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ESRC responsive mode: new investigator grants round two

This opportunity funds new researchers at the start of their careers to support them to become independent researchers through gaining experience of managing and leading research projects and teams.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for ESRC funding.

ESRC responsive mode: research grants round two

This opportunity funds researcher-driven basic, applied, and strategic research from any disciplines and on any topics in ESRC’s remit, as long as the social sciences are more than 50% of the focus and effort.

You can be based at any eligible UK research organisation to apply for ESRC funding.

ESRC centres transition funding (invite only)

ESRC centres transition funding provides follow-on funding for centres coming to the end of their ESRC centre funding. It provides funding for an additional three to five years to assist centres in maximising the impact working towards self-sustainability.

This is an invite-only opportunity for existing ESRC centres.

Future Leaders Fellowships: round 9

Funding to support ambitious research and innovation across UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)’s remit. You must be an early career researcher or innovator who is either:

  • looking to establish or transition to independence
  • developing your own original and ambitious plans within a commercial setting

UKRI-Southeast Asia collaboration on infectious diseases

Apply for funding to support UK-Southeast Asia collaborations with partners in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, and Singapore on infectious diseases with antimicrobial resistance or epidemic potential. Multilateral research teams are encouraged.

Maximising UK adaptation to climate change research projects

Apply for funding for transdisciplinary research projects under the UKRI-Defra co-funded Maximising UK Adaptation to Climate Change programme to help improve the UK’s resilience to climate change impacts.

You must be based at an eligible UK research organisation to apply.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships renewal meeting 10 (Invite only)

Successful applicants to the Future Leaders Fellowship (FLF) can apply to extend their four-year fellowship by up to a further three years. Renewals will continue to support the development of a leading-edge fellow and further their work to undertake adventurous, ambitious programmes that tackle difficult and novel challenges.

UKRI Digital Research Technical Professional Skills NetworkPlus

Apply for funding for a Digital Research Technical Professional (RTP) Skills NetworkPlus which brings together disciplines, sectors and domains to address cross-cutting challenges related to digital RTP skills and careers.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

UKRI Metascience research grants

The Metascience Grants Programme funds cutting-edge research into more effective ways of conducting and supporting Research and Development (R&D).

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding.

Pre-announcement: The UK-Brazil global talent exchange funding opportunity pilot

This opportunity seeks to improve the connectivity between UK and Brazilian social science research communities. The funding is to provide opportunities for early career researchers from both countries and a wide spectrum of disciplines and backgrounds to develop new collaborations which will benefit their future professional development.

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