Apply for Postdoctoral African Fellowship in Hydro-Economics! Sustaining Growth through Water Security

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Reach Programme is seeking applications for its Postdoctoral African Fellowship in Hydro-Economics to provide an early career researcher an opportunity to develop their career in water security in Africa. The focus of this Fellowship aligns with the REACH Observatory, Sustaining Growth through Water Security. This Fellowship provides the recipient with an opportunity to develop their academic career in water security and in partnership with the REACH … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Tata Trusts Research Grants!

Deadline: 24 August 2017 Tata Trusts is inviting applicants for its Research Grants programme in three areas: Autism, Dyslexia and Public Health. Tata Trusts has played a pioneering role in transforming traditional ideas of charity and introducing the concept of philanthropy to make a real difference to communities. The duration of the research grant varies from six months to one year to two years. Tata Trusts reserves the right to evaluate the projects, with respect to the topic and … [Read more...]

NRF/BELSPO: Supporting Joint Networking Research Activities in Marine & Space Sciences

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The South African National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO) are seeking proposals for its joint call for supporting joint networking research activities in Marine and Space Sciences between South African and Belgian young and emerging researchers. Programme Aims To contribute to scientific advancement in both countries through the funding of joint activities in specified research fields. To provide an … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: Strengthening Food Security through Integrated Earth Observations & Ecological Assessments of Ecosystem Services in Kenya

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council, together with Universities of Leicester and University of Nairobi, will be holding a workshop on "Strengthening Food Security through Integrated Earth Observations & Ecological Assessments of Ecosystem Services in Kenya" in Nairobi from Sunday 26th –Thursday 30th November, 2017. The workshop is being coordinated by Prof Heiko Balzter, University of Leicester (UK) and Dr Faith … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme!

Deadline: 3 September 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme to build a targeted team of 54 young Ambassadors, one from each African country. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. The NEF Ambassadors attend the biennial NEF Global … [Read more...]

NRF-JSPS Joint Research Projects 2018: Contributing to Scientific Advancement in Japan and South Africa

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The National Research Foundation (NRF) has partnered with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to support research projects and mobility of researchers, scientists, post-docs and doctoral students between the two countries. Aims of the Programme To contribute to scientific advancement in both countries through the funding of joint research activities in specified research fields; To provide an opportunity for young researchers in the two … [Read more...]

The EQUAL Global Network: Seed Grants for Small-Scale & Pilot Research Projects

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Education Quality and Learning for All (EQUAL) Global Network is seeking proposals for its "Seed Grant" from small-scale and pilot research projects based in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan African countries. EQUAL aims to engage researchers, research organizations, and education NGOs to support countries in achieving U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 4 and its targets (‘ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CCF’s Young Investigator Award (YIA)!

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Young Investigator Award (YIA) with an aim to provide funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Award Information The Young Investigator Award is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 to pay for personnel and/or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

SEAMEO BIOTROP Call for Proposals: Managing Biodiversity of Ecosystems for Greater Sustainability and Resilience in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Southeast Asian regional Centre for Tropical Biology (SEAMEO), Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (BIOTROP) are seeking project proposals for implementation in 2018 and 2019 on the theme Managing biodiversity of ecosystems for greater sustainability and resilience in Southeast Asia. SEAMEO BIOTROP believes that its new program thrusts are current critical concerns confronting the Southeast Asian region in general. Focus Areas Restoration of degraded … [Read more...]

GCRF Networking Grants: Inviting Researchers from Developing Countries and UK to Address Global Challenges

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, is seeking applications for its Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants Program to allow researchers from developing countries and the UK to forge new links and hold networking events to generate innovative and interdisciplinary research ideas to address global challenges. The Networking Grants will bring together novel … [Read more...]

Apply for ISRF Flexible Grants for Small Groups Competition (FG4)!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) is seeking applications for its "Flexible Grants for Small Groups Competition (FG4)" to support independent-minded researchers to explore and present original research ideas which take new approaches, and suggest new solutions, to real world social problems. Funding Information The amount of an award depends on the nature of the work proposed and individual circumstances – the ISRF expects applications for grants up … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Camargo Core Program: Offering Time and Space in a Contemplative Environment

Deadline: 17 October 2017 Camarago Foundation is seeking applications for its Camargo Core Program that offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. By encouraging groundbreaking research and experimentation, it supports the visionary work of artists, scholars and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities. By encouraging multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, it intends to foster connections between research and creation. Purpose of the … [Read more...]

Apply for Swedish Research Council for Sport Science’s 2018 Funding Programme!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for funding from the Swedish Research Council for Sport Science for 2018. Sports science may include all areas of research and all applications must be clearly relevant to sport. Two areas of special interest are research projects focusing on sporting excellence and research into sports for children and young people. The total sum to be distributed is approximately SEK 20 million. Funding Categories Project funding: The … [Read more...]

AHRC-STDF: Inviting Applicants for Cultural Heritage and Development in Egypt

Deadline: 5 September 2017 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) of the United Kingdom and the Science & Technology Development Fund (STDF) of Egypt are pleased to announce a joint call for Research Grant proposals addressing the theme of ‘Cultural Heritage and Development in Egypt’. The aim of this Research Grants call is to allow researchers in the UK and Egypt to work collaboratively to address key challenges related to Egypt’s cultural heritage. Thematic Areas … [Read more...]

Swedish EPA Call for Proposals: Monitoring Societal Change and Environmental Goals

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has partnered with Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM) to fund research projects with an aim to improve the ability to analyze the interconnection between different trends and societal developments, and the environmental goals. The overall goal of Swedish environmental policy is to hand over to the next generation a society in which the major environmental problems in Sweden have been solved, without … [Read more...]

EHRI Fellowship Call: Supporting Holocaust Research Community by Building a Digital Infrastructure and Facilitating Human Networks

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, EHRI Fellowship with an intention to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust as well as archival and digital humanities knowhow. The fellowships intend to support researchers, archivists, curators, and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited resources. Stipend & … [Read more...]

Apply for Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) 2017!

Deadline: 30 July 2017 The Department of Biotechnology is seeking applications for its "Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA)" to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology. Award Information The award consists of financial support for a proposed project besides a fellowship of Rs. 75,000/- per month for those awardees that are not in regular employment. Awardees having regular … [Read more...]

Swedish EPA Call for Proposals: Supporting Projects in the Field of Sustainable and Efficient Transport Systems

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking Call for proposals to fund research projects in the field of sustainable and efficient transport in the community with a focus on the planning of the transport systems. The purpose of this call is to increase knowledge about how the planning of the transport systems can contribute to climate and environmental objectives. Research Priorities Climate and environmental objectives important in decision … [Read more...]

Apply for “Cutting Edge” – Researcher Excellence Programme!

Deadline: 5 September 2017 The National Research, Development and Innovation Fund is seeking applications for its “Cutting Edge” – Researcher Excellence Programme KKP 2017 that provides targeted funding to world-class researchers – i.e. the best performers (belonging to the top 10%) in their respective fields of science according to the call – in their most dynamic and creative career phases enabling them to help bridging the gap between Hungary and the developed countries by implementing … [Read more...]

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