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.

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 Thursday 18th July 2019.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?Scheme with HyperlinkDeadline (Internal)Closing DateNotes
Wellcome TrustInvestigator Awards in Science2019-07-182019-07-25
Wellcome TrustSenior Research Fellowships2019-07-182019-07-25
EPSRCHubs for Mathematical Sciences in Healthcare2019-07-182019-07-25
BBSRCBacterial Plant Diseases2019-07-182019-07-25
BBSRCDEFRA, Scottish Government, NERCBacterial Plant Diseases2019-07-182019-07-25
NIHRThe Health Technology Assessment Programme2019-07-242019-07-31
British CouncilNewtonNewton Fund Researcher Links Workshops2019-08-022019-08-09
British CouncilNewtonNewton Fund Institutional Links 2019-08-022019-08-09
British CouncilNewton Fund Researcher Links Workshops2019-08-022019-08-09
British CouncilNewton Fund Institutional Links 2019-08-022019-08-09
EPSRCTackling global development challenges through physical sciences research2019-08-032019-08-10
NERCPolicy internships2019-08-022019-08-12
MRCUKRI, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC (CAN)Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative2019-08-122019-08-19
NIHREfficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme2019-08-212019-08-28
MRCESRC, CIHR (CAN)UK-Canada Diabetes Research Team Grants 20192019-08-212019-08-28
MRCAMED (Japan)Infectious Disease Research Collaboration2019-08-272019-09-04
NIHRHealth Services and Delivery Research2019-08-292019-09-04
NIHRPublic Health Research2019-08-292019-09-04
AHRCDFIDAHRC-DFID Collaborative Humanitarian Protection Research Programme – Thematic Research Grants call2019-08-292019-09-05
MRCSAMRCNewtonSouth Africa-UK Antibiotic Accelerator Initiative2019-08-292019-09-05
DEFRADIDDarwin Initiative: Project Funding2019-09-162019-09-09Deadline for Stage 2 applications (by invitation only): 5 December 2019
NERCAHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRCSPFLandscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges - Second call2019-09-032019-09-10NoI online by 26th July
ESRCAgence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR; France), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; Germany), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC; Canada). Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences 20192019-09-042019-09-11
NIHRTobacco Cessation, Control and Harm Reduction Interventions2019-09-042019-09-11
BBSRCNERCGCRFJoint BBSRC-NERC GCRF Research Translation Call Sustainable Enhancement of Agriculture and Aquaculture Production2019-09-112019-09-18
BBSRCNERCGCRFPre-Call Announcement: Sustainable Enhancement of Agriculture and Aquaculture Production Translation Call2019-09-112019-09-18Call opens 9th July
NERCchallenge 3 of the Role of the Southern Ocean in the Earth System (RoSES) research programme2019-09-122019-09-19
NERCInfluence of Man-made Structures In The Ecosystem2019-09-122019-09-19
EPSRCDecarbonising Heating and Cooling2019-09-122019-09-19
EPSRCResponsible Natural Language Processing for Intelligent Interfaces2019-09-172019-09-24
MRCTransition support2019-09-192019-09-26
British AcademyKnowledge Frontiers – International Interdisciplinary Research2019-10-162019-10-23
MRCCoENCentres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (CoEN) 2019 call: Pathfinder 42019-11-282019-11-04
DEFRADIDDarwin Initiative: Partnership Projects2019-10-302019-11-05
MRCUK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) pre-announcement of second call2019-11-072019-11-14
British AcademyGlobal Professorships 20202020-02-122020-02-19