The Royal Academy of Engineering has recently released 2 funding opportunities:
The scheme provides funding so that an engineering department at a UK university can host a Distinguished Visiting Fellow from an overseas academic centre of excellence for visits lasting up to one month, aiming to strengthen UK capacity and international standing, and promote new international collaborations.
Award Value – £6,000
Deadline – Monday 30 October 2017
Website – www.raeng.org.uk/dvf
Distinguished Visiting Fellowships & Missions – Turkey (Newton Fund)
Part of the Newton Fund, the scheme provides funding so that an engineering department at a Turkish university can host a Distinguished Visitor or group of Distinguished Visitors from a UK academic centre of excellence for a visit lasting up to one month. The scheme aims to build Turkey’s research and teaching capacity in key areas such as health, energy, agriculture, food and manufacturing to promote Turkey’s economic development and social welfare.
Award Value – £6,000 – £30,000
Deadline – Wednesday 25 October 2017
Website – www.raeng.org.uk/newtonfund
If you are interested in submitting to any of the above calls you must contact your RKEO Funding Development Officer with adequate notice before the deadline, preferably 3 weeks before the submission deadline.
For more funding opportunities that are most relevant to you, you can set up your own personalised alerts on Research Professional. If you need help setting these up, just ask your School’s/Faculty’s Funding Development Officer in RKEO or view the recent blog post here.