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Research Funding Opportunities

The following table lists research funding opportunities relevant to the University of Reading.  This list is maintained by Research and Enterprise Services (RES).  The list includes schemes that form part of the Newton Fund, GCRF, and the Industrial Strategy.  Please note that some schemes require that applications are business-led.

Colleagues also may also be interested by the following UUK list of international funding opportunities:

For more details, please contact or visit the Finding Funding pages of the RES website (requires UoR log-in).  Please note that Research Services also has a dedicated page for EU funding opportunities.

Last updated on Wednesday 15th September 2021.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?CallInternal deadlineExternal deadlineNotes
NERCEmbedded Digital Researchers Applying Transformative Technologies2021-09-142021-09-21
BBSRCEPSRC, MRC, NERCEngineering Biology Research, Community and Capacity Development2021-09-152021-09-22
CRUKPrevention and Population Research Programme Awards2021-09-162021-09-23
NERCAHRC, MRCScale up health inequality prevention and intervention strategies2021-09-162021-09-23
EPSRCInvestigate high-priority use cases for exascale software2021-09-212021-09-28
NERCSynthesising Evidence in Economics of Biodiversity2021-09-282021-10-05
NERCResearch the Hidden Histories of Environmental Science2021-09-282021-10-05
AHRCBBSRC, EPSRC, MRC, STFCPre-announcement: improve and accelerate the impact of your organisation’s research2021-09-292021-10-06
NERCAHRC, MRC, BBSRC, STFC , EPSRCImprove and accelerate the impact of your organisation’s research2021-09-292021-10-06
AHRCEPSRC, Innovate UKExamining UK-China Creative Industries Research and Innovation2021-09-302021-10-07
NERCMaking Environmental Science Equal Diverse and Inclusive2021-10-042021-10-11
British AcademyFunding Call – Postdoctoral Fellowships: Outline Stage 2021-222021-10-072021-10-14
EPSRCHealthcare Technologies for Infectious Disease Resilience2021-10-192021-10-26
Azrieli FoundationAzrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowships2021-10-262021-11-02
Diabetes UKProject Grants2021-11-242021-12-01
Diabetes UKEarly-career small grants2021-11-242021-12-01
EPSRCMathematical Sciences Small Grant Scheme2021-12-252022-01-01
BBSRCResponsive Mode2022-01-052022-01-12The internal EoI deadlne is 18th October 2021
Leverhulme Trust1. Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship 2022-02-172022-02-24There is an internal selection process for this scheme which we expect will have a deadline in November (TBC)
Leverhulme TrustInternational Fellowships2021-11-042021-11-11
British AcademyLeverhulme TrustBA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants2021-11-032021-11-10
The Royal SocietyInternational Exchanges2021-09-222021-09-29
MRCNeurosciences & Mental Health Board (NMHB) - Research Board: Sep 20212021-09-222021-09-29
NERCNERC independent research fellowship 20212021-10-072021-10-14
The Royal SocietyIndustry Fellowships2021-09-282021-10-05
Leverhulme TrustVisiting Professorships2021-09-302021-10-07
Leverhulme TrustResearch Fellowships2021-11-042021-11-11
The Royal SocietyDorothy Hodgkin Fellowship2021-11-032021-11-10
Leverhulme TrustInternational Fellowships2021-11-042021-11-11
British AcademyLeverhulme TrustSenior Research Fellowship2021-11-112021-11-18