Funding news and calls
Note: From 29 October 2020 new funding opportunities are in the UKRI funding finder. This page is no longer being updated with new funding opportunities.
26 Feb 2021
This call will support desk-based Virtual Site Survey Investigations that rely solely on existing geophysical data and will enable UK researchers to develop strong cases for proposed International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) drilling expeditions.
28 Jan 2021
Applications to carry out small-scale research projects in the Antarctic in the 2021/22 season are invited from UK-based researchers. The closing date is 16:00 on Monday 15 March 2021.
26 Jan 2021
UKRI and the Met Office have appointed Dr Gary Fuller as the new Clean Air Champion for the Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Programme.
16 Dec 2020
The webinar showcased the research, successes and lessons learned from the SWR programme. UK and Indian Principle Investigators demonstrated the outputs and outcomes from the projects, with a focus on outcomes relevant to end users.
7 Oct 2020
A decision has been made to cancel the Clean Air Programme winter Intensive Observing Period, previously scheduled for Monday 20 January to Friday 28 February 2021.
2 Oct 2020
UKRI (NERC, ESRC and AHRC), Defra, Scottish Government and Welsh Government invite all potential applicants to the Future of UK Treescapes funding call to a programme webinar to learn more about the background to the programme, stakeholder perspectives, the funding call and to meet the Programme ambassadors
18 Sep 2020
Update – 1. The call closing date has been extended to the 20 October 2020. Proposals must be submitted by 16:00 on this date and no late applications will be accepted.
2. In anticipation of a large number of proposals being submitted to this Call, UKRI will now be introducing a pre-score for excellence stage to the Peer Review process in order that the business of the panel can be effectively managed.
3. The start date for successful proposals has changed from 15 May 2021 to 10 August 2021.
4 Sep 2020
The Knowledge Exchange Fellowship scheme is being reinstated for 2020. Call opens on 30 September 2020, closing at 16:00 on 2 December 2020.
2 Sep 2020
Proposals are expected to take an interdisciplinary approach bringing together environmental scientists, social scientists, economists and, arts and humanities researchers to form substantial research collaborations.
13 Aug 2020
NERC are now inviting proposals to its Strategic Capital Call. This call will fund proposals for (1) strategic equipment or (2) development of built infrastructure that creates a new research capability.