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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 2015/16 and 2016/17.

 

AHRC Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £888K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

15 applications submitted to the value of £1.4M.

7 new AHRC awards accepted worth £888K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 47%; by value of applications: 63%

 

BBSRC Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £0K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

2 applications submitted to the value of £810K.

0 new BBSRC awards accepted.

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 0%; by value of applications: 0%

 

EPSRC Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £171K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

24 applications submitted to the value of £4.6M.

6 new EPSRC award accepted worth £171K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 25%; by value of applications: 4%

 

ESRC Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £268K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

20 applications submitted to the value of £1.9M.

4 new ESRC awards accepted worth £268K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 20%; by value of applications: 14%

 

MRC Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £0K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

9 applications submitted to the value of £1.8M.

0 new MRC awards accepted.

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 0%; by value of applications: 0%

 

NERC Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £367K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

24 applications submitted to the value of £2.4M.

7 new NERC awards accepted worth £367K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 29%; by value of applications: 16%

 

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

British Academy Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £172K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

58 applications submitted to the value of £2.4M.

8 new BA awards accepted worth £172K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 14%; by value of applications: 7%

 

Leverhulme Trust Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £237K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

30 applications submitted to the value of £2.4M.

3 new LT awards accepted worth £237K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 10%; by value of applications: 10%

 

Royal Society Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £37K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

17 applications submitted to the value of £925K.

3 new RS awards accepted worth £37K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 18%; by value of applications: 4%

 

Wellcome Trust Research Income at BU 2015-2017: BU received £9K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2015-2017:

26 applications submitted to the value of £1.9M.

3 new WT awards accepted worth £9K

Success Rates 2015-2017 – by volume of applications: 12%; by value of applications: 0.5%

 

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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