Research Funding Opportunities: Northampton Business School

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 and we will assist you. 

  • New fund launched – The Newton Fund

This fund will distribute £375 million evenly over the next five years to projects aimed at development and capacity building projects between the UK and a number of partner countries. The countries involved are China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Turkey, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Egypt and Kazakhstan. Project calls  for each country will be based along themes selected by each country and cover a wide variety of topics, whilst multi-country calls focus on researcher and network development.  For more information, see here:
you are interested in making an application to the Newton Fund, please contact the RSB Office to discuss your potential project. 

Recently opened

The Erasmus+ programme for 2014-2020 has been launched. Part of Horizon2020, it aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU’s commitment to investing in these areas.
Visit the UK site here:


  • Leverhulme Research Project Grants Offering up to £500,000 over five years for research on a topic of the applicant’s choice. Grants cover salary and research costs directly associated with the project. Submit a first-stage outline application at any time.

Upcoming deadlines

The application deadlines for the following funds are approaching: 

Posted on November 7, 2014, in Funding, Northampton Business School and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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