The Research & Knowledge Exchange Directorate are pleased to announce that the internal funding schemes for Research Development are now open for applications!
There are three streams of funding available for Research Development:
Research Accelerator Grant (£5,000)
Primarily aimed at Early Career Researchers, the Research Accelerator Grant (RAG) will provide a small amount of funding to enable researchers to work towards submission for a larger external research application e.g by generating pilot data. Funding to those beyond their early careers will be limited.
Research Development Fellowship (£5,000)
Primarily aimed at Early Career Researchers, the Research Development Fellowship (RDF) will provide researchers with the opportunity to undertake research within another sector and are available for short placements (up to 3 months) with non-academic organisations. Funding to those beyond their early careers will be limited.
International Collaborative Fund (£5,000)
The International Collaborative Fund will provide the opportunity to bring together researchers (and other interested parties) around a specific theme or topic to align to external funding opportunities, with at least one partner being international. Funding is available to host meetings in the UK or in an international location .
Please note there are no longer formal deadlines for these grants and applications are welcomed at any time. Once you have submitted your application it will be considered at the next available panel meeting (to be held Quarterly in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct) with the outcome announced soon after.
For more information please visit the Research Funding Schemes Intranet Page or refer to the documents below.
If you require support for your application or have further queries about the schemes please contact your Research Development Officer: