October 13th, 2020
The University is inviting applications for internal awards to support the UK Government’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).
The £1.5bn GCRF supports cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries. It forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment and is a key part of the UK’s overseas aid strategy.
The University distributes a block grant from Research England to support collaborative projects that brings together researchers in the UK with those in developing countries.
The deadline for full applications to the internal scheme for the 2020/21 financial year is Friday 23 October 2020.
Awards of up to £250,000 are available to proposals that are interdisciplinary, challenge-led and impact focused, which translate novel research into measurable real-world outcomes.
They will address at least one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and will fall into one of the following thematic priority areas:
You can find further details on how to apply for the fund here.
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