Announcement of Opportunity: Climate, environment and health

Closing date: 16:00 GMT on 6 May 2019

Applications are invited for multilateral, inter- and transdisciplinary research projects which seek to improve understanding of the pathways between climate, environment and health as outlined in the call document.

Research consortia should make use of transdisciplinary, end-user focused approaches to investigate and address the linkages between climate, environment and health. Projects should seek to bridge knowledge gaps, understand health risks, improve predictability, and deliver usable data, information, and innovative solutions to planners and decision makers.

Proposals must be eligible to receive funding from at least three partner organisations participating in this Belmont Forum call established in three different countries and should include researchers from the natural sciences (including climate), health / medical sciences, social and economic sciences or humanities, as well as societal partners (meaning public health organisations, civil society organisations).

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), as supported by NERC, the Medical Research Council and the Economic & Social Research Council, has committed up to £3 million (80% full economic cost) to this call - please refer to the UKRI Annex on the Belmont website for further details.

This call has a two-stage submission process. Deadlines for submission are:

  • Expressions of Interest (mandatory for proposal submission) to be submitted online by 16:00 GMT on 6 May 2019.
  • Full proposals to be submitted online by 16:00 GMT on 23 July 2019.

Further information and details of how to apply are available on the Belmont Forum Grant Operations website - external link.


Victoria Wickens