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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 Friday 15th November 2019.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?Scheme with HyperlinkDeadline (Internal)Closing DateNotes
Royal SocietyBritish Academy, Royal Academy of EngineeringAPEX Awards2019-11-192019-11-26
British AcademyBritish Academy / Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships2019-11-202019-11-27
The Academy of Medical SciencesMRC, Royal Society, Royal Academy of EngineeringSUSTAIN2019-11-222019-11-29
British AcademyEducation and Learning in Crises2019-11-272019-12-04
British AcademyGCRFYouth Futures2019-11-272019-12-04
NERCAnnouncement of Opportunity: Networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges at the indoor/outdoor interface2019-11-282019-12-05Notification of intent deadline
Innovate UKGCRFGCRF AgriFood Africa Innovation Awards Competition2019-12-302020-01-06
NIHRGlobal Health Policy and Systems Research Commissioned Awards 20192019-12-042019-12-11
EPSRCTrustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub 2019-12-052019-12-12Outline stage
British AcademyJapan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Overseas Researchers 20202019-12-112019-12-18
NIHR19/101 Health Technology Assessment Programme Researcher-led (evidence synthesis)2020-01-012020-01-08
NIHR19/102 Health Technology Assessment Programme Researcher-led (primary research)2020-01-012020-01-08
AHRCGCRFGCRF Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition Call 22020-01-022020-01-09
NIHRResearch and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) - Call 32020-01-082020-01-15
BBSRCNew Investigator Scheme2020-01-082020-01-15
BBSRCIndustrial Partnership Awards (IPA)2019-01-082019-01-15
BBSRCBBSRC-Brazil (FAPESP) joint funding of research2020-01-082020-01-15
BBSRC'Stand-alone' LINK2020-01-082020-01-15
BBSRCIndustrial Biotechnology for Improving Production of Higher Value Chemicals2020-01-092020-01-16
NERCGCRFAnnouncement of Opportunity: Reducing the Impacts of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries2020-01-132020-01-20Notification of intent deadline; full proposal deadline 17th March
NERCHighlight Topics Sixth Round2020-01-132020-01-20Notification of intent deadline. Full Proposal deadline 17th March
NIHR19/108 Public mental health interventions2020-01-132020-01-20Notification of intent deadline; full proposal deadline 17th March
MRCHealth Systems Research Initiative Call 7: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in low and middle income countries2020-01-142020-01-21Outline stage
MRCPHIND: Systems based approaches to Public Health intervention development2020-01-152020-01-22
NERCAnnouncement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment – Demonstrators2020-01-232020-01-30
British Nutrition Foundation2019-2020 BNF Drummond Pump Priming Awards 2020-01-242020-01-31
UKRITuring Artificial Intelligence Acceleration FellowshipsT2020-01-282020-02-04Inclusivity statement deadline. Outline deadline 18/02/2020
MRCConfidence in Concept 20192020-01-292020-02-05
STFCAstronomy Research Grants2020-01-292020-02-05
MRCTackling multimorbidity at scale: Understanding disease clusters, determinants & biological pathways2020-02-042020-02-11
British AcademyGlobal Professorships 20202020-02-122020-02-19
STFCInnovations Partnership Scheme (IPS)2020-02-132020-02-20
EPSRCAdvance Notice: Prosperity Partnership Fourth Round2020-02-132020-02-20
STFCInnovations Partnership Scheme Fellowships2020-02-132020-02-20
MRCPre-call announcement: UK-Japan Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research Initiative2020-02-132020-02-20
AHRCPre-call announcement: UK-German Call for Proposals in the Humanities, incl. Law and Linguistics2020-02-192020-02-26
UKRITuring Artificial Intelligence World-Leading Researcher Fellowships2020-03-262020-04-02Outline stage