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Global Challenges Initiative

The Cambridge Strategic Research Initiative for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants (deadline: 6th June 2018)

The BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. They cover the cost of the expenses arising from a defined research project; research topics may be chosen freely.

Call Type: General Award; individual and collaborative

Objective

British AcademyLeverhulme TrustFunds 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 the grant. The Academy will assess applications equally on their merits, with no preference as to mode of enquiry.

Eligibility

Awards are open to postdoctoral scholars (or equivalent) who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom. Applications require the approval of the applicant's employing institution, but are not limited to those of any particular status (e.g. Lecturer, Professor etc). Application may be made by independent scholars. Co-applicants may be from anywhere in the world, but the Principal Applicant must be ordinarily resident in the UK.

Level of Award

Up to £10,000tenable for between 1 and 24 months

 

For full details please visit the BA website

The Global Challenges Initiative is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

SDGs

Find out about open funding opportunities, pre-call announcements, responsive calls, studentships and awards relevant to the global challenges agenda.

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