Research Funding Opportunities – Northampton Business School

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

  • 23 September 2013: HEA, Mike Baker doctoral programme Funding is available for doctoral studentships that support the academy’s research strategy of developing pedagogical knowledge and evidence-based practice in higher education. The following conditions apply:
    •the proposed topic should be discipline-specific learning and teaching research or interdisciplinary and generic pedagogical research, and should have a clear benefit to either practice or to policy on practice;
    •a supportive environment for the student and completion and delivery of research outcomes are a high priority;
    •dissemination of research outcomes are fundamental to both the HEA and the wider community and should be identified clearly in any application.
    Studentships are intended for students who hold a masters degree and are capable of undertaking high-quality research. Supervisors in UK higher education institutions that subscribe to the HEA are eligible to apply.
    Funding will be provided for up to three years of full-time study. Funding covers fees, maintenance and research skills development and is worth £20,172 per year in London, or £18,172 per year outside of London.
  • 25 September 2013:  Lloyds, Science of Risk research prize This is awarded for the best papers on how various risks will affect the insurance industry. The overall prize is worth £5,000 and £2,000 is awarded to the best paper in each category. The runner-up in each category will receive £500.
  • 10 October 2013:  Leverhulme Trust, Visiting ProfessorshipsThe objective of these awards is to enable distinguished academics based overseas to spend between three and twelve months inclusive at a UK university, primarily in order to enhance the skills of academic staff or the student body within the host institution. It is recognised that Visiting Professors may also wish to use the opportunity to further their own academic interests. The over-riding criteria for selection are first the academic standing and achievements of the visitor in terms of research and teaching, and secondly the ability of the receiving institution to benefit from the imported skills and expertise. Priority will be given to new or recent collaborative ventures.
  • 1 November 2013:  Universities’ China Committee in London, China Travel GrantsThese grants are for British-based scholars working on, or studying, relevant subjects at UK universities who wish to undertake visits to China for specific research or lecture reasons. They also support academic conferences and the promotion and teaching of Chinese and other Chinese studies in the UK. Scholars must be based in the UK. Grants are normally worth up to £1,500, but £2,000 can be granted in exceptional cases.
  • 14 June 2014 (forecast):  Chartered Management Institute, Management Article of the Year Award – This is awarded for the best article on management and leadership. Entries should fall within one of the following areas: managing self and personal skills; providing direction; facilitating change; working with people; using resources; achieving results.  Articles must be in English or English translation written by an academic accredited to a UK university or business school.  The winner receives £1,000.
  • 21 June 2014 (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.

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