Individuals and research teams can apply for funding at any time to support standard research projects, large-scale surveys, infrastructure projects and methodological developments. Focus can be on any subject area or topic within ESRC’s remit. Social sciences must represent more than 50% of the focus and effort.
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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.
You can apply to work with overseas researchers in Ireland, Luxembourg, Brazil and the United States in areas funded by EPSRC. Collaborative work is governed by a series of agreements between UKRI and sister agencies in the partner countries.
This grant supports researchers within eight years of receiving a PhD or equivalent, or within six years of their first academic appointment, to gain experience of leading research projects. It supports collaborative projects of up to five years with funding of £50,000 to £250,000 (full economic cost).
The AHRC standard research grants support well-defined collaborative projects across the arts and humanities in areas covered by AHRC’s remit. You can apply for funding of between £50,000 and £1 million (full economic cost) for projects lasting up to five years.
This grant is awarded to cover unforeseen activities of knowledge exchange, public engagement, active dissemination and commercialisation that arise during or after an AHRC-funded project. Grants of up to £100,000 are available with smaller grants of up to £30,000 for higher-risk activities.
You can apply for standard research grants at any time in any area funded by EPSRC. We fund research into chemistry, engineering, information and communications technologies, materials, mathematical sciences and physics.
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.
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.
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
- particle astrophysics
- accelerator physics
- computing for physics.