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Featured in our Fortnightly Digest, this is a list of internal and external funding opportunities of interest to infectious diseases researchers. 

INTERNAL CALLS

Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund 2022 

  • Aim: Applications are invited from pairs of researchers (post-doctoral level and above) from the University of Cambridge or an affiliated institution and sub-Saharan African institutions, across all disciplines, to initiate and/or strengthen research collaborations. Grants between £1,000 and £20,000.
  • Deadline: 5 September 2022
  • More details here. Contact alboradafund@cambridge-africa.cam.ac.uk for more information. 

RAEng Research Fellowships 2022/23

  • Aim: Annual call from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) for applications to the Research Fellowship and Engineering for Development Research Fellowship (EDRF) scheme. Fellowship duration: 5 years.
  • Target: ECRs who have been awarded their PhD no more than four years prior to the funder’s submission deadline.
  • Deadline: 30 June 2022 (internal), 20 September 2022 (external)
  • More details here. Contact researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk for more information. 

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2022-23 

  • Aim: This is a three-year fellowship for outstanding early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences. It covers 80% of salary costs, directly allocated, and indirect costs under full Economic Costing.
  • Deadline: 5 September 2022 (internal)
  • More details here. Contact researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk for more information on the internal call application. 

Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholarships 

  • Aim: Each award funds 15 UK doctoral studentships. Each scholarship is for a fixed sum of £90,000 per student for up to 48 months of full-time doctoral study. This covers maintenance (at UKRI levels) and tuition fees. Up to 3 scholarships in each award can be made to international students. 
  • Deadline: 17 October 2022 (internal)
  • More details here. Contact researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk for more information on the internal call application.

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement Awards

  • Aim: The Awards will recognise outstanding achievement, innovation and creativity in devising and implementing ambitious engagement and impact plans which have the potential to create significant economic, social and cultural impact from and engagement with and for research.
  • Deadline: 26 August 2022
  • More details here. Contact selen.etingubreslaw@admin.cam.ac.uk for further advice.

 

EXTERNAL CALLS

UKRI: Partner with researchers in Canada on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

  • Aim: Apply for funding to establish new partnerships or develop pre-existing collaborations with researchers in Canada on a project relating to combating antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
  • Deadline: 6 September 2022
  • Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
  • More details here

      UKRI-Defra One Health approach to vector-borne diseases

      • Aim: Apply for funding to forecast, understand, mitigate and avoid vector (arthropod) borne disease (VBD) threats to the UK.
      • Deadline: 27 October 2022
      • Funders: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Medical Research Council (MRC).
      • More details here.