Deadline: 5 September 2019
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) part of UK Research and Innovation and the Department for International Development (DFID) have established a new Collaborative Humanitarian Research Programme to help tackle one of the most pressing issues of their time: the protection of people in areas of war and conflict.
The goal of this research call is to better understand the causes of humanitarian protection risks/violations and to gather evidence about which interventions are most effective in improving humanitarian protection outcomes.
There are six key research themes identified for this call:
- Impact of violations of international humanitarian law
- Impact of protection programming
- Impact of restraint
- Impact of local protection mechanisms
- Impact of recognition on protection and Impact of targeting
- Proposals must address one of more of these key themes
- Fund limit up to £480,000 (fEC) plus additional £100,000 for optional Capacity Building element (£580,000 in total).
- Project duration: 18–24 months.
- Researchers from any recognised research organisation in any country are eligible as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator.
- Any recognised UK or international university/research organisation that can meet UKRI due diligence requirements is eligible to apply as the lead organisation.
- At least one researcher based at a research organisation in an OECD DAC ODA eligible country must be included in the research team (as Principal Investigator and/or Co-Investigator).
- Proposals must also include collaboration with at least one practitioner organisation.
- The regions of focus prioritised for this call have been selected based on the high intensities of conflict recorded and live conflict related humanitarian appeals in 2018.
- Successful proposals must meet all the following defining characteristics:
- Address one of the six research themes outlined the full call guidance document
- Be appropriately multidisciplinary
- Include collaboration with practitioner organisations
- Include partnerships with institutions in OECD DAC eligible countries
- Include consideration of gender dynamics, and wider equalities and inclusion issues in relation to the theme being studied
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit https://ahrc.ukri.org/funding/apply-for-funding/current-opportunities/ahrc-dfid-collaborative-humanitarian-protection-research-programme-thematic-research-grants-call/