Research Funding Opportunities: School of the Arts
This post provides information on the latest funding opportunities for your School. You will still be able to conduct your own searches via Grantfinder in the usual way or contact the RSB Office firstname.lastname@example.org and we will assist you.
- Erasmus+, Calls are now open for the new Erasmus+ programme. If you are interested in any of the areas please contact RSB@northampton.ac.ukfor assistance. Further information can be obtained from the Erasmus + website
- Welcome Trust, Arts awards – small to medium sized projectsThese support imaginative and experimental arts projects that investigate biomedical science. The scheme aims to:
•stimulate interest and debate about biomedical science through the arts; •examine the social, cultural and ethical impact of biomedical science;
•support formal and informal learning; •encourage new ways of thinking; •encourage interdisciplinary practice and collaborative partnerships in arts, science or education practice.
Projects must involve the creation of new artistic work and have biomedical scientific input into the process, either through a scientist taking on an advisory role or through direct collaboration. The scheme is open to a wide range of people including artists, scientists, curators, filmmakers, writers, producers, directors, academics, science communicators, teachers, arts workers and education officers. Applicants must be based in the UK or Republic of Ireland and the activity must take place in the UK or RoI. Eligible candidates are usually affiliated to organisations, but may apply as individuals.
Up to £30,000 is available for projects lasting a maximum of three years to support the development of new project ideas, deliver small-scale productions or workshops, investigate methods of engagement through the arts or develop collaborative relationships between artists and scientists.
- 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.
- 24 April 2014: AHRC, Design Fellowships Jointly funded design fellowships, offering researchers an opportunity to work with an organisation of their choice in applying design principles to practical problems.
- 8 May 2014: Leverhulme Trust, Major Research Fellowships. Fellowship awards to enable well-established researchers in the UK to devote themselves to a single project of outstanding originality and significance appropriate for a period of concentrated research, capable of completion within the duration of two to three years. Fellowships are available in all fields of the Humanities or Social Sciences