Secondary Data Analysis Initiative launched

ESRC announce call for around 20 projects of up to £200,000 funding focussed on gaining further value and analysis from existing major data . . . → Read More: Secondary Data Analysis Initiative launched

EPSRC HCI Researcher Survey

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The EPSRC is currently conducting a review of its portfolio of HCI research. The purpose of the review is to analyse the current state of the EPSRC HCI landscape. The review is being led by a panel of experts and will conclude with an EPSRC written report in which the panel’s assessment is presented. . . . → Read More: EPSRC HCI Researcher Survey

ESRC Knowledge Exchange Opportunities

This scheme provides the opportunity to apply for funding for knowledge exchange activities at any stage of the research lifecycle, and is aimed at maximising the impact of social science research outside academia.

The flexibility built into the scheme is intended to encourage applicants to think creatively about knowledge exchange, and applications are welcomed for either a . . . → Read More: ESRC Knowledge Exchange Opportunities

OER Rapid Innovation Call

The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA) invites institutions to submit funding proposals for projects to enhance digital infrastructure to support open content for education.

Details of the Call are available at

Extract of the scope of this Call:

Eligible institutions may bid for £10,000 – £25,000.

Key dates:
Online Briefing Session: 10-12 GMT . . . → Read More: OER Rapid Innovation Call

European Commission – Research and Innovation

European Research Council Advanced Investigators Grant – Social Sciences & Humanities

The European Commission has launched a new Call for Proposals for the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Investigators Grant. The aim of the ERC Advanced Grants is to encourage substantial advances at the frontier of knowledge by supporting excellent, leading advanced investigators to pursue ground . . . → Read More: European Commission – Research and Innovation

Digital Social Research Community Activities Funding

Digital Social Research is a new phase of the ESRC e-Social Science programme, co-ordinated by the National Strategic Director for e-Social Science and the Directorate team in Oxford and Manchester. It has been set up to develop and promote the use of digital tools, techniques and practices to benefit social science research, and to maximise the . . . → Read More: Digital Social Research Community Activities Funding

Society for Educational Studies – Small Research Grants

The Society for Educational Studies invites bids from researchers interested in making an original contribution to knowledge in the field of educational studies. Applicants applying for a Small Research Grant must be affiliated with a British university, college or school and will be asked to become members of the SES if they are not already members.

The . . . → Read More: Society for Educational Studies – Small Research Grants

New Generation Thinkers 2012

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and BBC Radio 3 have launched a second opportunity for arts and humanities researchers based at UK universities to get their research ideas ‘on air’.

In June of this year BBC Radio 3 and the AHRC announced the 10 academics selected for the inaugural New Generation Thinkers Scheme – the culmination . . . → Read More: New Generation Thinkers 2012


Funded by JISC, The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement has launched a new online matching site to support researchers who would like to explore how to embed impact analysis in research delivery.

With the ‘impact’ agenda on the forefront of many people’s minds, this project offers a unique opportunity to HE staff with expertise in impact . . . → Read More: JISC NCCPE call

British Academy Research Projects

The Academy has issued a call for proposals for the adoption of new Academy Research Projects. Full details and application forms are available on the Academy’s online e-GAP system. The deadline for outline applications is 2 November 2011, for projects to be supported from 1 April 2012.

The scheme essentially offers the kitemarking of academic excellence to . . . → Read More: British Academy Research Projects