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UKRI/NERC/ESRC/AHRC and international partners Call: Towards a Sustainable Earth (EOI deadline: 31st July 2018; application deadline: 14th August 2018)

The Towards a Sustainable Earth funding partners invite proposals to first call under the initiative, which aims to significantly improve our understanding of the complex interactions between people and the environment required to make progress in achieving the United Nations Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals).

This is a call for collaborative research proposals on the theme of Human-Environment Interactions and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This call is a collaboration between the following international agencies:

UKRI

NERCESRCAHRC

  • UK Research and Innovation councils the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
  • Japan Science & Technology Agency
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • Department of Biotechnology, India
  • Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development, Formas

Objective

The call aims to significantly improve our understanding of the complex interactions between people and the environment required to make progress in achieving the United Nations Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals).

Applicants are invited to submit multilateral collaborative research proposals comprising eligible researchers from a minimum of three nations represented by the funding agencies.

Level of Funding

Projects should be no more than £700,000 in total, with specific funding limits for each national component given in the relevant national annex, and a maximum duration of two years.

 

Further details on eligibility and application procedure please see the NERC website.

Cambridge Global Challenges 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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