The University’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Directorate has launched a comprehensive portfolio of funding streams to support the ambitions of the new Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy.
|Impact Generator Fund||7 May, 4 June|
|Early Career Fellowship Scheme||25 April|
|Business Engagement Seed Fund||1 May, 4 June|
|ESRC Festival of Social Science||31 May|
The Research(er) Development Fund aims to grow the University’s research capability by providing:
Early Career Fellowships Scheme (up to £500)
To develop fellowship applications with incoming early career researchers.
Deadline: 25th April 2018
PVC Research and Knowledge Exchange Early Career Researcher of the Year (£1000 prize for personal development)
Awarded to a new researcher, who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in their field. (Further details to be released later this year)
The Impact Generator Fund aims to:
Small Awards (up to £1000)
A small investment to support the development and enhancement of impact.
Deadlines: 7th May, 4th June
IGF Small Awards Form
The PVC impact Prize (£1000 prize for personal development)
Awarded to any individual or group who can evidence the achievement of outstanding impact underpinned by high quality research. Nominations will be invited by Faculty Heads of RKE. Contact the Impact and Engagement team for further details (Further details to be released later this year)
These funds aim to encourage innovative knowledge exchange projects with businesses.
Manchester ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018
The Manchester Economic and Social Research Council's Festival of Social Science offers an opportunity for researchers to hold events aimed at non-academic audiences.
The Festival of Social Science 2018 will take place from 3-10 November, and applications for sponsorship of up to £1000 can be made to assist with events.
To apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org