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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 Services (RES) and 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 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 with updates on EU funding and policy developments, as well as an Annual Funding Calendar which gives details of annual and recurring calls and not open calls with no deadlines.

You may also be interested to search University UK’s Gateway to international opportunities, a regularly updated​ depository of funding opportunities for international research collaboration and knowledge exchange, aimed at UK-based researchers/institutions.

Last updated on Thursday 28th July 2022.

Lead FunderCo-Funder(s)Industrial Strategy/GCRF/Newton?CallInternal deadlineExternal deadlineNotes
Wellcome TrustBiological vulnerability to extreme heat in maternal and child health2022-08-012022-08-088th August outline deadline. Full proposals 12th September
IEGFellowships for Doctoral Students2022-08-082022-08-15
John Templeton FoundationLarge Grants2022-08-122022-08-19
John Templeton FoundationSmall Grants2022-08-122022-08-19
Royal Astronomical SocietyGrants for studies2022-08-132022-08-20
MRCPre-Announcement: Public Health Intervention Development2022-08-252022-09-01Pre-announcement
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)Postdoctoral Fellowship2022-08-222022-09-02
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) International Fellowships for Research in Japan2022-08-272022-09-02
Royal SocietyUniversity Research Fellowship2022-08-302022-09-06
British AcademyMid-Career Fellowships2022-08-312022-09-07
MRCClinician scientist fellowship2022-09-012022-09-07
MRCClinical research training fellowship2022-09-012022-09-07
Royal Academy of EngineeringResearch Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships2022-09-012022-09-08
InterActInterAct open call2022-09-022022-09-09
British Heart FoundationTranslational Awards2022-09-052022-09-12
EPSRCMRCTransformative healthcare technologies: phase two2022-09-062022-09-13
British AcademyInnovation Fellowship -Route A Researcher-Led2022-09-072022-09-14
EPSRCBBSRCResearch for a Plastics Circular Economy2022-09-082022-09-15Outline. Full proposals deadline 17th January 2023
The Lister InstituteResearch Prizes2022-09-132022-09-20
NERCCentre for Doctoral Training: environmental solutions to zoonoses2022-09-152022-09-2229 July 2022 Closing date for notifications of intent
ESRCInnovate UK, UKRILead a network of innovation and research funding policy experts2022-09-202022-09-27
EPSRCNERCQuantum sensing for environmental sciences2022-09-272022-10-04
Leverhulme TrustVisiting Professorships2022-09-292022-10-06
EPSRCResearch aligned with cybersecurity research institutes2022-10-042022-10-11
British AcademyPostdoctoral Fellowships2022-10-052022-10-12
British AcademyResearchers at Risk Fellowships2022-10-052022-10-12
UKRIFuture Leaders Fellowships Round 72022-10-112022-10-1818th October outline deadline. Full proposal deadline 6th December
BBSRCNERC, MRCUKRI-Defra One Health approach to vector borne diseases2022-10-202022-10-27
Royal SocietyDorothy Hodgkin Fellowship2022-09-232022-11-01
British AcademyWriting Workshops2022-11-022022-11-09