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 5th September 2019.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?Scheme with HyperlinkDeadline (Internal)Closing DateNotes
British AcademyMid-Career Fellowships2019-09-112019-09-18Result of Outline Stage announced: early December 2019. Second Stage is by invitation only.
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
UKRIGCRFGCRF Challenge Clusters2019-09-152019-09-24
EPSRCResponsible Natural Language Processing for Intelligent Interfaces2019-09-172019-09-24
MRCTransition support2019-09-192019-09-26
BBSRCEPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERCEcology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Travel Grants – International Travel Award Scheme2019-09-232019-09-30
Royal SocietyInternational Exchanges 2019 Standard Round 32019-09-252019-10-02
LeverhulmeVisiting Professorships2019-10-032019-10-10
BBSRCGCRFBBSRC GCRF Strategic Training Awards for Research Skills (GCRF-STARS)2019-10-092019-10-16
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
DEFRA, DFIDDarwin Initiative: partnership projects2019-10-292019-11-05
British AcademyLeverhulmeBA / Leverhulme Small Research Grants 2019-202019-10-302019-11-06
MRCUK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) pre-announcement of second call2019-11-072019-11-14
National Science FoundationEcology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) 2019-11-132019-11-20
BBSRCEPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC; NIH, USDA, NSF, NSCF, US-Israel Bionational Science FoundationEcology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID), Program 2019 US-UK, China and Israel call for proposals2019-11-132019-11-20
British AcademyEducation and Learning in Crises2019-11-272019-12-04
British AcademyGlobal Professorships 20202020-02-122020-02-19
Antibodies.comTravel Grant ProgramNo deadlineNo deadline