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The Alliance Hubert Curien Programme

BritishCouncil

The British Council and Campus France have come together to offer the Alliance Hubert Curien Programme. This is an opportunity for French and British researchers to work together to strengthen current research projects or strengthen collaborative links for the future.

Programme Summary:

The programme will fund the travel and subsistence of research teams in Britain and France to visit each other with the aim to encourage reciprocal mobility in both countries.

Amount: £2,240 (€2,500) available for each partner in each year.

Duration: 2 years

Deadline: Tuesday 4th October.

The outcome of the application will be received in February 2019 with travel in the first year to take from March in the first year.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be early career researchers (no more than 10 years post PhD) and must not hold a senior position.

Funding areas include:

  • New nuclear
  • Battery technologies
  • Applied technologies to tackle climate change
  • Mobility of the future

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For more information about this scheme please visit the British Council Website.

If you’d like to apply for this programme please get in touch with your International Development team.


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Support for UK-Japan Links – call for applications

DAIWA

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation’s funding programmes for 2014:

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, is a UK charity, established in 1988 with a generous benefaction from Daiwa Securities Co Ltd. The Foundation’s purpose is to support closer links between Britain and Japan. There are currently two funding programmes available:

 DAIWA FOUNDATION SMALL GRANTS

Grants of £3,000-£7,000 are available to individuals, societies, associations or other bodies in the UK or Japan to promote and support interaction between the two countries. Daiwa Foundation Small Grants can cover all fields of activity, including educational and grassroots exchanges, research travel, the organisation of conferences, exhibitions, and other projects and events that fulfil this broad objective. New initiatives are especially encouraged.

DAIWA FOUNDATION AWARDS

Awards of £7,000-£15,000 are available for collaborative projects that enable British and Japanese partners to work together, preferably in the context of an institutional relationship. Daiwa Foundation Awards can cover projects in most academic, professional, arts, cultural and educational fields. Support for scientific collaborations is separately provided through The Royal Society-Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Joint Project Grants scheme.

Further details and information on applying are available from www.dajf.org.uk/grants