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BU Success rate information for major funders

successGiven 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 2013/14 and 2014/15.

 

AHRC Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £731K

Applications and Award Activity at BU

2013-2015:

22 applications submitted to the value of £1.7M.

5 new AHRC awards accepted worth £466K

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 23%; by value of applications: 27%

 

BBSRC Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £0K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

3 applications submitted to the value of £1.5M.

0 new BBSRC awards accepted.

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 0%; by value of applications: 0%

 

EPSRC Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £1.8M
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

15 applications submitted to the value of £4.3M.

1 new EPSRC award accepted worth £1.8M

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 7%; by value of applications: 42%

 

ESRC Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £298K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

28 applications submitted to the value of £3.3M.

9 new ESRC awards accepted worth £298K

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 32%; by value of applications: 9%

 

MRC Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £0K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

3 applications submitted to the value of £510K.

0 new MRC awards accepted.

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 0%; by value of applications: 0%

 

NERC Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £333K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

16 applications submitted to the value of £1.8M.

7 new NERC awards accepted worth £333K

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 43%; by value of applications: 18%

 

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

British Academy Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £32K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

69 applications submitted to the value of £1.4M.

5 new BA awards accepted worth £32K

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 7%; by value of applications: 2%

 

Leverhulme Trust Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £7.7K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

19 applications submitted to the value of £2.4M.

1 new LT awards accepted worth £7.7K

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 5%; by value of applications: 0.3%

 

Royal Society Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £48K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

20 applications submitted to the value of £777K.

3 new RS awards accepted worth £48K

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 15%; by value of applications: 6%

 

Wellcome Trust Research Income at BU 2013-2015: BU received £5.4K
Applications and Award Activity at BU 2013-2015:

16 applications submitted to the value of £591K.

2 new WT awards accepted worth £5.4K

Success Rates 2013-2014 – by volume of applications: 12.5%; 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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