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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.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships renewal meeting 10 (Invite only)

Successful applicants to the Future Leaders Fellowships (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.

Early stage research and development scheme 2024

Apply for funding to commercialise your technology or science developed from the STFC particle physics, astronomy and nuclear physics (PPAN) community.

The STFC early stage research and development scheme aims to support the PPAN community to develop technology and science towards commercialisation.

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

Gravitational Waves consolidated grants: 2024

Apply for funding to support gravitational waves research.

Proposals must meet STFC’s particle astrophysics gravitational waves remit.

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

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

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.

PATT travel claim for competitively awarded observation time

Claim back travel and subsistence costs when visiting an astronomy telescope. The visit must be for competitively awarded science observation time.

You must be a UK-based researcher at an eligible UK institution.

You must not already hold or have access to a travel grant from the Panel for the Allocation of Telescope Time (PATT).

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.

Funding large or complex scientific projects

Apply for funding to develop a large or complex scientific project.

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

Your project must be focused on one of the following:

  • particle physics
  • nuclear physics
  • astronomy
  • particle astrophysics
  • accelerator physics
  • computing for physics.

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