Research Funding Opportunities – NBS

rsbo-logoThis post provides information on the latest funding opportunities for your School.    You will still be able to conduct your own searches via Research Professional and Grantfinder in the usual way or contact the RSB Office and we will assist you. Information on  current  calls with no deadlines is available on the RSBO web pages

4 March 2013:  Centre for Economic Policy Research, Major Research Grants – These grants will support research that aims to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in low-income countries. Research may relate to firms of all sizes and should produce results that will be useful for policymaking. Proposals should address the following themes: modelling market frictions in LICs using newly available data; understanding how constraints interact using micro-founded macro models; the dynamics of SMEs – informality and entrepreneurship; the role of export-oriented industries in driving growth.  Proposals that address cross-cutting issues such as fragile and conflict-affected states, gender, and climate, environment and social compliance are encouraged.

31 March 2013:  Centre for Economic Policy Research, Exploratory GrantsThese grants will enable researchers to explore new approaches to the study of firms in low-income countries and develop new or existing sources of data on these firms. Grants are worth between £10,000 and £35,000.

10 April 2013:  British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research GrantsTravel for research purposes; Directed grants for individual investigators; Networking/collaboration; Hosting visits; Travel to conferences, meetings etc.  All applications should demonstrate that funds are sought for a clearly defined, discrete piece of research with an identifiable outcome. Applications for individual and collaborative projects are equally welcome. International groups of scholars are eligible to apply, provided the lead applicant is a UK-based scholar. Grants are tenable for up to 24 months and are worth between £500 and £10,000.

16 May 2013:  Leverhulme Trust, Philip Leverhulme Prizes – These recognise and facilitate the work of outstanding young research scholars or practitioners of proven achievement, who have made and continue to make original and significant contributions. Prizes are worth £70,000 for a period of two to three years.

17 May 2013Academy of Marketing, Research Funding – Proposals can cover any marketing topic under the 2013 Academy of Marketing research initiative funding scheme. The research must be completed for presentation at the July 2014 Academy of Marketing conference in Bournemouth. A sum equal to the conference fee for one member of each successful application to attend the 2014 conference will be provided in addition to the amount of funding requested. Funding is worth up to £2,000.

15 June 2013 (forecast):  Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Research and Knowledge Exchange Fund Grants  These grants aim to support new research activities from academics, third sector organisations, consultants and practitioners with the ambition of drawing together and generating an entrepreneurial community of practice to facilitate knowledge exchange and transfer. Capacity building through collaborations between experienced and early career researchers and applications presented as pilot studies are encouraged.

 14 August 2013:  Marie Curie Individual Fellowships – The last call for Marie Curie – Individual Fellowships opens on 14 March with a closing date of 14 August. This covers the Intra-European Fellowships (IEF), International Incoming Fellowships (IIF) and International Outgoing Fellowships (IOF). Please see the link below for guidance for last years’ calls, for your information. The guidance for this year will be along very similar lines.

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