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Alcohol Change UK - New Horizons Grant Programme (UK)

Alcohol Change UK is a charity that is dedicated to funding work that improves understanding of what causes excessive drinking, how it can be prevented and the best ways of tackling the problems it causes. Through the New Horizons programme the charity aims to explore how people’s experience of alcohol harm is affected by their membership of, identification with, or exclusion from groups and communities, and how constructions of meaning within a community may promote or prevent alcohol harm amongst its members. The charity welcome proposals that address any aspects of alcohol use, harm and treatment services, and how these relate to groups, communities and meaning.

Bloodwise - Early Phase Clinical Trial Grants (UK)

Bloodwise is a UK based charity dedicated to funding research into all blood cancers including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, as well as to offering information and support to blood cancer patients.  Early Phase Clinical Trial Grants are available to support early phase academic trials to evaluate blood cancer treatments, with the aim of funding research which translates into further studies to evaluate clinical efficacy.

Bloodwise - Programme Continuity Grants (UK)

Bloodwise is a UK based charity dedicated to funding research into all blood cancers including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, as well as to offering information and support to blood cancer patients.  Programme Continuity grants are available to current or recent holders of a Bloodwise Programme grant.  The grant is available to maintain core elements of their research programme, including but not limited to the retention of key research personnel. The purpose of this funding scheme is to allow successful applicants to maintain a strong blood cancer focus to their work, while maximising investment from other funders.

Bloodwise - Project Grants (UK)

Bloodwise is a UK based charity dedicated to funding research into all blood cancers including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, as well as to offering information and support to blood cancer patients.  Funding is available for laboratory-based research projects and clinical trials. Project grants are awarded for up to £250,000 and up to three years for clearly defined research projects addressing key questions in the field of blood cancer. The remit of the project grant scheme includes research projects that maximise the value and outcome of a clinical trial and specifically includes applications that would previously have been considered through the Trial-Associated Research Project scheme.

Information Commissioners Office Grants Programme (UK)

The Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO) provides grants of between 20,000 and £100,000 to support independent research and projects that promote good practice within the fields of privacy and data protection.  The funding is available to academic institutions; organisations with a genuine commitment to public benefit outcomes; trade and industry associations; or civil society groups.

The Royal Society - JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (UK)

The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in science. The scheme, which is funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), provides the opportunity for highly qualified young researchers to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. The Royal Society is provided with a quota for this scheme by JSPS.

The Royal Society - International Collaboration Awads (UK)

The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in science. This award offers an opportunity to foster and promote international collaboration between outstanding research groups in the UK and overseas, with a view to supporting work on global challenges and problems facing developing countries.

The Royal Society - The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme (UK)

The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in science.  The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme are intended to encourage the free movement of researchers across disciplines and countries and to stimulate academics studying intellectual history to consider science in their research.

Social Tech Trust - AI for Good Start-up Programme.(UK)

The AI for Good Start-up Programme reflects the shared belief that the biggest opportunity for AI is not for AI to shape our future, but for people to shape AI to make the future we want to see. The initial cohort included eleven ventures focusing on AI for accessibility and AI for environmental sustainability. The second programme sees the addition of AI for Humanitarian Action and AI for Cultural Heritage

The British Academy - Writing Workshops 2020 (UK/International)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Writing Workshops 2020 programme the British Academy provides financial support to encourage early career researchers in ODA eligible countries to publish in high impact journals in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences, and enable them to build connections with academics and journal editors based in the UK and elsewhere.

The British Academy - BA/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the BA/Jisc Digital Research in Humanities programme the British Academy in partnership with Jisc provides financial support to enable novel research through the application of new methods and tools to existing digital resources.

The British Academy - Global Challenges Research Fund (UK/International)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. The Global Challenges Research Fund programme is led by the Royal Society on behalf of the National Academies, and provides funding to support research consortia involving groups in the UK and developing countries to address Global Challenges with a focus on resilience. The interdisciplinary consortia will generate new approaches to significant and complex resilience problems facing developing countries.

The British Academy - Knowledge Frontiers, International Interdisciplinary Research (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Knowledge Frontiers International Interdisciplinary Research programme the British Academy provides financial support to projects which engage with questions concerning the relationship between expertise, public understanding and policy delivery, and highlight the importance of collaboration between communities of practice, disciplines, capacities and borders.

The British Academy - GCRF Networking Grants (UK/International)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the GCRF Networking Grants programme the British Academy provides financial support to allow researchers from developing countries and the UK to forge new links and hold networking events to generate innovative and interdisciplinary research ideas to address global challenges.

The British Academy - APEX Awards (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the APEX Awards programme the British Academy provides financial support to promote collaboration across academic disciplines through the support of world-leading interdisciplinary research projects. The programme is a partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society (‘the Academies’) and with generous support from the Leverhulme Trust

The British Academy - Neil Ker Memorial Fund (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Neil Ker Memorial Fund programme the British Academy provides financial support to promote the study of Western medieval manuscripts, in particular those of British interest; that is enabling investigation of their production (including decoration), readership and use in particular.

The British Academy - Newton Mobility Grants (UK/International)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Newton Mobility Grants programme the British Academy provides financial support for international researchers based in a country covered by the Newton Fund to establish and develop collaboration with UK researchers around a specific jointly defined research project. The grants intend to strengthen the research capacity/capability of and contribute to promoting economic development and social welfare in, the overseas country. 

The British Academy - Rising Star Engagement Awards (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Rising Star Engagement Awards programme the British Academy provides financial support to enable established early career academics to actively engage in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through the organisation of events, training, and mentoring activities for a wide range of other early career researchers. 

The British Academy - Postdoctoral Fellowships (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Postdoctoral Fellowships programme the British Academy provides financial support, the fellowship is a three year award made to an annual cohort of outstanding early career researchers in the humanities or social sciences.

The British Academy - JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) programme the British Academy provides financial support to early career postdoctoral researchers to conduct cooperative research in Japan, with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other institutions, under the guidance of a Japanese host.

The British Academy – Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund the British Academy provides financial support to encourage the research on the antiquities or historical geography or early history or arts of those parts of Asia which come within the sphere of the ancient civilisations of India, China, and Iran, including Central Asia.

The British Academy – Youth Futures (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Youth Futures programme the British Academy provides financial support to examine the contributions of young people to the UN’s 2030 Agenda, bringing a youth lens to the global sustainable development challenges.

The British Academy – Global Professorships (International)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Global Professorships programme the British Academy provides financial support to enhance the UK’s commitment to international research partnerships and collaboration as well as strengthen the UK’s research capacity and capability in the humanities and the social sciences.

Gatsby Foundation - Plant Science Grants to Exceptional Researchers (UK)

The Gatsby Plant Science small grants programme funds exceptional research projects that are unlikely to attract support from research councils or other funding agencies.

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust – Medically Related Donations (UK)

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust is an independent charity that awards grants to registered and exempt charities in the UK. The Trust supports important medical research and many related aspects of medicine and aims to make life easier for the sick and disadvantaged. Through the Medically Related Donations programme the trust encourages innovation in the delivery of medical research and in caring for the severely disabled.

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust – The Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research (UK)

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust is an independent charity that awards grants to registered and exempt charities in the UK. The Trust supports important medical research and many related aspects of medicine and aims to make life easier for the sick and disadvantaged. Through the Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research the trust offers one grant of up to £1.7 million to support an original programme of translational biomedical research, extending for up to five years. The Award enables successful applicants to pursue their own independent research programme.

Wellcome Trust - Secondment Fellowships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Secondment Fellowships programme the Trust supports humanities and social science researchers who are already receiving funding from Wellcome. Researchers spend three to six months working at non-academic organisations to develop their skills.

Wellcome Trust - Starter Grant for Clinical Lecturers (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers programme the Trust provides small grants to enable clinical lecturers to pursue their research work, gather preliminary data and strengthen their applications for longer-term fellowships and funding.

Wellcome Trust - Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises programme (UK, Republic of Ireland, International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises programme the Trust supports research institutes and humanitarian organisations who want to strengthen the evidence base for public health interventions. The aim is to improve health outcomes in humanitarian crises.

Wellcome Trust - Daniel Turnberg Travel Fellowships (UK, International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Daniel Turnberg Travel Fellowships programme the Trust offers short-term funding for biomedical researchers to travel between the UK and the Middle East to learn new techniques and develop academic collaborations.

Wellcome Trust - Master's Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science (UK, Republic of Ireland)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Master's Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science the Trust  supports people who want to run Master’s programmes to train humanities and social science researchers in any area of health.

Wellcome Trust - UK Prevention Research Partnership Scheme (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the UK Prevention Research Partnership programme the Trust will fund large interdisciplinary research collaborations and networks to support research on the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases in the UK. The UKPRP is a partnership of research councils, UK health departments and charities, including Wellcome. It is administered by the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Wellcome Trust - Research Resources Awards in Humanities and Social Science (UK, Republic of Ireland)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Research Resource Awards in Humanities and Social Science programme the Trust helps collection and information professionals develop library and archive material for humanities and social science researchers.

Wellcome Trust - Principal Research Fellowships (UK, Republic of Ireland)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Principal Research Fellowships programme the Trust provides long-term funding for researchers of international standing.

Wellcome Trust - Longitudinal Population Study Grant (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Longitudinal Population Study Grant programme the Trust provides support for researchers who want to establish, maintain or enhance longitudinal population studies (LPS) for the benefit of the wider scientific community.

Wellcome Trust - Research Enrichment - Diversity and Inclusion Programme (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Research Enrichment - Diversity and Inclusion programme the Trust enables Wellcome grantholders to identify and tackle barriers to diversity and inclusion in their work.

Wellcome Trust - Research Enrichment - Open Research Programme (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Research Enrichment - Open Research programme the Trust supports Wellcome grantholders to develop innovative ways to make their research open, accessible and reusable.

Wellcome Trust - Springboard Awards (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Springboard Awards programme the Trust provides small grants to support basic biomedical scientists as they develop their independent research careers. The scheme is a collaboration between the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) and the Wellcome Trust.

Wellcome Trust - Engagement Fellowships (UK, Republic of Ireland)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Engagement Fellowships programme the Trust develops emerging leaders from a range of backgrounds so they can engage the public with health research.

Wellcome Trust - Research Career Re-entry Fellowships (UK, Republic of Ireland)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Research Career Re-entry Fellowships programme the Trust offers postdoctoral research scientists the opportunity to re-establish their scientific careers after a continuous break from research of at least two years.

Wellcome Trust - Joint Health Systems Research Initiative (International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Joint Health Systems Research Initiative the Trust supports research based in low- and middle-income countries to improve health systems in those locations. The scheme is jointly supported by the Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust.

Wellcome Trust - Open Research Fund (International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Open Research Fund Programme the Trust supports researchers to develop and test innovative ways of making health research open, accessible and reusable.

Wellcome Trust - Research Enrichment - Public Engagement Programme (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Research Enrichment - Public Engagement programme the Trust helps Wellcome grantholders engage the public with their research.

Wellcome Trust - University Awards in Humanities and Social Science (UK, Republic of Ireland, International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the University Awards in Humanities and Social Science programme the Trust enables humanities and social science researchers to gain permanent positions at academic organisations.

Wellcome Trust - Seed Awards in Humanities and Social Science (UK, Republic of Ireland, International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Seed Awards in Humanities and Social Science programme the Trust helps researchers develop compelling and innovative ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome or elsewhere.

Wellcome Trust - The Hub Award (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through The Hub Award Programme the Trust brings researchers and creative professionals together at Wellcome Collection to work as a collaborative residency.

Wellcome Trust - Collaborative Awards in Science (UK, Republic of Ireland, International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Collaborative Awards in Science programme the Trust fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts.

Wellcome Trust - International Intermediate Fellowships (UK and International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Internatioanl Intermediate Fellowships programme the Trust offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to lead their own research programmes.

Wellcome Trust - Research Fellowships for Health Professionals (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Research Fellowships for Health Professionals programme the Trust offers practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health.

Wellcome Trust - International Exchange Programmes in Humanities, Social Sciences and Bioethics (UK and International)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the International Exchange Programme in Humanities, Social Science and Bioethics stream the Trust enables researchers to run international exchange programmes. The exchanges will help to transform careers and shape the direction of future research.

Wellcome Trust - Clinical Research Career Development Fellowships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Clinical Research Career Development programme the Trust support clinically active healthcare professionals to continue their research at postdoctoral level and develop scientific independence. 

Wellcome Trust - Senior Research Fellowships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Senior Research Fellowships programme the Trust supports independent researchers who are emerging as global leaders in their field and want to tackle the most important questions in science.

Wellcome Trust - Biomedical Research Grants (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Biomedical Resource Grants programme the Trust supports researchers who want to establish new biomedical resources (including databases and collections) or substantially enhance existing ones. These resources should enable new research and benefit the wider scientific community. 

Wellcome Trust - Investigator awards in Humanities and Social Science (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Investigator Awards in Humanaties and Social Science programme the Trust enables humanities and social science researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most significant questions in human health.

Wellcome Trust – PhD Training Fellowships for Clinicians (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the PhD Training Fellowships for Clinicians programme the Trust offers clinicians the opportunity to undertake a PhD within a structured and mentored training environment.

Wellcome Trust – Research Development Awards in Humanities, Social Science and Bioethics (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Research Development Awards in Humanities, Social Science and Bioethics programme the Trust supports groups of researchers who want the time and resources to shape the direction of their future work. The development programmes will lay the foundation for research that takes risks and pushes academic boundaries.

Wellcome Trust – Technology Development Grants (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Technology Development Grants Programme the trust supports researchers who want to develop new technologies and tools (including informatics tools and software) for biomedical research, or substantially enhance existing ones. These technologies and tools should enable new research and benefit the wider scientific community.

Wellcome Trust – Multi-User Equipment Grants (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Multi-user Equipment Grants Programme the trust provides support for multi-user items of equipment.

Wellcome Trust – Investigator Awards in Science (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Investigator Awards in Science programme the Trust enables independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science.

Wellcome Trust – Biomedical Vacation Scholarships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Biomedical Vacation Scholarship programme the Trust provide promising undergraduates with hands-on experience of research during the summer holidays, with the aim or encouraging them to consider a career in research.

Wellcome Trust – Sir Henry Dale Fellowships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Sir Henry Dale Fellowships programme the Trust provides support for postdoctoral researchers who aim to become independent scientists leading their own group. The programme is a partnership between the Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust.

Wellcome Trust – Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Sciences programme funds teams who are tackling major health related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach.

Wellcome Trust – Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences programme the Trust supports postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences who do not hold established academic posts.

Wellcome Trust – Innovator Awards (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Innovator Awards programme the Trust supports researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health

Wellcome Trust – Doctoral Studentships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Doctoral Studentships programme, the Trust enables researchers to undertake humanities or social science doctoral degrees in any area of health.

Nuffield Foundation – Research, Development and Analysis Fund (UK)

The Nuffield Foundation aims to improve social well-being by funding research and innovation in education, justice and welfare. Through the Research Development and Analysis Fund the foundation supports projects to inform the design and operation of social policy and practice across the foundations three core domains of Education, Welfare and Justice.

Wellcome Trust - Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships, the Trust is offering recently qualified postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to start independent research careers, working in some of the best research environments in the world.

British Academy – Wolfson Fellowships (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past present and future. The British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships funding stream aims to celebrate and empower early career researchers who show exceptional talent in both research and public engagement, emphasising and demonstrating the importance of academic research and creative thought at a time of rapid political and societal change. Funding is available over three years to release researchers from some of their administration and teaching duties, along with funding for public engagement and travel.

Royal Society – Wolfson Fellowships (UK)

The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in science. The Royal Society Wolfson Fellowships provides long-term flexible funding for senior career researchers recruited or retained to a UK university or research institution in fields identified as a strategic priority for the host department or organisation. Up to five years of funding is available to cover salary, research expenses, 4 year PhD studentship and other justified research costs.

Nuffield Foundation - Strategic Grant (UK)

The Nuffield Foundation aims to improve social well-being by funding research and innovation in education, justice and welfare. Through the Strategic Fund the Foundation supports researchers to develop original and challenging ideas, to work collaboratively across disciplines, and to influence social policy in a period of rapid change and uncertainty for our society.

Wolfson Foundation – Funding for Universities and Research Institutions (UK)

The Wolfson Foundation awards grants to support and promote excellence in education, science & medicine, the arts & humanities and health & disability. Through its Funding for Universities and Research Institutions funding stream the Foundation aims to support research intensive universities and research institutions. Grants are awarded towards new buildings, refurbishment work and major equipment to enable high quality research. Awards are also made on occasion to support access to university collections held in university-owned museums and research libraries or to improve public engagement with science. Applications from universities should be co-ordinated by the Development Office to ensure that the project presented is the institution’s strategic priority.

Royal Society of Biology - Teaching & Learning Workshop Grants (UK)

Grants of up to £1000 are available to individual UK University bioscience departments to host and deliver a workshop on learning and teaching in the biosciences, with the aim of there being three such workshops, delivered by different institutions, per year.

Royal Society of Biology - Travel Grants (UK)

The Royal Society of Biology offers grants of up to £500 to give the opportunity to its members of overseas travel in connection with biological study, teaching or research to those who would otherwise be unlikely to have it.

Local Government Association – Social Care Digital Innovation Programme (England)

The Local Government Association is an organisation that works on behalf of councils to ensure local government has a strong, credible voice with national government. The Social Care Digital Innovation Programme provides grant funding for the use of Digital technology and innovation in social care. The 2019-2021 programme aims to: use principles of service design to address social care problems differently; develop collaborative, innovative and person-led solutions to social care problems; measure the benefits, share learning and practice to encourage wider action.

Comic Relief – Tech for Good (UK)

The Tech for Good programme was developed in response to the emerging need for charities in the UK to use technology to explore different approaches to delivering better services. Funding of up to £48,000 is available as well as a package of support. This will include this will include collaborative workshops, online learning sessions and training. Projects should address one of the following four core issue areas: Children Survive and Thrive, Global Mental Health Matters, Fighting for Gender Justice, or A Safe Place to Be.

Social Tech Trust - Civic Innovation Challenge (London)

The Social Tech Trust supports UK based organisations using technology to open opportunities previously out of reach and creating inspirational change. They aim to ensure that the ongoing technology revolution delivers positive and equitable social impact and ensure that when lives are transformed by technology, they are transformed for the better.  Through the Civic Innovation Challenge the Trust brings together tech startups with leading organisations; including the Metropolitan Police, the Greater London Authority and Transport for London, together with Londoners to co-create innovative solutions to some of the capital’s most pressing social issues. The Challenges include countering violent extremism, helping London meet its housing needs and tackling congestion in the capital.

 

Lloyd’s Register Foundation – Access to Research Infrastructure Scheme (International)

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation is a UK charity established in 2012. Their mission is to protect the safety of life and property, and to advance transport and engineering education and research. The Foundation's Access to Research Infrastructure Scheme was established to help researchers access research infrastructure in support of studies leading to improved safety of life and property. The primary goal is to support researchers who would benefit from accessing world-class research infrastructure that is not available in their host institution or country and where the funding schemes available in their country of residence does not facilitate such access. Examples might include: researchers needing access to unique equipment hosted in other countries; transnational research collaborations focused on world-leading research facilities; and supporting promising researchers who do not have access to high quality research infrastructures in their own country.

Royal Academy of Engineering – Launchpad Competition (UK)

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s launchpad competition aims to help one budding engineering entrepreneur aged 18-25 to start a business based on their engineering innovation. Applicants should have a viable and commercial business proposition with a large market opportunity and the proposed technology/service must be an innovation or invention in engineering and/or technology. The 12-month programme focuses on equipping the entrepreneur with the confidence, skills, experience and network of expert advisors necessary to enable them to develop their innovation. The most successful awardees will then serve as role models to inspire the next generation of aspiring entrepreneurs, passing on the skills they have gained. The winner will receive: The JC Gammon Award; £15,000 equity-free seed funding; Lifetime membership of the Enterprise Hub. Applicants must have appropriate intellectual property rights to utilise the innovation as envisaged, and must attend the training programme, con...

Innovation Loans for SME’s (UK)

Music Export Growth Scheme (UK)

The Music Export Growth Scheme is designed to make available grants ranging from £5,000 - £50,000 to UK-registered independent music companies to assist them with marketing campaigns when looking to introduce successful UK music projects overseas.

Bethnal Green Ventures (UK)

Bethnal Green Ventures (BGV) is an accelerator programme, early-stage investor and support network for ambitious technology start-ups that are tackling problems in the areas of health, education, sustainability, civic engagement, tech to support young people, workertech. BGV's accelerator programme invests in and supports teams with new ideas through an intensive three-month programme. Supported teams may include software developers, designers or people with personal experience of something they want to change - from teachers and doctors, to patients and carers. BGV looks for early-stage ideas with the potential to help millions of people. Teams of between two and four people selected to be part of the BGV programme will benefit from a £20,000 investment in exchange for 6% equity. BGV also provides a three month programme of support and advice to help build, test and launch each start-up.

Royal Society of Chemistry Inclusion & Diversity Fund (UK)

The Royal Society of Chemistry believes that for chemistry and the chemical sciences to prosper; it must attract, develop and retain a diverse community of talented people. The Inclusion and Diversity fund has been created to provide financial support of up to £5,000 to members, professionals, network groups, volunteer groups, institutions and organisations to enable them to develop innovative products, activities and research projects which promote inclusion and diversity. Proposed activities must demonstrate their relevance to the Society's Inclusion and Diversity strategy.

H&M Conscious Foundation Global Change Award

The H&M Conscious Foundation Global Change Awards fund early stage ideas that present new environmentally friendly approaches that reinvent the fashion industry. This means changing the way garments are designed and produced, shipped, bought, used and recycled. The competition has three categories: circular business models, circular materials and circular processes. Global Change Award is open for anyone over 18 to apply. It is also open for institutions, organisations and social businesses. Five winners, will share a €1 million grant and get access to an innovation accelerator provided by H&M Foundation, Accenture and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Space for All - Community Funding Scheme (UK)

The UK Space Agency is running the Space for all - community funding scheme to meet one of the key goals in the current UK space strategy which is to raise awareness among the general public of the UK's space programme and the role that space plays in everyday life. Funding of up to £10,000 is available to UK based academic or research institutions that can help to explain the importance of space. Projects may include: delivery of curriculum enrichment activities; delivery of activities to promote careers in the space sector; delivery of activities to engage the public; preparation of plans for long term projects. Preference will be given to projects that will reach an audience previously unaware of the UK's space programme.

International Partnership Space Programme (UK)

The International Partnership Space Programme is a two year £32 million pound programme designed to enable UK satellite and other space sector companies to develop international partnerships for mutual benefit. The objectives for this programme are to show the additionality UK satellite or space technology can provide over terrestrial solutions in terms of societal or economic benefits. This call for proposals addresses areas including Earth Observation, Space Science or Life Sciences. It aims to address emerging space economies centred in South America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific and/or Nations linked with the UK Government Newton Programme including Brazil, China, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam. Funding will be available of between £500,000 and £4million; at least 50% matched funding is required.

Honor Frost Foundation (UK, International)

The Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) has to date made grants and other commitments of over £1,300,000 for marine and maritime archaeology projects and training and education with a focus on the Eastern Mediterranean. HFF grants are available to individual scholars, affiliated scholars and institutions and are intended to support or facilitate research projects covering any period or aspect of maritime and marine archaeology and maritime cultural heritage. Support will also be given to training, publications, workshops and conference with regional involvement, conservation work, museum exhibitions, public engagement and education in maritime archaeology and the protection of underwater cultural heritage. Individual grants will not normally exceed £10,000. The foundation has a particular focus on Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria.

Horizon 2020 - Marie Skodowska-Curie Actions (UK)

Marie Skodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) is part of Horizon 2020, the EU Research and Innovation programme. The MSCA programme supports research training and career development focused on innovation skills and funds worldwide and cross-sector mobility that implements excellent research in any field. Funding is available for all stages of a researcher's career and supports the development of new skills and a wider range of competences; it also seeks to break the real and perceived barriers between academic and other sectors, especially business. There are four main types of MSCA: Research Networks (ITN); Individual Fellowships (IF); Research and Innovation Staff Exchanges (RISE); Co-funding. €6.16 billion is available for funding between 2014 and 2020

European Research Council - Advanced Grants

The European Research Councils (ERC) main objective is to encourage high quality research in Europe through competitive funding. ERC Advanced Grants are for active researchers of any nationality who have a track record of significant research achievements in the last 10 years, the funding is available for ground breaking, high risk projects that open new directions in the researchers respective fields or other domains. Funding of up to EUR 2.5 million over 5 years, is available for pioneering and far-reaching research at the frontiers of the fields addressed and that involve new, ground-breaking or unconventional methodologies whose risk is justified by the possibility of a major breakthrough.

Horizon 2020 - Societal Challenges (UK)

Horizon 2020 is the new EU funding programme for research and innovation running from 2014 to 2020 with a €80 billion budget. The Societal Challenges aim to bring together resources and knowledge across different fields, technologies and disciplines, including social sciences and the humanities. Funding will focus on the following challenges: Health, demographic change and wellbeing; Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the Bioeconomy; Secure, clean and efficient energy; Smart, green and integrated transport; Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials; Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies; Secure societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens.

The Atlantic Area Transnational Programme 2014-2020 (UK)

The Atlantic Area Programme 2014-2020 will contribute to the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and to the achievement of economic, social and territorial cohesion, by fostering cooperation activities between the Atlantic regions of France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom. The Atlantic Area Programme will focus on stimulating innovation and competitiveness; fostering resource efficiency; strengthening the territory's resilience to risks of natural climate and human origin; and enhancing bio-diversity and the natural and cultural assets. Applications can be submitted in response to Calls for Proposals.

INTERREG North-West Europe 2014-20 (UK)

INTERREG North-West Europe (NWE) is a Programme of the European Union to promote the economic, environmental, social and territorial future of the North-West Europe area. During the period 2014-2020, €396 million of ERDF will be provided to projects across eligible region. the maximum grant rate will be 60%. The NWE will focus on strengthening research, technological development and innovation; supporting the shift towards a low-carbon economy in all sectors; and protecting the environment and promoting energy efficiency

Horizon 2020 (UK)

Horizon 2020 is the EU Research and Innovation programme.  Nearly  €80 billion of funding will be available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. Horizon 2020 aims to drive economic growth and create jobs by coupling research and innovation.  Funding will be  focused on the three key pillars of Horizon 2020.  These are Excellent Science; Industrial Leadership and Societal Challenges.

British Academy - Small Research Grants (UK)

The British Academy, the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences, has announced that its Small Research Grant scheme is open for applications.  Under the Small Research Grants programme grants of between £500 and £10,000 over two years are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Funds will be available to facilitate initial project planning and development; to support the direct costs of research; and to enable the advancement of research through workshops, or visits by or to partner scholars. 

Leverhulme Trust - Emeritus Fellowships (UK)

Emeritus Fellowships provide research expenses of up to £24,000 for a period of between three months and two years to enable senior researchers who have retired from an academic post to complete a research project and prepare the results for publication. Funding is available to cover: Travel and subsistence costs for periods away from home; the employment of a research, clerical or secretarial assistant to support the work of the applicant; Photocopies; Photographic expenses; Office or laboratory consumables. Funding is not available for the studies of disease, illness and disabilities in humans and animals, or research that is intended to inform clinical practice or the development of medical applications.