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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: https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/International/funding-and-opportunities/Pages/gateway-to-international-opportunities.aspx

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 Wednesday 21st July 2021.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?CallInternal deadlineExternal deadlineNotes
Royal SocietyResearch Grants2021-06-292021-07-06
MRCESRCUsing data to improve public health: COVID-19 secondment2021-06-292021-07-06
UKRIESRC, AHRC, EPSRCProtecting citizens online complementary projects: outline stage2021-06-292021-07-06
MRCBBSRC, ESRCMapping complexity of pain with the Advanced Pain Discovery Platform2021-07-082021-07-15Mandatory Intention to Submit deadline is 15th July. Full application deadline will be 15th September
EPSRCDigital technologies for health and care2021-07-142021-07-21
British AcademyUK-Poland knowledge frontiers symposium – just transitions2021-07-142021-07-21
Natural Environment Research CouncilEmbedded researcher scheme on UK climate resilience2021-07-152021-07-22
CRUKPrevention and Population Research Project Awards2021-07-152021-07-22
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRHealth technology assessment programme – commissioned calls2021-07-212021-07-28
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRHealth technology assessment programme – commissioned call: 21/242021-07-212021-07-28
NERCAHRC, ESRC, EPSRCUnderstanding environmental change in Inuit Nunangat2021-07-282021-08-04
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRHealth services and delivery research – commissioned call: 21/162021-07-292021-08-05
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHREfficacy and mechanism evaluation programme – dementia research call2021-08-032021-08-10
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRPublic health research programme – commissioned calls: 21/38, 21/39, 21/402021-08-052021-08-12
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRPublic health research programme – application development awards: 21/36, 21/372021-08-052021-08-12
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRPublic health research programme – dementia research call: 21/482021-08-052021-08-12
WellcomeCRISPR and beyond – perturbations at scale to understand genomes course bursaries2021-08-092021-08-16
WellcomeOrganoids – advances and applications conference bursaries2021-08-102021-08-17
WellcomeVirus genomics and evolution conference bursaries2021-08-232021-08-30
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRHealth technology assessment programme – commissioned calls: 21/501, 21/5022021-08-252021-09-01
MRCmolecular and cellular medicine partnership grant: Sep 20212021-08-252021-09-01
Department of Health and Social Care including NIHRHealth technology assessment programme – commissioned calls: 21/503, 21/5042021-09-082021-09-15
CRUKPrevention and Population Research Programme Awards2021-09-162021-09-23
EPSRCInvestigate high-priority use cases for exascale software2021-09-212021-09-28
AHRCBBSRC, EPSRC, MRC, STFCPre-announcement: improve and accelerate the impact of your organisation’s research2021-09-292021-10-06
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
British AcademyFunding Call – Postdoctoral Fellowships: Outline Stage 2021-222021-10-072021-10-14
NERCBBSRC, EPSRC, MRC,Developing engineering biology breakthrough ideas2021-02-022021-02-09
NERCAHRC, MRCScale up health inequality prevention and intervention strategies2021-09-162021-09-23
NERCEPSRCEnabling an equitable digital society2021-09-072021-09-14
NERCAHRC, MRC, BBSRC, STFC , EPSRCImprove and accelerate the impact of your organisation’s research2021-09-292021-10-06