Latest funds on Research Professional 13/10/2014

Highlights of new funds on Research Professional

You can see the full list here: All new funds from the last two weeks

Catalyst Fund Higher Education Funding Council for England –Deadline 06/11/2014

This helps deliver strategic aims for higher education across research, teaching and knowledge exchange, and supports solutions at a time of changes to funding and regulation. £800,000.

Comparison of the costs and other practicalities of converting a town to alternative heating solutions including hydrogen (tender) Department of Energy and Climate Change –Deadline 10/11/2014

Desk study and site work to investigate and compare four technology solutions for the provision of heat for an actual UK town with a population of around 10,000 to 15,000.

Funding for PhDs in improvement science Health Foundation –Deadline 28/10/14

Support four research organisations in developing multidisciplinary teams to undertake research with a direct relevance to improvement science within UK healthcare.

Transformative research call Economic and Social Research Council –Deadline 19 February 2015

Provide a stimulus for genuinely transformative research ideas at the frontiers of the social sciences, enabling research which challenges current thinking to be supported and developed.

Incentivising poverty reduction in local growth strategies Joseph Rowntree Foundation –Deadline 07/11/2014

Develop a package of policy proposals to encourage, support and incentivise city level stakeholders to better integrate poverty reduction within local economic growth strategies.

Joint master’s degrees Erasmus+ -Deadline 04/03/2014

Foster quality improvements, innovation, excellence and internationalisation in higher education institutions. Increase the quality of HE by offering full degree scholarships to the best master’s students worldwide. Improve the level of competencies and skills of master’s graduates.

Sector skills alliances Erasmus+ -Deadline 26/02/2014

Tackle skills gaps, and enhance the responsiveness of initial and continuing vocational education and training systems to sector-specific labour market needs and demand for new skills with regard to one or more occupational profiles.

Strategic partnerships in the field of education, training and youth Erasmus+ -Deadline 30/04/2015

Priorities: •develop basic and transversal skills in all fields of education, training and youth; •develop new approaches to strengthen education and training of prospective and practicing educators as well as youth workers; •enhance digital integration in learning, teaching, training and youth work. Follow link for more priorities.

Mobility projects in the field of education and training Erasmus+ -Deadline 04/03/2015

One or more of the following activities: a study period abroad at a partner higher education institution; a traineeship (work placement) abroad in an enterprise or any other relevant workplace. -The world’s leading provider of news and funding information for research professionals. Step by step guide to using Research Professional

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About Holly Hoar

I am the Development Officer (Research & Funding) in Research, Business and Employability Services. The Research team provides information to University staff on external funding, partners, and innovation activities. The team works with researchers and academic staff to help diversify income for Staffordshire University. Our Research and Funding Blog contains information on funding opportunities and the activities of the team. See my staff profile here