                                                               x     x                        x
                                                                                 support clinical research. We will consider applications that include some
                                                                                 clinical research in a project which is mostly basic or translational.

29-Oct-10   Cancer Research UK           Project Grants                          Proposals are encouraged in any area of basic, clinical or translation research.      x     x                        x
                                                                                 This funding is for ‘proof of concept’ at the very early stage of turning research
30-Oct-10   BBSRC                        Follow on Funding                                                                                                             x     x     x     x            x
                                                                                 outputs into a commercial proposition.
                                                                                 The Foundation mainly support medical research and other medically related
31-Oct-10   Newman Foundation            Research Grants                                                                                                               x     x                        x
                                                                                 charitable endeavours, but small grants are made in other fields.
                                                                                 The RSC Research Fund exists to assist members of the RSC in their research
31-Oct-10   Royal Society of Chemistry Research Fund                                                                                                                   x     x           x            x
                                                                                 by the provision of grants of up to £2000.
                                                                                 Supports smaller scale ecological research work. Research must be
1-Nov-10    British Ecological Society   Small Ecological Project Grants         independent of higher degrees. Value of the award: up to £1,000 travel costs          x                 x
                                                                                 and up to £1,500 other expenses.
                                                                                 For undergraduates who want to spend all or part of their vacation undertaking
                                         Undergraduate Ecological Project
1-Nov-10    British Ecological Society                                           an SEPG or any other independent ecological research project but cannot afford        x                 x
                                         Support
                                                                                 to do so. Value of the award: up to £2,000
                                                                                 Project must involve participation by at east one indepentent legal entity
            European Research            FP7 ERC starting independent
9-Nov-10                                                                         established in a member state or associated country. The budget for this call is      x
            Council                      research grants
                                                                                 35 percent of an overall budget of 661.4 million euros.
            MRC(Infections and
9-Nov-10    immunity and Molecular       Programme Grants                        Provide larger, longer term (five years) and renewable programme funding.             x     x     x                  x
            and Cellular Medicine)




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Deadline    Funder                   Call                                Summary of Call                                                                        BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                         The partnership grant aims to provide support for collaborative activities that
            MRC(infections and                                           add value to existing research or helps galvanise researchers in a particular
9-Nov-10                             Partnership Grant                                                                                                           x     x
            immunity)                                                    field, or complementary fields, to address important issues that cannot be
                                                                         addressed through other funding arrangements.
                                                                         The partnership grant aims to provide support for collaborative activities that
            MRC(molecular and                                            add value to existing research or helps galvanise researchers in a particular
9-Nov-10                             Partnership Grant                                                                                                           x     x                        x
            Cellular Medicine)                                           field, or complementary fields, to address important issues that cannot be
                                                                         addressed through other funding arrangements.
                                                                         This scheme funds research in all types of biomarkers (predisposition,
                                     Biomarkers & Imaging Discovery &    screening, diagnostic, prognostic, predictive, pharmacological and surrogate
10-Nov-10   Cancer Research UK                                                                                                                                   x     x                        x
                                     Development Project Grants          response) using invasive (i.e., surgical specimens or biofluids) and non-invasive
                                                                         (i.e., imaging) technologies.
                                     NSF/EPSRC Materials Proposals       The call is an initiative to foster opportunities for collaborative activities in
10-Nov-10   EPSRC                                                                                                                                                      x
                                     Call 2010                           materials research between researchers in the US and the rest of the world.
                                                                         Fight for Sight is keen to support original and ground breaking research into eye
                                                                         disease. Project Grants of up to £160,000 are available to non-clinician
12-Nov-10   Fight for Sight          Project Grants                                                                                                              x     x                        x
                                                                         scientists and qualified clinicians wishing to undertake research in all fields of
                                                                         ophthalmic research relevant to the aims of the Charity.
                                                                         provide funding of up to three years, usually for the support of one person, to
12-Nov-10   Leukaemia Research Fund Project Grants                                                                                                               x     x     x                  x
                                                                         answer a single question or to develop new areas of research.
                                                                         The Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS) is a new, rigorously-
                                     Developmental Pathway Funding
18-Nov-10   MRC                                                          assessed, funding scheme set up by the MRC to help strengthen the translation           x     x     x                  x
                                     Scheme
                                                                         of fundamental research towards patient benefit.
                                                                         New Investigator Awards will support world-class researchers who are no more
                                                                         than five years from appointment to their first academic position, but who can
                                                                         already show that they have the ability to innovate and drive advances in their
22-Nov-10   Wellcome Trust           New Investigator Grants                                                                                                     x     x     x                  x
                                                                         field of study. They should be able to articulate a compelling long-term vision for
                                                                         their research and demonstrate the talent, track record and originality to achieve
                                                                         it.
                                                                         Senior Investigator Awards will support exceptional, world-class researchers,
                                                                         who hold an established academic position and have a compelling long-term
22-Nov-10   Wellcome Trust           Senior Investigator Awards          vision for their research. We will support researchers who have an international        x     x     x                  x
                                                                         track-record of significant achievement, who have demonstrated the originality
                                                                         and impact of their research, and who are leading their field.
                                                                         Lifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW) is a major cross-council initiative
24-Nov-10   MRC                      Lifelong Health and Wellbeing       supporting multi-disciplinary research addressing factors across the life course              x     x     x            x
                                                                         that influence healthy ageing and wellbeing in later life
                                                                         The Small Grants scheme aims to provide support for applications from junior
                                                                         investigators and/or for feasibility/pilot studies. Small Grants provide support for
                                                                         a defined piece of work with objectives that can be achieved in the time
26-Nov-10   Cancer Research UK       Small Grants                                                                                                                x     x                        x
                                                                         specified. Applications are judged on the basis of scientific excellence,
                                                                         innovation, relevance to cancer research and potential impact on policy and
                                                                         practice.
                                                                         The research must be of relevance to the applicant’s studies and must last more
                                                                         than four weeks. A single grant of up to £2,500 is available to cover expenses
            Royal Geographical
26-Nov-10                            Hong Kong Research Grant            for travel, equipment, data collection and subsistence in the field.                                      x
            Society
                                                                         Award amount max: £2500




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Deadline    Funder                    Call                                     Summary of Call                                                                        BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                               The Translational Stem Cell Research Committee (TSCRC) has been
                                                                               established to fund investigator-led research proposals that have clear
                                      Translational stem cell research -
30-Nov-10   MRC                                                                translational goals, and will consider applications from across the UK. The             x     x     x                  x
                                      Response mode funding
                                                                               funding mechanism will also provide a platform for partnership funding which
                                                                               will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
                                                                               Clinical study awards are for clinical trials and related studies, applications must
                                                                               be made via involvement with an Arthritis Research UK Clinical Studies Group
1-Dec-10    Arthritis Research UK     Clinical Study Awards                    (CSG). CSG support must be sought by applicant(s). To assist in considering             x     x                        x
                                                                               whether to support a given proposal the CSG may seek an initial international
                                                                               peer commentary
                                                                               The Project Grant provides support for larger pieces of high quality, diabetes
1-Dec-10    Diabetes UK               Project Grants                           related research. Applications should normally be for hypothesis-driven                 x     x                        x
                                                                               projects.
                                                                               Consortium grants. These support collaborative research into specific issues
1-Dec-10    NERC                      Consortium Grants                        that cannot be addressed through other funding modes. Grants are worth up to            x     x     x     x     x
                                                                               £3.5 million for a period of up to five years.
                                                                               This is an open competition for curiosity-motivated basic, strategic or applied
1-Dec-10    NERC                      Standard Grants                          research.                                                                               x     x           x

                                                                               The Small Grants scheme aims to provide support for applications from junior
                                                                               investigators and/or for feasibility/pilot studies. Small Grants provide support for
                                                                               a defined piece of work with objectives that can be achieved in the time
3-Dec-10    Cancer Research UK        Small Grants                                                                                                                     x     x                        x
                                                                               specified. Applications are judged on the basis of scientific excellence,
                                                                               innovation, relevance to cancer research and potential impact on policy and
                                                                               practice.
                                                                               The fund aims to support the transition of ideas arising from ESPRC supported
                                                                               research into commercial applications. The intention is to enhance academic
3-Dec-10    EPSRC                     Collaboration Fund Grants                engagement with companies and industry and to facilitate economic impact at                   x     x     x     x      x
                                                                               the highest level. Up to £100,000 is available for an expected period of up to 12
                                                                               months (exceptionally up to 18 months).
                                                                               Programme grants are awarded to established groups undertaking research
                                                                               relevant to the aims of arc and which have a substantial research track record
15-Dec-10   Arthritis Research UK     Programme Grants                                                                                                                 x     x                        x
                                                                               already supported by project grants from the arc, research councils or other
                                                                               funding bodies operating peer review.
            MRC(Neurosciences and
            mental Health and
16-Dec-10                             Programme Grants                         Provide larger, longer term (five years) and renewable programme funding.               x     x     x                  x
            Populations and Systems
            Medicine)
                                                                               The partnership grant aims to provide support for collaborative activities that
            MRC(neurosciences and                                              add value to existing research or helps galvanise researchers in a particular
16-Dec-10                             Partnership Grant                                                                                                                x     x                        x
            mental Health)                                                     field, or complementary fields, to address important issues that cannot be
                                                                               addressed through other funding arrangements.
                                                                               The partnership grant aims to provide support for collaborative activities that
            MRC(Population and                                                 add value to existing research or helps galvanise researchers in a particular
16-Dec-10                             Partnership Grant                                                                                                                x     x                        x
            Systems Medicine Board)                                            field, or complementary fields, to address important issues that cannot be
                                                                               addressed through other funding arrangements.
                                                                               European Commission Framework programme 7: Cooperation Funding
                                                                               supports projects which address future and emerging technologies, particularly
31-Dec-10   EU-FP7                    FP7-ICT-2009-C                           under the theme of challenging current thinking. The budget for this call is 30         x     x           x
                                                                               million euros.




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Deadline      Funder                       Call                                  Summary of Call                                                                       BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                              Trustees will award grants of up to £15,000 for research projects in line with the
                                                                              Foundation’s areas of interest including: Children and Families, Education, Law
31-Dec-10     Nuffield Foundation          Social Science Small Grants Scheme & Society, Older People and the Finances, Government, Law Mark &                                            x
                                                                              Constitutional Change, Poverty & Disadvantage, Cross National Comparisons,
                                                                              Reviews of Government Policy & Practice, Development in Africa.
                                                                                 The Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) provides a
                                           EPSRC small grants (with Royal        number of grants up to £3,000 annually for research related to EPSRC strategic
22-Jan-11     EPSRC                                                                                                                                                                       x
                                           Geographical Society)                 themes priority topics (these include energy demand / use, climate change and
                                                                                 sustainable urban environments)
                                                                                 This provides ecologists, recently appointed to academic posts, support for their
31-Jan-11     British Ecological Society   Early career project grant                                                                                                   x                 x
                                                                                 innovative or important research of a pure or applied nature.
                                                                                 This is for investigators at the outset of their scientific career, who are within
                                                                                 three years of first becoming eligible to apply for NERC funding as a principal
                                                                                 investigator, and who have not previously received research funding. The
1-Feb-11      NERC                         New Investigator Competition                                                                                                 x     x           x
                                                                                 maximum award available is £40,000 for the total directly incurred costs. In
                                                                                 addition, NERC will pay 80 per cent of directly allocated and indirect costs.


                                                                                 This award will fund salary support and research funds for a junior faculty
                                                                                 member who wishes to undertake a mentored basic and/or clinical research
                                                                                 project in the bleeding disorders field. The applicant would be expected to
No deadline   Bayer AG                     Early Career Investigator Award                                                                                              x     x                        x
                                                                                 dedicate a significant amount of time to the project. Examples of topics for
                                                                                 research projects that might be considered for these awards include, but are not
                                                                                 limited to:
                                                                                 The Special Project Award is designed to support a wide range of research
No deadline   Bayer AG                     Special Project Award                 projects in the field of hemophilia. Examples of the types of projects that might      x     x                        x
                                                                                 be considered for these awards include, but are not limited to, those related to:
                                                                                 To foster the translation of ideas into innovation Bayer are looking for novel drug
No deadline   Bayer AG                     From Targets to Novel Drugs                                                                                                  x     x                        x
                                                                                 targets as a basis for the development of new therapeutic approaches
                                                                                 Each partnership, lasting between 1 and 3 years, employs 1 or more high-
                                                                                 calibre KTP Associates (early-career researchers) to work on an innovative
                                                                                 project within industry. Associates are jointly supervised by the participating
No deadline   BBSRC                        Knowledge Transfer Partnerships                                                                                              x     x     x     x            x
                                                                                 industrial and academic partners. Government support is delivered through a
                                                                                 grant to the academic partner. In addition, a contribution from the participating
                                                                                 company fully covers an HEI’s cost of participation.

                                           Follow on Funding Pathfinder          Our new pathfinder scheme enables potential follow-on funding applicants to
No deadline   BBSRC                                                                                                                                                     x     x     x     x     x      x
                                           Scheme                                secure small amounts of funding to carry out preliminary commercial activities.
                                                                                 Letters of enquiry for funding accepted in the following areas: Diarrhea,
              Bill and Melinda Gates                                             HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health, Neglected Diseases,
No deadline                                Letters of enquiry                                                                                                           x     x                        x
              Foundation                                                         Nutrition, Pneumonia & Flu, Polio, Tuberculosis, Vaccines

                                                                                 Connects young researchers Europe-wide and helps to launch them on an
No deadline   British Council              Research Networks                                                                                                            x     x     x     x     x
                                                                                 international career in science.
                                                                                 The BHF is keen to encourage scientists from outside traditional cardiovascular
                                                                                 biology to engage in cardiovascular research. We are therefore seeking to
                                                                                 award one-off grants of up to £300,000 and not more than three years’ duration
No deadline   British Heart Foundation     New Horizons Grant                    to groups of scientists who can bring novel expertise to cardiovascular                x     x                        x
                                                                                 research. Examples of such collaborations would include cooperatives between
                                                                                 biologists and engineers, physicists, mathematicians etc. A New Horizons
                                                                                 Grant could be a prelude to a future Programme Grant




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Deadline      Funder                     Call                                  Summary of Call                                                                        BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
No deadline   British Heart Foundation   Project Grants                        For short-term research projects lasting up to 3 years.                                 x     x                        x
                                                                               will provide five years of funding to new, non-clinical investigators who have just
                                                                               taken up their first Higher Education Funding Council (HEFC) funded post in
                                                                               England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. The purpose of the award is to
No deadline   Cancer Research UK         Career Establishment Awards                                                                                                   x     x     x                  x
                                                                               encourage the best new investigators to develop a career in cancer research,
                                                                               and to provide the core support required to enable successful applicants to
                                                                               establish their own research groups.
                                                                               The aim of this funding scheme is to directly develop research for patient
No deadline   Cancer Research UK         Discovery Committee Grant                                                                                                     x     x                        x
                                                                               benefit.
No deadline   Diabetes UK                Small Grants                          To enable researchers to undertake small research projects or pilot studies.            x     x                        x

                                                                               Responsive mode funding is very flexible. Projects ranging from small travel
                                                                               grants to multi-million pound research programmes. You can apply for whatever
                                                                               length of funding you require, whether it is a month or six years. You can apply
                                                                               for funding for a wide range of activities, including research projects, feasibility
No deadline   EPSRC                      Responsive Mode Standard Grants                                                                                                     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                               studies, instrument development, equipment, travel and collaboration, and long-
                                                                               term funding to develop or maintain critical mass. We particularly want to
                                                                               encourage high-risk/high-return research proposals relating to new concepts or
                                                                               techniques. There are no closing dates so you can apply at any time.
                                                                               The first grant scheme is to help new academics apply for research funding at
No deadline   EPSRC                      First Grants                          the start of their careers. Funding is capped at £125,000 (calculated at 100%                 x     x     x     x      x
                                                                               full economic costs - with EPSRC contributing at 80% fEC) and a maximum
                                                                               duration of 2 years.
                                                                               The awards will provide short-term support to pump prime new collaborations
                                                                            between researchers from core ICT fields with other disciplines or user fields,
No deadline   EPSRC                      Discipline Hopping                                                                                                            x     x     x     x     x      x
                                                                            with the aim of fostering interactions, bringing a multidisciplinary and user-
                                                                            driven focus to their research.
                                                                            This programme aims to enable researchers to develop new collaborations and
No deadline   EPSRC                      Mathematical Sciences Small Grants study new techniques with recognised and established members of the                                    x     x     x
                                                                            community. The maximum value of grants made under this call is £20,000 full
                                         Support for Symposia and
                                                                            Funding is primarily to stimulate research rather than training, but limited
No deadline   EPSRC                      Workshops by the EPSRC                                                                                                                    x     x     x
                                                                            resources may be earmarked to support student attendance.
                                         Mathematical Sciences Programme
                                                                               The aim of these networks is to create new interdisciplinary research
                                                                               communities and topics by developing interaction between the research
No deadline   EPSRC                      Network Grants                        community and appropriate science, technology and industrial groups. Funding                  x     x     x     x      x
                                                                               for a maximum of three years is provided to cover the operating and support
                                                                               costs of a network.
                                                                               These support academic researchers to: visit recognised non-UK centres for
No deadline   EPSRC                      Overseas Travel Grants                short periods of time in order to study new techniques; travel from the UK to                 x     x     x     x      x
                                                                               initiate or foster international collaboration. Grants may cover travel and
                                                                               The programme aims to stimulate the public's interest in contemporary
                                         Partnerships for Public Engagement    research, including work funded by EPSRC. EPSRC offers standard, pilot and
No deadline   EPSRC                                                                                                                                                          x     x     x     x      x
                                         Awards                                urgent grants under this scheme. Urgent awards which will receive funding of up
                                                                               to £10,000.
                                                                               Researchers may apply for follow-on support to allow a PDRA reaching the end
                                         Postdoctoral Mobility Mechanism       of a project in one discipline to transfer their knowledge and skills to another
No deadline   EPSRC                                                                                                                                                    x     x     x     x     x      x
                                         Grants                                discipline. Up to £75,000 can be sought for the salary of the PDRA, and travel
                                                                               and consumables.
                                                                               These cover salary costs and travel subsistence for scientists and engineers of
                                                                               acknowledged standing, either from within the UK or abroad, to visit the hosting
No deadline   EPSRC                      Visiting Researchers Grants                                                                                                         x     x     x     x      x
                                                                               investigator's organisation. Applications must be submitted by the UK host
                                                                               organisation.




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Deadline      Funder                 Call                                Summary of Call                                                                       BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                         You can get involved by applying to attend a sandpit or submitting a topic for a
                                                                         future sandpit. There is an open call for participants for each sandpit event and
No deadline   EPSRC                  Ideas Factory                                                                                                                    x     x     x     x      x
                                                                         an annual call for IDEAS topics. You can register your interest for future calls by
                                                                         contacting ideas@epsrc.ac.uk. Calls are also published on the EPSRC website.

                                                                         The aim of Platform Grant funding is to provide a baseline of flexible support (a
                                                                         platform) that can be used for the retention of key staff, feasibility studies,
                                                                         longer-term research and International Networking. Applicants are required to
                                                                         have an internationally leading reputation and a high international profile. They
No deadline   EPSRC                  Platform Grants                     must be able to demonstrate that their group has a strong track record in                    x     x     x     x      x
                                                                         obtaining support from EPSRC and other funding sources. They should hold a
                                                                         substantial portfolio (a range of grants relating to the research area of the
                                                                         Platform Grant) of current EPSRC research grant funding, typically over £2
                                                                         million in value which Platform Grant funding would underpin.

                                                                         Programme grants, which can be awarded for up to six years duration, are a
                                                                         flexible mechanism for providing funding to address significant major research
No deadline   EPSRC                  Programme Grants                    challenges. Following a number of reviews, it is evident that giving                         x     x     x     x      x
                                                                         leading researchers the stability of long-term funding allows them the
                                                                         flexibility to be creative, innovative and able to address some key challenges.

                                                                         Researchers from UK higher education institutions can apply to use equipment
                                     New materials research equipment    at seven new services. These services provide free access at point of use to UK
no deadline   EPSRC                                                                                                                                             x     x           x            x
                                     services                            academic researchers, including travel and accommodation. There are no
                                                                         closing dates and you can apply at any time.

                                                                         Researchers from UK higher education institutions can apply to use the
no deadline   EPSRC                  Focussed-ion-beam nanofabrication   focussed ion-beam nanofabrication facilities at the London Centre for                        x
                                                                         Nanotechnology. Access is free, including travel and subsistence in the UK.

                                                                         In response to the 2009 Gateway review of the HECToR project, EPSRC are
                                     HECToR Resource Allocation Panel    piloting a new access class for the HECToR service called 'Direct Access'
no deadline   EPSRC                                                                                                                                             x     x     x     x     x      x
                                     (RAP)                               (Class 1b) where users can request significant amounts (>1,000,000 AUs) of
                                                                         computing resource only for a period of up to six months.
                                                                         Awards ranging from £15,000 to £1.5 million, at 100 per cent full economic cost,
                                                                         will be made to eligible institutions to allow individuals or research teams to
No deadline   ESRC                   Research Grants                                                                                                            x     x     x     x            x
                                                                         undertake small or large research projects in subject areas falling within the
                                                                         ESRC remit.
                                                                         The UK Economic and Social Research Council and the Fonds zur Förderung
                                                                         der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (Austrian Science Fund - FWF) are pleased
No deadline   ESRC                   ESRC - FWF bilateral guidance                                                                                              x                 x
                                                                         to announce their bilateral agreement to facilitate collaborations between social
                                                                         scientists in the UK and Austria.
              European Science       Cosmology in the Laboratory         These grants are to initiate or strengthen links between research groups.
No deadline                                                                                                                                                                       x
              Foundation             (COSLAB)
                                                                         Provide funding of up to five years for the support of a team to tackle more long-
No deadline   Leukaemia Research Fund Programme Grants                                                                                                          x     x           x            x
                                                                         term goals.




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Deadline      Funder                      Call                                 Summary of Call                                                                    BIO   CHE   CMP   ENV   MTHS   PHA
                                                                               The ultimate aim of the NIHR Health Services Research (HSR) programme is to
                                                                               lead to an increase in service quality and patient safety through better ways of
                                                                               planning and providing health services. The HSR programme will fund both
                                                                               primary research and evidence syntheses, depending on the availability of
                                                                               existing research and the most appropriate way of responding to important
                                                                               knowledge gaps.The types of projects that the HSR programme may fund
              National Institute for Health Health Services Research
No deadline                                                                    include:Cultural and organisational issues around patient safety; Applied                       x                  x
              Research                      Programme
                                                                               methodology research (that falls outside the MRC-NIHR Methodology Research
                                                                               Programme remit) such as development of patient-reported health status
                                                                               measures and specific risk adjustment models for existing databases;
                                                                               Making better use of existing research knowledge through modelling;
                                                                               Knowledge exchange/transfer within organisations; Measurement of quality
                                                                               improvement;

                                                                               The Connect A scheme facilitates and promotes new partnerships between
                                                                               universities and research institutes and public/private sector science users,
No deadline   NERC                        Connect A Scheme                     such as industry, business, commerce or public sector agencies. The maximum         x     x           x
                                                                               funding that may be sought is £4,000 for the total directly incurred costs. NERC
                                                                               will pay the appropriate proportion of full economic costs.
                                                                               These are usually prompted by unexpected and transient scientific opportunities
No deadline   NERC                        Urgency Applications                 such as earthquakes, drought, temporary exposure or short-timescale events in       x                 x
                                                                               an ecosystem.
                                                                               Integrated ocean drilling programme: post-cruise support. The scheme funds up
                                          Integrated Ocean Drilling            to six months' of post-cruise research between IODP special topic grants
No deadline   NERC                                                                                                                                                                   x
                                          Programme: Post Cruise Support       rounds. Grants for PDRAs will be for a maximum of £16,500 full economic
                                                                               costs. PGRA grants may be worth up to £8,250 FEC.
                                          Integrated Ocean Drilling            Integrated ocean drilling programme: rapid response awards. These support a
No deadline   NERC                        Programme: Rapid Response            limited number of small-scale, short research activities specifically related to                      x
                                          Awards                               IODP leg objectives. Awards may be worth up to £2,750 full economic costs.
              National Institute for Health FSF Funding(Please speak to yourFunding can be applied for to develop NIHR proposals involving NNUH(£1000
No deadline                                                                                                                                                        x     x     x                  x
              Research                      research manager)               per proposal)
                                                                            Funding can be applied for to develop staff to hold NIHR Grants. Can only be
                                                                            used for development and mentoring purposes and not for protocol
No deadline   Norfolk and Suffolk CLRN FSF Funding                                                                                                                 x     x     x                  x
                                                                            development. Other funding may also be available from some of the research
                                                                            networks.
                                                                            This Scheme makes small grants for social science research expenses. Awards
No deadline   Nuffield Foundation        Social Science Small Grants Scheme are normally up to £7,500, although in exceptional circumstances awards may                              x
                                                                            be made of up to a maximum of £12,000.
                                                                            The aim of the scheme is to support activities promoting public awareness of
                                         Public Activities Small Grants
No deadline   Royal Society of Chemistry                                    chemistry and the chemical sciences. Small grants worth up to £250, and large          x     x
                                         Scheme
                                                                            grants worth between £500 and £5,000 are available.
                                                                            The Society of Orthopaedic Medicine would like to encourage research in the
              Society of Orthopaedic
No deadline                              Grants                             field of musculoskeletal medicine. We have £5000 per annum available to                x                              x
              Medicine
                                                                            support postgraduate students or researchers




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