Funding opportunities: various smaller grants

Research and Innovation Development Office

Category: Awards

6 April 2017

A quick search for opportunities to travel and host events has turned up some interesting chances to have visits to conferences and collaborators funded, as well as a chance to hold a large meeting. If you're eligible, take advantage of this resource!

1. British Society of Animal Science: Murray Black Award

If you are a postgraduate student or have graduated from an animal science PhD or MSc within the last two years, you may apply through this scheme for between £500 and £1500. You should be a member of the society to be eligible for consideration. The money can be used to travel for working away from your normal location, or to take up activities or short research programmes enhancing your skills.

The award is open to all branches of animal science and particularly welcomes proposals that cover the role of domestic and wild animals and their science in the enhancement and maintenance of the rural environment.

Closing date: 30 April 2017

2. European Society of Vetinary Dermatology: Travel Grant

ESVD offers financial support to highly motivated veterinarians from diverse geographic areas who wish to attend the annual ESVD-ECVD congress as well as European veterinarians who wish to attend the World Congress.

This grant provides a minimum of €300, with a maximum determined by the number of grants awarded. This is an opportunity to engage with a specific aspect of veterinary science, build your networks, and make new connections. It may also be a chance to explore a new path.

Closing date: 01 May 2017

3. National Centre for Research Methods: IJSRM Seminar Competition 2017/18

Funding is available to stimulate the development of new social research methods by hosting single or mutiple-day seminar events. The IJSRM wishes to encourage debate in qualitative and quantitative methodology in any area of sociel research,

We are seeking proposals that are concerned with debate and critical development of original cutting edge work of methodological significance. Seminars may bring together established and new researchers. They should be collaborative in approach across different institutions and disciplines and may include colleagues from relevant, non-HE, organisations.

Up to £3,500 is available, to be used towards room and equipment hire, hospitality, travel and consumables.

Closing date: 30 April 2017

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