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 res@reading.ac.uk 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, 21st September 2018.

 Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?Scheme with HyperlinkDeadline (Internal)Closing DateNotes
AHDBPhD Studentships2018-09-252018-10-02
AHDBAgriculture and Horticulture Development Board PhD Studentships for 20192018-09-252018-10-02PhD studentships
EPSRCUK National Dark Fibre Infrastructure Service2018-09-252018-10-02
STFCGCRF21st Century Challenge Networks2018-09-252018-10-02
NIHRHealth Inequalities Research Initiative2018-09-252018-10-02
NIHRInfectious Disease Dynamic Modelling in Health Protection2018-09-252018-10-02
Innovate UKMRCBiomedical Catalyst 2018 round 2: late stage 2018-09-262018-10-03Must be business-led
Innovate UKMRCBiomedical Catalyst 2018 round 2: primer award 2018-09-262018-10-03Must be business-led
British AcademyKnowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projects2018-09-262018-10-03
British AcademyThe Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling the UK's International Challenges2018-09-262018-10-03
AHRCNew Generation Thinkers2018-09-272018-10-04
MRCMultimorbidity in the UK population: understanding disease clustering2018-10-022018-10-09
NERCUK Energy Research Centre phase four call2018-10-022018-10-09
UKRIFuture Leaders Fellowships2018-10-032018-10-10
AHRCGCRFGCRF Global Engagement Networks2018-10-042018-10-11
Wellcome TrustClimate Change and Health Awards2018-10-042018-10-11
Lister InstituteResearch Prizes2018-10-052018-10-12
BBSRCGCRFInternational Flexible Interchange Programme (I-FLIP)2018-10-092018-10-16
British AcademyThe British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship2018-10-102018-10-17
EPSRCEnd Use Energy Demand Technology2018-10-162018-10-23
UKRIIndustrial StrategyProductive and sustainable crop and ruminant agricultural systems 2018-10-172018-10-24Must be business-led
UKRIIndustrial StrategyTransforming Food Production2018-10-172018-10-24
EPSRCProsperity Partnerships: EPSRC, Business and Universities - Third call2018-10-192018-10-26
AHRCESRC/FCOAHRC-ESRC-FCO Knowledge Exchange Fellowship Scheme2018-10-242018-10-31
NIHRi4i Product Development Awards2018-10-242018-10-31
ESRCCross-disciplinary Mental Health Network Coordinator2018-10-252018-11-01
Royal SocietyShort Industry Fellowship2018-10-252018-11-01
Independent Social Research FoundationISRF Flexible Grants for Small Groups Competition2018-10-262018-11-02
MRCGCRFGlobal Mental Health2018-10-302018-11-06
LeverhumeInternational Academic Fellowships2018-11-012018-11-08
NERCAnnouncement of Opportunity: Environmental Evidence for the Future initiative call 20182018-10-312018-11-08
AHRCNewtonCultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan2018-11-012018-11-08
DFIDEPSRCEnergy Catalyst round 6: transforming energy access2018-11-072018-11-14Must be business-led
UKRIOpen grant funding competition: round 32018-11-072018-11-14Must be business-led
UKRIEnergy Catalyst round 6: transforming energy access2018-11-072018-11-14Must be business-led
AHRCCentre for Cultural Value: Call for Proposals2018-11-082018-11-15
ESRCJoint Nordic-UK Research Programme on Migration and Integration2018-11-082018-11-15
AHRCGCRFNahrein Network Research Grant Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
MRCInnovate UKBiomedical Catalyst Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRCIndia Partnering Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRCUnited States Partnering Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRCBrazil Partnering Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRCTaiwan-UK International Partnering Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRC
Other Countries Partnering Awards
2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRCEuropean Partnering Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRCJapan Partnering Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
BBSRCChina Partnering Awards2018-11-082018-11-15
AHRCResearch Networking Highlight Notice for UK-US Collaborations in Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions; pre-call announcement2018-11-132018-11-20
BBSRCEcology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases2018-11-142018-11-21
Innovate UKTransforming Energy Access2018-11-142018-11-21
Innovate UKAgriculture and Food Systems Innovation2018-11-212018-11-28
Athritis Research UKSenior Research Fellowship 20192018-11-212018-11-28
UKRIFaraday Battery Challenge: innovation feasibility studies, round 32018-12-052018-12-12Must be business-led
UKRIFaraday Battery Challenge: innovation R&D, round 32018-12-052018-12-12Must be business-led
Independent Social Research FoundationISRF Essay Competitions2018-12-242018-12-31
NIHRHealth Technology Assessment2019-01-092019-01-16
EPSRCGCRFTackling global development challenges through mathematical sciences2019-02-072019-02-14
NIHRi4i Product Development Awards2019-04-172019-04-24