skip to primary navigationskip to content

SRF Flexible Grants for Small Groups Competition - Deadline: 13th November 2015

last modified Oct 30, 2015 02:45 PM



The Independent Social Research Foundation wishes to support independent-minded researchers from different disciplines who wish to work together towards conceptual innovation in social science. Such work would be unlikely to be funded by existing funding bodies.
The foundation intends to award on a competitive basis, to candidates of sufficient merit, a small number of grants providing flexible support (for instance: relief from teaching and/or administration, research and travel expenses, fieldwork and practical work) for a period of (up to) one year for the activities of a small research group.
 
The awards are intended as enabling one or more short periods of face-to-face joint group work such as workshops, working-in-pairs, or short academic visits (e-working, video-conferencing or Skype expenses are not included) over a period of up to one year, and must be taken up no later than end of December 2016.

The amount of an award depends on the nature of the work proposed and individual circumstances – the ISRF expects applications for grants up to a maximum of £5,000.

Scholars from within Europe are eligible to apply as Principal Investigator(s) to lead a small group of 2-10 scholars (which may include graduate students).  Principal applicants should hold a PhD and will normally have a permanent appointment at an institution of higher education and research. Applications may be made by those whose sole or principal post is a part-time equivalent. Independent scholars with an academic affiliation may also apply.

Applicants should consult the Criteria as set out in the Further Particulars and show that they meet them. Applicants should follow the Application procedure and should present their Proposal in the format specified there.
 
For more information and to apply click here.

OPdA Tweets

RSS Feed Latest news

Join the Shaping Horizons 2019 committee as a webmaster

Sep 10, 2018

Shaping Horizons 2019 is looking for a webmaster to manage and improve their webpage.

Visa Loan Scheme now available

Sep 07, 2018

The University has launched a new visa loan scheme for all current and prospective staff, and their dependants, who hold or require a Tier 2 visa sponsored by the University.

RisingWISE: empowering enterprising women - apply by 15 September

Aug 30, 2018

Apply now to be part of this exciting programme which aims to foster long-term relationships between enterprising early-career researchers and women working in industry, to encourage more women to build careers across the science and technology sector.

View all news