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BU Success rate information for major funders

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Given below are BU’s success rates with major funders. These figures are provided in order to encourage applications to be submitted to these funders. The figures are based on two academic financial years of 2014/15 and 2015/16.

 

AHRC Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £860K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

19 applications submitted to the value of £1.8M.

7 new AHRC awards accepted worth £860K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 37%; by value of applications: 48%

 

BBSRC Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £0K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

2 applications submitted to the value of £810K.

0 new BBSRC awards accepted.

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 0%; by value of applications: 0%

 

EPSRC Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £11K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

21 applications submitted to the value of £5.7M.

2 new EPSRC award accepted worth £11K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 9%; by value of applications: 0.2%

 

ESRC Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £495K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

21 applications submitted to the value of £2.2M.

8 new ESRC awards accepted worth £495K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 38%; by value of applications: 22%

 

MRC Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £0K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

5 applications submitted to the value of £571K.

0 new MRC awards accepted.

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 0%; by value of applications: 0%

 

NERC Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £314K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

19 applications submitted to the value of £2.4M.

8 new NERC awards accepted worth £314K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 42%; by value of applications: 13%

 

BU has never submitted to the STFC as we do not carry out particle physics or astronomy research.

British Academy Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £59K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

55 applications submitted to the value of £1.1M.

7 new BA awards accepted worth £59K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 12%; by value of applications: 5%

 

Leverhulme Trust Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £77K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

27 applications submitted to the value of £3.2M.

1 new LT awards accepted worth £77K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 5%; by value of applications: 2.3%

 

Royal Society Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £24K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

21 applications submitted to the value of £971K.

2 new RS awards accepted worth £24K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 9%; by value of applications: 2.4%

 

Wellcome Trust Research Income at BU 2014-2016: BU received £10K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2014-2016:

20 applications submitted to the value of £1M.

3 new WT awards accepted worth £10K

Success Rates 2014-2016 – by volume of applications: 15%; by value of applications: 1%

 

Find more information on the research blog pages for research councils and charities.

The RKE Development Framework offers several pathways that can strengthen your chances of being successful with these funders.  The pathways offer information, advice and guidance on the major funders, together with the opportunity to come along to a bid writing retreat led by an external facilitator.dev_framework

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