Newton Fund opportunities (various)
Various calls opening throughout the year funding activities including: capacity building, fellowships and mobility schemes; research collaborations and innovation partnerships to develop innovative solutions to development issues for Newton partner countries.
BBSRC is accepting applications under the terms of the RCUK-FAPESP MoU for responsive mode grants. Collaborative research proposals may be submitted in any area of science that is within the remit of both BBSRC and FAPESP
GCRF Research Councils calls (various)
Link to all open GCRF calls led by one or more of the UK's Research Councils (AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, STFC) or RCUK.
Collaborative Awards in Science
Wellcome Trust Collaborative Awards promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. It funds 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.
Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises programme
This programme provides support for research institutes and humanitarian organisations that work in partnership to improve health outcomes in humanitarian crises. The programme is managed by ELRHA (Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance) and is a partnership between DFID and the Wellcome Trust
UKIERI Call for Research Proposals 2017-18
UKIERI grants of up to £50,000 are available to support UK-India academic exchange and collaborative research costs. Funds can be used to support research staff and student mobility over a two year period.
Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) Programme call
The British Academy is inviting proposals from researchers based anywhere in the world to develop interdisciplinary projects which enhance the development of more effective policies and interventions aimed at reducing corruption in developing countries.
SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Catalyst grants (outline bids)
Outline proposals are invited for a catalyst grant call as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience (SHEAR) research programme, funded by DFID and NERC. SHEAR is a 5-year
interdisciplinary programme funded by DFID and NERC to improve understanding and
monitoring of disaster risk and generate more reliable natural hazard prediction across South
Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
EqUIP: the EU-India Platform for the Social Sciences and Humanities call
The EU-India Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities (EqUIP) has announced its first research funding call. The call aims to bring together a number of social science and humanities funders in India and Europe to support excellent and innovative research on sustainability, equity, well-being and cultural connections. The emphasis of the research will be on Indian and European dimensions, in both contemporary and historical contexts. The call is managed by ESRC in the UK.
Bridging Voices Call for Proposals
The British Council USA, in partnership with the Henry Luce Foundation, has announced the call for proposals for transatlantic academic coalitions to support the new phase of Bridging Voices. The Bridging Voices project seeks dynamic academic partnerships between US and UK universities to conduct research on the theme of “religion in the public sphere” and organize policy workshops exploring their new research with academics, policymakers, practitioners, young leaders and religious leaders in the field.
GCRF Africa Catalyst call
The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched the "GCRF Africa Catalyst call: Capacity building of professional engineering institutes". The aim of GCRF Africa Catalyst is to strengthen professional engineering bodies in sub-Saharan Africa so that they can effectively promote the profession, share best practise and increase local engineering capacity, to help drive development.
Global Health Research - Call 2
Following the success of the 2016/17 call for Global Health Research Units and Groups, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has issued a second call to commission internationally-outstanding applied global health research. Applications are welcomed from existing specialist academic groups who wish to expand into the field of global health.
Daiwa Foundation offer awards of £7,000-£15,000 for collaborative projects that enable British and Japanese partners to work together in the context of an institutional relationship.
JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers FY2018 (first call)
This "Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)" programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre and postdoctoral UK researchers and researchers from Europe, North America and Canada based in the UK to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions.