The following opportunities have been announced. Please follow the links for more information:
- The DFID/ESRC China and Africa research programme is now open with the goal of investigating how lessons learned from China’s economic development can be applied to other developing nations, specifically low-income Africa. There is up to £4.5 million available to fund a variety of projects between £200,000 and £2 million. Closing date for this opportunity 13/03/14.
- The ESRC/DFID are also offering a joint fund for poverty alleviation research with awards for between £100,000 and £500,000. Applications close on 16/01/14.
- The NERC are investing £2.2 million to fund 2 projects looking at understanding at a process level the drivers of variability in atmospheric circulation in order to improve models and predictions of the the European climate on a seasonal to decadal timescale. The closing date for proposals in 23/01/14.
- How can we improve the health and well being of our population through the better use of population health information? Investment of up to £50,000 is available from Swansea University for the development of tools, methods and approaches that use the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage database to drive improvements to the service through better planning and evaluation.