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Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships help businesses to partner with an academic organisation, research organisation or a Catapult, to employ a graduate with the skills and knowledge that can help the business to innovate and grow.

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.

UKRI-SBE lead agency opportunity

The UKRI-SBE lead agency opportunity allows UK and US-based researchers to submit a collaborative proposal that will go through a single review process. Grants are funded through existing funding programmes at the relevant lead agency.

Collaborate with researchers in Brazil

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and FAPESP’s lead agency agreement allows UKRI to assess joint applications from eligible UK and Brazil-based researchers from the state of São Paulo on behalf of both organisations.

UKRI and FAPESP will co-fund applications submitted to responsive mode funding opportunities via selected funding opportunities.

Collaborate with researchers in Norway

UKRI and RCN have signed a Money Follows Cooperation agreement to enable collaborative applications between researchers in the UK and Norway. UKRI funding will be provided for co-investigators from Norway in successful applications.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Collaborate with researchers in Luxembourg

UKRI and FNR have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable and support applications between researchers in the UK and Luxembourg. UKRI will fund the UK component and FNR will fund the Luxembourg component of the application.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Renewal scheme for current Future Leaders Fellows

Successful applicants to the Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) scheme have the opportunity to extend their four-year fellowship by up to a further three years.

This funding opportunity is available to current FLF award holders only and should be a continuation of the original FLF fellowship.

AHRC Innovation Scholars secondments in design: second round

Apply for funding to develop your skills through a design secondment.

You must be:

  • able to carry out research at a postdoctoral level (or equivalent)
  • a resident in the UK
  • employed by a UK organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

You can be at any stage in your career.

International Fellowships for Doctoral and Early Career Researchers 2024

Apply to undertake a funded fellowship at an international cultural institution.

You must be either:

  • a PhD student currently funded by AHRC (or ESRC for specific opportunities)
  • an early career researcher based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding

Doctoral focal awards in the arts and humanities

Apply for funding to recruit and train doctoral students through a doctoral focal award in the arts and humanities.

The awards will provide opportunities through partnership between higher education institutions (HEI) and non-HEI organisations.

To be the lead applicant, you must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for AHRC funding.

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