Apply for Researcher Links Workshop Grant (UK/Russia)!

Deadline: 19 September 2017

Applications are open for “Researcher Links Workshop grants” which are designed to provide financial support to bring together a UK/Russia bilateral cohort of early career researchers to take part in workshops to meet the overarching objectives. The programme is supported by UK government and Russian partner funding.

Objectives

This call for Researcher Links workshops has the following overarching objectives:

  • Establish new research links or significantly develop existing links, with the potential for longer term sustainability – Co-ordinators must outline the specific outputs anticipated from the workshop. The aim of the workshop is to stimulate longer term links between the UK and Russia, as well as to contribute to the personal and professional development of the participants.
  • Contribute to capacity building of early career researchers – The proposal must include a description of how the workshop will contribute to the personal and professional development of the participants. Workshop co-ordinators should indicate how they envisage this occurring, including any plans for long-term mentoring of early career researchers (either within each country, or cross-nationally).

Partner Country

Workshops can be proposed between the UK and Russia.

Eligibility Criteria

Proposals must fulfill the following criteria in order to be eligible for funding under this Programme:

  • Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK and one Principal Applicant from Russia.
  • Both Principal Applicants must be Leading Researchers or Established Researchers
  • Prinicipal Applicants cannot assume role of workshop Mentors
  • Principal Applicants must be permanent employees of one of the following (this means that Emeritus and Honorary Professors may not apply as lead):
  • A not-for-profit higher education institution
  • A UK higher education institution (all UK higher education institutions are eligible)
  • A not-for-profit research organisation. A Catapult Centre (in the case of the UK Principal Applicant).
  • Both of the Principal Applicants’ institutions (the ‘Lead Institutions’) must have the capacity to administer the grant where contracting requires
  • Individual departments within a single institution can make multiple applications per call provided that the proposed activities are clearly different
  • Principal Applicants may only submit one Researcher Links application per Researcher Links call.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Researcher Links Workshop Grants.

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