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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Cross-disciplinary mental health network plus call

The research councils (AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC and STFC) are pleased to announce the cross-disciplinary mental health network plus call. The aim of the call is to encourage the creation of multidisciplinary networks that cross the remit boundaries of the research councils.

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Innovator of the Year

An annual competition to recognise and reward individuals and small teams who have harnessed the potential of their excellent research.

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BBSRC/NERC Joint Call in Aquaculture: Collaborative Research and Innovation

The UK Aquaculture Initiative is a joint BBSRC and NERC initiative to support high-quality, innovative research and research translation within a growing community of people working together towards a mutual goal of developing a healthy, safe and sustainable UK aquaculture system. BBSRC and NERC will shortly announce a call for applications in aquaculture research.

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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.