RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships Call – preliminary notice

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:

  • Health
  • 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.

Application documentation

Applicants are advised to read all documentation before writing and submitting their application.

– Call notice
– Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
– Application form (Doc)
– Official Development Assistance (ODA) guidance

The call deadline is 17 October 2014 at 16:00 GMT.