The Royal Society Newsletter

Funding for Interdisciplinary Research – The APEX Awards support interdisciplinary research for established researchers. In partnership with the British Academy and Royal Academy of Engineering, and with generous support from the Leverhulme Trust, these awards provide up to £100,000 plus the cost of a teaching replacement. Closing date: Tuesday 18 December 2018, 3pm.

Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships – With support from the Leverhulme Trust, this scheme offers relief from teaching and administrative duties for senior researchers for a period of between one academic term and one academic year. The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering. Opening date: Tuesday 27 November 2018.


About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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