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Knowledge Transfer Fellowship Scheme

Closing Date: 28/01/2011

The Knowledge Transfer Fellowship Scheme is designed to support academics to undertake a programme of knowledge transfer activity in a flexible way. The knowledge transfer project should be planned around an existing piece of arts or humanities research which has the potential to make a significant difference beyond the world of academia.

Research Grants - Speculative Research

Closing Date: 28/01/2011

The AHRC wishes to continue to encourage the submission of adventurous and innovative research proposals. We are currently reviewing the guidance we give to peer reviewers on the assessment of more speculative proposals submitted through the standard route that involve higher degrees of risk but also have significant transformative potential.

Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture

Closing Date: 02/09/2011

The Digital Research & Development Fund for Arts and Culture is a partnership between the Arts Council England, the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and NESTA and aims to support arts and cultural organisations across England to work with digital technologies

RCUK Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellows – Call for Expressions of Interest

Closing Date: 28/09/2011

The AHRC, working with RCUK partners as a part of the Global Uncertainties Programme, is pleased to announce the call for Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellows, offering the opportunity for outstanding researchers, from a range of disciplines including the full range of arts and humanities, to develop a suite of activities to maximise the value and impact of the Global Uncertainties Programme, alongside personal research.

Translating Cultures: Research Development Networking Call

Closing Date: 29/11/2011

Translating Cultures is one of four emerging themes currently being developed by the AHRC. As part of this development process, the AHRC wishes to commission a number of small awards. Proposals are sought for awards to support networking and collaborative development activities that specifically address the four research questions posed by the Translating Cultures theme.

Block Grant Partnerships 2 Expressions of Interest

Closing Date: 27/02/2012

BGP2 awards will be given to Research Organisations (ROs) or consortia of ROs to provide funding for postgraduate studentships from 2014. The BGP2 scheme will be the AHRC’s main route for providing postgraduate research and training during this period.

Digital Economy Research in the Wild

Closing Date: 18/04/2012

​‘Research in the Wild’ is about enabling researchers, in the digital economy, to expose and test their research ideas with potential beneficiaries – for example, the individual, business and/or society – in order to get closer to achieving a viable proposition with potential for transformational impact.

AHRC/POST Postgraduate Fellowships 2012

Closing Date: 20/04/2012

​The scheme provides an opportunity for an AHRC funded postgraduate student to be seconded to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) to assist in producing objective briefing materials for MPs and Peers.

HERA Joint Research Programme - Cultural Encounters

Closing Date: 04/05/2012

Organised by HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) and facilitated in the UK through the AHRC, this Joint Research Programme (JRP) call is intended to enable large trans-national Collaborative Research Projects (CRPs) to increase understanding of "Cultural Encounters".

European Proposal Support Fund

Closing Date: 21/08/2012

​The European Proposal Support Fund (PSF) provides funding to enable researchers to network with potential partners and support the putting together of a proposal to the European Commission.

The fund is primarily aimed at encouraging UK arts and humanities researchers to engage with the European Commission Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Work Programme, however we are open to considering other European Commission Funding sources.