Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Brazilian Council of State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) are pleased to invite applications for the Newton Fund RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships call.
The aim of this call is to provide flexible short-term support for small-scale research and networking activities, with the objective of establishing sustainable collaborations between UK and Brazilian researchers, helping to build a community that will be better equipped to develop excellent research outcomes through this and future funding opportunities.
Applications that address the following areas are particularly welcomed:
- Urban transformations
- Food energy water environment nexus
- Biodiversity and ecosystems resilience
- Economic development and welfare reform
Applications across all research areas will also be eligible, as long as they make a strong case for UK-Brazil collaboration and meet the eligibility requirements associated with Official Development Assistance.
Applicants are advised to read all documentation before writing and submitting their application.
The call deadline is 17 October 2014 at 16:00 GMT.