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Pre-announcement: Turing AI World-Leading Researcher Fellowships: rounds two and three

Apply for funding to carry out world-leading artificial intelligence (AI) research in the UK.

There are no set eligibility criteria for this award. However, you should show that you:

  • have international standing in your area
  • can add value to AI research in the UK
  • can build AI capability and capacity in the UK.

This funding opportunity will open in spring 2022.

ESRC postdoctoral fellowships

Apply for a postdoctoral fellowship to develop:

  • publications
  • networks
  • research skills
  • professional skills

You must:

  • have completed your PhD at a research organisation that is part of a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
  • have less than 12 months’ postdoctoral experience (at full-time rate) measured from passing your viva voce to the competition closing date

Fellowships must be held at a research organisation that is part of a DTP and aligned to an accredited pathway.

Social sciences must make up at least 50% of your fellowship activities.

ESRC: Working with Luxembourg researchers

If you are a UK-based researcher, you can apply for funding to work with overseas researchers in Luxembourg. Collaborative work on any area of the social sciences is governed by an agreement between UKRI and Fonds National de la Recherche.

ESRC new investigator grant

The new investigator grant supports early career researchers and academics to become independent researchers through gaining experience and skills in managing and leading research projects and teams.

The social sciences must represent more than 50% of the research focus and effort.

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.

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.

ESRC research grant

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.

ESRC Working with Brazilian researchers

If you are a UK-based researcher you can apply for funding to work with overseas researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Collaborative work on any area of the social sciences is governed by an agreement between UKRI and FAPESP.

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.

Secondary Data Analysis Initiative

This grant aims to support further use of existing data resources created by the ESRC and other agencies. It is open to researchers at any career stage who wish to develop their skills in using secondary data. The social sciences must represent more than 50% of the research focus and effort.

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