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SWIMMR S5: networkable instruments for ground-level neutron monitoring

Apply for funding to develop a prototype network of compact instruments for ground-level neutron monitoring.

You and your organisation must be eligible for UKRI funding.

There are two phases to the project, a design study phase followed by an implementation phase.

Employ a knowledge exchange and commercialisation fellow

Apply for funding to employ a knowledge exchange and commercialisation fellow at your research organisation. The fellow will facilitate the development of commercial opportunities for STFC-funded research.

You must be an academic at an eligible research organisation.

You do not need to name the fellow in your application. You can recruit them later.

Webb Fellowship using the James Webb Space Telescope

Apply for a fellowship to:

  • do your own research programme using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
  • enhance community use of the JWST, and increase its impact.

You must have a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, physics or similar.

Public Engagement Reaction Awards

We will fund quick-response public engagement programmes to:

  • deliver high-profile public engagement activities
  • champion STFC science and technology and its impact on society
  • interact with STFC’s public engagement and communication teams, including participation in STFC networks and event

STFC innovations partnership scheme: Sep 2021

You can apply for funding to work with industry or other non-academic partners to turn STFC-funded research into commercial products and services.

Support of up to £360,000 is available for 80% of the full economic costs of projects with a total value of up to £450,000 and lasting up to 36 months.

STFC follow-on funding: Sep 2021

You can apply for funding for proof-of-concept work that follows up STFC-funded research and shows how it could be turned into a potential commercial application.

Support is available for 80% of the full economic costs of projects with a total value of £110,000 and lasting up to 12 months.

Pre-announcement: Space weather instrumentation, measurement, modelling and risk

Apply to develop and deploy new instruments, models and services to support the UK space weather community, the Met Office Space Weather Operations Centre and the end users.

Proposals should significantly develop the UK’s capability to predict and mitigate the hazards of space weather and provide a basis for wider international collaboration.

STFC large and/or complex projects

We fund a number of major new projects in fields supported by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). This includes participation in new experiments or missions, the development of new instruments, upgrades to existing detectors and ongoing operation of existing facilities.

Daphne Jackson fellowship

These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break. Fellowships combine a personalised retraining programme with a challenging research project. They are flexible, usually lasting two years at 0.5 full-time equivalent, although some UKRI funders may award longer.

Return to research support bursary

You can apply for this bursary if you are a researcher looking to return to an academic research career after a break of two or more years.

You can get funding of up to £2,500 for no more than six months to support you in developing a proposal suitable for submission to the STFC fellowship scheme.

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