BBSRC funding opportunities and news

UK Animal Welfare Research Network (AWRN)

Call for members status: Open
Application deadline: January 2019 TBC

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'Stand-alone' LINK

LINK applications involve collaborative research with at least one company and one science-base partner (projects with SMEs are particularly favoured) where at least 50% of the full project cost comes from industry.

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Industrial Partnership Awards (IPA)

Industrial Partnership Awards (IPAs) encourage and support collaboration between academic research groups and industry. IPAs are academic - led, responsive mode grants that have significant industrial involvement and industry partner(s) contributes in cash at least equivalent to 10% of the full project costs. 

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BBSRC-Brazil (FAPESP) joint funding of research

Research Councils UK (RCUK) and FAPESP, the State of Säo Paulo Research Foundation, have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to welcome, encourage and support applications that may cut across their national boundaries and involve international collaborative teams.

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New Investigator Scheme

Assists early-career researchers – newly employed university lecturers, lecturer level equivalent fellows whose awards were secured in open competition, and researchers in Research Council Institutes at the unified Research Council Band E or its equivalent – to secure their first major element of research funding.

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  • WestBio Studentships

  • How to Apply

    This programme is not accepting applications at present

  • PIPS

    PIPS is a three-month professional internship in a non-academic setting, providing BBSRC DTP students with work experience in a professional setting that is not related to their PhD.