AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund Urgency Grants pilot

Contact the RST by: 30/09/2020

External Deadline: 31 October 2020

It is an open, responsive mechanism through which arts and humanities researchers (working with other disciplines where appropriate) can respond to unanticipated urgent research needs, including......read more

Strategic Research Fund

Contact the RST by: one month in advance of the intended date of submission

External Deadline: open call

This new fund is intended to support research programmes which are transformative, have potential to be sustainable over the long term using external funds, and so include a succession plan with......read more

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

Contact the RST by: at least three weeks before intended submission

External Deadline: Autumn 2020

The IAA provides flexible funding options for a wide range of Knowledge Exchange (KE) activities. Offering £2,500 to £25,000 for academic-led impact and knowledge exchange projects, these awards......read more

Open Society Foundations: Open Society initiative for Eastern Africa

Contact the RST by: open call

External Deadline: open call

OSIEA plays an active role in encouraging open, informed dialogue on issues of importance in Eastern Africa. Through a combination of grant making, advocacy and convening power, OSIEA is able to......read more

AHRC - Research networking

Contact the RST by: Open - no deadline

External Deadline: Open - no deadline

This encourages discussion and exchange of ideas on a specified thematic area, issue or problem through facilitating a short-term series of workshops, seminars, networking activities or other events......read more

AHRC: Follow-on funding for impact and engagement scheme

Contact the RST by: Open - no deadline

External Deadline: Open - no deadline

These support innovative and creative engagements with new audiences and user communities that stimulate pathways to impact within the area of arts and humanities. Grants are worth up to £100,000......read more

OPEN Fellowships

Contact the RST by: 07/10/2020

External Deadline: 05 October 2020

The Oxford Policy Engagement Network (OPEN) connects researchers, professional services staff and doctoral students across the University with opportunities to engage with the policymaking community......read more

The British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Contact the RST by: Please refer to Postdoctoral Fellowships webpage

External Deadline: Outline stage TBC

This scheme provides funding to cover the costs of a 36 month fellowship at a host institution of your choosing. The purpose of this award is to enable the award holder to pursue an independent......read more

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

Contact the RST by: Please refer to Postdoctoral Fellowships webpage

External Deadline: 27/02/2020

The scheme is open to early career researchers, with a research record but who have not yet held a full-time permanent academic post, to undertake a significant piece of publishable work. The Trust......read more

KE Seed Fund

Contact the RST by: open call

External Deadline: open call

This fund provides support for early-stage innovative knowledge exchange ideas. It can also add onto existing projects, to build or develop new KE around current activities, and support documenting......read more

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

Contact the RST by: Please refer to Postdoctoral Fellowships webpage

External Deadline: tbc

The ESRC has issued a call for its the Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, run through Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training. The objective of this call is to provide support......read more

ESRC New Investigator Grants

Contact the RST by: Please refer to Postdoctoral Fellowships webpage

External Deadline: Open

New Investigator Grants form one element of our support for early career researchers and the scheme is specifically aimed at supporting those looking to make the transition to an independent......read more

 

Note: The ESRC has bilateral agreements with several other European research funding agencies to facilitate collaborative research. Some schemes have deadlines, others are open-ended. Please see the information about bilateral agreements on the ESRC website.

Other  sources of information about funding opportunities:

ResearchProfessional.com (searchable database)

Research Services Office website: