Research Funding Opportunities: Northampton Business School
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- 15 April 2014: BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants -Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Funds are available to facilitate initial project planning and development; to support the direct costs of research; and to enable the advancement of research through workshops or conferences, or visits by or to partner scholars. Applicants may seek support for any combination of eligible activity and cost up to the overall limit of £10,000. The Academy will assess applications equally on their merits, with no preference as to mode of enquiry. Application forms are not currently available on the e-GAP system, but will be released by 4 March 2014.
- 8 May 2014: Leverhulme Trust, Visiting Professorships – The 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.
- 8 May 2014: Leverhulme Trust, Major Research Fellowships – These awards enable well-established and distinguished researchers in the humanities and social sciences to devote themselves to a single research project of outstanding originality and significance, capable of completion within two or three years. Candidates should state explicitly what the proposed outcomes of the award will be. Fellowships are particularly aimed at those who are or have been prevented by routine duties from completing a programme of original research.
- 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.
- 11 September 2014: Leverhulme Trust, Doctoral Scholarships – The new Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships scheme was announced by the Leverhulme Trust Board in January 2014 as a means to support doctoral studies in UK universities and to nurture the future generation of aspiring young researchers. It offers ten grants of £1 million each to fund full-time scholarships for doctoral study in a subject area of the applicant university’s choice.