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 Friday 3rd May 2019.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?Scheme with HyperlinkDeadline (Internal)Closing DateNotes
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
ESRCGCRFSustainable Energy and International Development: Beyond Technology2019-05-082019-05-15EOI deadline. Full deadline 11th July
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
NIHRImplementation and Effectiveness of Educational Interventions in improving behaviour on antimicrobial stewardship2019-05-142019-05-21
NIHRHealth Inequalities Initiative Call 22019-05-142019-05-21
NIHRReal World Evaluation of a Scaled Deployment of HeLP Diabetes2019-05-142019-05-21
British AcademyGCRFHeritage, Dignity and Violence2019-05-152019-05-22
British AcademyRoyal Academy of EngineeringGCRFUrban Infrastructures of Well-Being2019-05-152019-05-22
BBSRCFollow-on Funding Pathfinder2019-05-152019-05-22
NERCEPSRC, DefraConstructing a Digital Environment open call2019-05-162019-05-23
ESRCMental Health Network Plus Engagement and Impact Coordinator2019-05-222019-05-29
MRCUK-Malaysia Joint Partnership on Non-Communicable Diseases2019-05-222019-05-29
Royal SocietyInternational Exchanges - Russia2019-05-232019-05-30
ESRCGCRFRethinking the Off-Grid City: Human infrastructure interactions in the context of urban crisis and urban change2019-05-232019-05-30EOI deadline. Full deadline 24th July
Royal SocietyResearch Grants (Small)2019-05-092019-05-16
NERCConstructing a Digital EnvironmentTBCTBCPre-call accouncement. Deadline expected late May
NERCUncertainty in Climate Sensitivity Due to Clouds2019-05-282019-06-04
British AcademyBA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants2019-05-292019-06-05
AHRCNewton-Bhabha Fund, Indian Council of Historic ResearchCultural heritage, migration and Indian diasporas - research networking call2019-05-302019-06-06
ESRCAlan Turing InstituteESRC-Alan Turing Institute Joint Fellowship Scheme2019-05-302019-06-06
EPSRCSupergenSupergen ORE HUB - Flexible Fund Programme2019-06-052019-06-12
MRC (FIC)National Science Foundation of the United States, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) of Canada, Fonds de Recherche du Quebec (FRQ) of Quebec, and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) of GermanyNext Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex)2019-06-072019-06-14
EPSRCHealthcare Technologies Discipline Hopping Call2019-06-092019-06-16
Wellcome TrustIndia AllianceTeam Science Grants2019-06-102019-06-17
ESRCAHRC, What Works Centre for WellbeingApproaches to Understanding and Measuring Wellbeing2019-06-132019-06-20
Innovate UKAgri-Tech Catalyst funding to support agricultural and food systems innovation in Africa2019-06-002019-06-00
NERCUnderstanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia2019-06-19266/19Restricted to the UK Principal Investigators and Co-Investigators of the current Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia projects
JPI Cultural Heritage and Global ChangeEU, AHRCJoint Programming Initiative Cultural Heritage and Global Change – conservation and protection call2019-06-232019-06-30
Royal Academy of EngineeringGCRFGCRF Africa Catalyst2019-06-262019-07-03
EPSRCNext Stage Digital Economy Centres2019-07-022019-07-09
ESRCNERC, Innovate UKGCRFGCRF Sustainable energy and international development: beyond technology2019-07-042019-07-11
NERCStandard grants2019-07-092019-07-16
Belmont Forum (here involving NERC, MRC, ESRC)
Wellcome TrustInvestigator Awards in Science2019-07-182019-07-25
Wellcome TrustSenior Research Fellowships2019-07-182019-07-25