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Global Challenges Initiative

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

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WT Seed Awards in Science (deadline: 5th July 2018)

WT (Wellcome Trust) Seed Awards help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome or elsewhere.

Purpose

These awards give researchers the opportunity to use innovative methodologies and carry out a broad range of early research stage activities, such as:

  • new Wellcome Trust logopilot and scoping studies
  • preliminary data gathering
  • proof-of-principle studies
  • planning sessions
  • collaborative network meetings. 

Eligibility

Early career and established researchers in UK, Republic of Ireland, Low-or middle-income countries (apart from India).

Level of funding

Up to £100,000 for up to 2 years

 

For further information on eligibility, restrictions and application procedure please see the Wellcome Trust 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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