Research Funding

Funding Opportunities for the Higher Education Research Centre

For assistance with applications, or to apply for funding from the opportunities below please contact Priscilla Padroni, WBS Research Development Officer –

Higher Education Authority (HEA) – Funding opportunities

Economic and Social Research Council

Leverhulme Trust – (Funds all disciplines)

To access the following opportunities you must have access via Research Professional.

Research and Innovation Grants – Nuffield Foundation, GB
These support research, practical experiments or development work in the areas of children and families, education, law in society and social wellbeing. Grants normally range from £10,000 to £250,000, with the majority worth between £50,000 and £150,000.
Award amount max: £250,000 Closing date: 04 Jul 14 MORE >>>

Small Development Grants – Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, GB
Grants support innovative projects at higher education institutions which would not normally attract funding from within an institution and which have a clear benefit to the wider HE community. Up to £10,000 is available per project, with a maximum of 10 grants available each year.
Award amount max: £10,000 Closing date: 13 Dec 14 MORE >>>

Erasmus Charter for Higher Educationation – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, EU
The award is a prerequisite for higher education institutes to apply and participate in learning mobility of individuals or cooperation for innovation and good practices under programme.
Award amount max: Not specified Closing date: 22 May 14 MORE >>>

For further news and updates on research funding opportunities, click here.


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