Newton Funding call

The British Council have just released a call for Research Links and Institutional Links – this is for small and medium grants for the development of research and innovation collaborations between the UK and partner country institutions.

The following partner countries are included in this call: Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines and Vietnam.

Grants will be £30,000 to £300,000 over two years and the deadline is Thursday 20th November

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British Council Travel Grants

The British Council, working with the Higher Education International Unit, are accepting proposals for travel grants. Researchers based in the UK and one partner country may apply to spend 3-6 months in a research institution in the UK or abroad.

Partner countries under Researcher Links – Newton Fund are Egypt, Kazakhstan, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.

Partner countries under Researcher Links are Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia and South Korea.

Further information is available on the British Council website.

Newton Fund launch first UK-India call

The Newton Fund is part of the UK’s official development assistance. Its aim is to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries.

As part of the Newton fund, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Indian Department of Biotechnology (DBT) are inviting proposals for joint research between India and the UK.  Continue reading