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BA Call: Tackling the UK’s International Challenges


The British Academy invites proposals for its tackling the UK’s international challenges programme. This aims to develop projects that will bring new research ideas and methods to bear on existing international challenges and to deliver specific policy-relevant outputs. Projects will need to demonstrate an innovative and interdisciplinary approach yielding new conceptual understanding in the following themes:

•urban futures;
•conflict, stability and security;
•justice, rights and equality;
•Europe’s futures;
•knowledge frontiers.

Awards are worth up to £50,000.

The deadline for applications is 02 Nov 16.

For more information, please visit the British Academy.


2 thoughts on “BA Call: Tackling the UK’s International Challenges

  1. Hello there,

    Please may I have some more information on this – I’m thinking PERU team..


    Rebecca Batten
    Business Development Manager
    Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Rm 123, Geoffrey Manton Building
    Rosamond Street West M15 6LL

    T: 0161 247 6746
    M: 07583 026 397

    [Manchester Met is shortlisted in 2 categories at the 2016 THE awards]

    • Hi Becky,

      More information can be found on the British Academy website. There is a link at the bottom of the post.

      Many thanks

      Mark Dyer

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