Latest 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.

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 Friday 22nd March 2019.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?Scheme with HyperlinkDeadline (Internal)Closing DateNotes
ESRCGCRFGCRF Early Child Education 20192019-03-182019-03-25Intent to Submit Deadline 25/03/2019, Full submission Deadline 01/05/2019
Wellcome Trusthumanities or social science doctoral degrees2019-03-192019-03-26
NIHRResearch and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) Call 2: Mental Health Research2019-03-202019-03-27
British AcademyNewtonNewton International Fellowships2019-03-202019-03-27Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Thailand, Turkey
Royal SocietyNewtonNewton International Fellowships2019-03-202019-03-27Brazil, China, India, South Africa, Mexico, Turkey
Academy of Medical SciencesNewtonNewton International Fellowships2019-03-202019-03-27Brazil, China, India, Mexico
Cancer Research UKEarly Detection Programme Award2019-03-212019-03-28
ESRCTransforming Construction Network Plus2019-03-222019-03-29
EPSRCTRANSFORMING CONSTRUCTION NETWORK PLUS ROUND 1: CALL FOR SMALL PROJECTS2018-03-222019-03-29Briefing Workshop, London Tuesday 12 February 2019
EPSRCISCFThe Transforming Construction Network Plus - Round 1 call for Small Projects2019-03-222019-03-29
ESRCInnovation Panel Competition2019-03-242019-03-31
ESRCWhat Works Centre for Wellbeing - SDAI Highlight Notice2019-03-242019-03-31
Royal Academy of EngineeringUK IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme2019-03-252019-04-01
Guts UKGuts UK/BSPGHAN Grants2019-03-262019-04-02
Wellcome TrustSir Henry Dale Fellowships2019-03-262019-04-02
Wellcome TrustSmall Grant in Humanities and Social Sciences2019-02-262019-04-02
MRCAll Research CouncilsGCRFUKRI GCRF Health and Context Call Outline2019-03-262019-04-02
MRCGCRFUKRI GCRF Health and Context call 2019 - outline2019-03-262019-04-02
Innovate UKBiomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: feasibility and primer awards2019-03-272019-04-03
Innovate UKBiomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: early and late stage awards 2019-03-272019-04-03
MRCUnderstanding the mechanistic links between nutrition and non-communicable diseases in low and middle-income countries2019-03-282019-04-04
Royal SocietyInternational Collaboration Award2019-03-282019-04-04
Royal Academy of EngineeringVisiting Professors2019-03-292019-04-05
AHRCGCRF Network Plus Call 2019-04-022019-04-09
Arthritis Research UKFoundation fellowship - 10 April deadline2019-04-032019-04-10
British Academy of ManagementBritish Academy of Management Grant Schemes 2019-04-082019-04-15
NERCGlobal Partnerships Seedcorn Fund2019-04-082019-04-15
NIHRi4i Product Development Awards2019-04-172019-04-24
MRCGlobal Maternal and Neonatal Health 2019 - outlines2019-04-172019-04-24
Innovate UKSmart Grants2019-04-172019-04-24
NERCAHRC, BBSRC, ESRC, EPSRCLandscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges small grants call2019-04-182019-04-25
ESRCGCRFGCRF Early Child Education 20192019-04-232019-05-01
Innovate UKDemonstrators addressing cyber security challenges in the Internet of Things2019-04-242019-05-01Must be business-led
LeverhulmeMajor Research Fellowships2019-04-252019-05-02
STFCPublic Engagement Spark Awards2019-04-252019-05-02
EPSRCTransformative Healthcare Technologies for 20502019-04-252019-05-02
NERCUKRIClimate, Environment and Health2019-04-292019-05-06Expression of Interest Deadline. Full Proposal deadline is 23rd July 2019
ESRCGCRFGCRF Development-based approaches to protracted displacement2019-05-012019-05-08
ESRCGCRFGCRF Development-based approaches to protracted displacement2019-05-012019-05-08
BBSRCDavid Phillips Fellowships2019-05-022019-05-09
BBSRCDiscovery Fellowships2019-05-022019-05-09
NERCNSFAnnouncement of Opportunity: Signals in the Soil2019-05-022019-05-09
LeverhulmeResearch Leadership Awards2019-05-032019-05-10
NERCDFIDSHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Integration and Impact proposals2019-05-072019-05-14
NERCUKRIGCRFGCRF Collective Programme: Multi-hazards and Systemic Risks2019-05-082019-05-15
British AcademyThe Wolfson FoundationThe British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships2019-05-082019-05-15
British AcademyKnowledge Frontiers - International Interdisciplinary Research2019-05-082019-05-15
British AcademyTackling the UK's International Challenges2019-05-082019-05-15
EPSRCSignals in the Soil2019-05-082019-05-15
AHRCUKRIGCRFGCRF Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition2019-05-092019-05-16
Royal SocietyResearch Grants2019-05-092019-05-16
LeverhulmePhillip Leverhulme Prize2019-05-132019-05-20
Royal SocietyInternational Exchanges - Russia2019-05-232019-05-30
NERCConstructing a Digital EnvironmentTBCTBCPre-call accouncement. Deadline expected late May
NERCUncertainty in Climate Sensitivity Due to Clouds2019-05-282019-06-04
ESRCAlan Turing InstituteESRC-Alan Turing Institute Joint Fellowship Scheme2019-05-302019-06-06
EPSRCHealthcare Technologies Discipline Hopping Call2019-06-092019-06-16
Innovate UKAgri-Tech Catalyst funding to support agricultural and food systems innovation in Africa2019-06-002019-06-00
Royal SocietyResearch Grants (Small)2019-05-092019-05-16