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Call for Proposals

Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund: 2017 Call - Closing Date: Sunday, 25th June 2017.

The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research supports pairs of researchers (post-doctoral level and above) from the University of Cambridge (or an affiliated institution such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and NIAB) and sub-Saharan African institutions, across all disciplines, to initiate and/or strengthen research collaborations. The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund competitively awards grants of between £1,000 and £20,000, for: research costs (such as reagents, fieldwork and equipment), research-related travel between Cambridge and Africa, conducting research training activities in Africa (e.g. setting up courses/workshops). Applications for the 2017 call are invited. Click here for further information.

2017 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition - Closing Date: Wednesday, 28th June 2017.

The 2017 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition invites young PhD and postdoc researchers from any background and nationality to submit a research project to improve the sustainability of the food system. The award is a 20.000 € research grant applied to a one-year investigation. This year, a maximum of three teams will be awarded the Research Grant. The 2017 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition is designed for individual or multidisciplinary and cross-national research teams of a maximum of three components. The Competition encourages the participation of teams from different disciplines and countries who wish to combine their expertise in innovative approaches. Click here for further information. 

IRDR Young Scientists Programme: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Friday, 30th June 2017.

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) seeks to promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative and needs based research which makes science-policy and science-practice linkages stronger. 2nd batch has opened up for the application. Young researchers are encouraged to apply for IRDR Young Scientists. Click here for more information.

 The Falling Walls Lab: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Thursday, 3rd July 2017.

The Falling Walls Lab is a challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary format for outstanding talents. It offers the opportunity to excellent academics and professionals to present their innovative ideas, research projects and social initiatives. The aim is to inspire and provide one with insights by other participants, decision makers of enterprises leading in innovation and distinguished representatives of scientific institutions. All disciplines are welcome: from agriculture, medicine, economics, engineering to the humanities. Click here for further information.

IDRC Research Awards 2018 - Closing Date: Wednesday, 6th September 2017.

International Development Research Centre invites applications from candidates pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university within developing countries. Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective. Click here for further information.

Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science - Closing Date: Preliminary Application - Tuesday, 4th July 2017. Full Application – Tuesday, 19th September 2017.

Wellcome Trust Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Applications that combine humanities and social science research with biomedical science research and/or product development and applied research. Click here for further information.

Toyota Foundation 2017 Research Grant Program - Closing Date: Friday, 8th September 2017.

The Foundation’s Research Grant Program 2017, titled “Exploring New Values for Society”, supports ambitious projects that adopt a panoramic view of the world and look generations into the future to seek new values for society by fundamentally exploring novel philosophies and arts to address difficult issues to be faced by future society; issues that are on a global scale; issues that transcend generations; and nascent problems that will only fully manifest themselves in the future. No restrictions are placed on proposals with regard to the areas of research or the methods employed. Applications are invited. Click here for more information.

OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program (LISRGP) 2018 Call for Proposals - Closing Date: Friday, 15th September 2017.

Recognizing the importance of research to the advancement of librarianship and information science, OCLC Research and ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education in recognition of the importance of research to the advancement of librarianship and information science, annually collaborate to offer the Library and Information Science Research Grant Program. The overall goal is to promote independent research, particularly work helping to integrate new technologies that offer innovative approaches, and research that contributes to a better understanding of the information environment and user expectations and behaviors. Full-time academic faculty in schools of library and information science or related fields are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.




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