The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is pleased to announce a new call for Research Innovation awards on International Development. The call is a joint initiative between the AHRC’s Translating Cultures and Care for the Future themes. Awards will be funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

Projects will be expected to take innovative, collaborative and adventurous approaches to development-focused topics pertinent to the Translating Cultures and Care for the Future themes by responding to the research strands outlined in section 4). They will be expected to make incisive contributions to the development of the themes.

The call seeks to complement a number of other calls that have recently been launched, or are in development, through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). This includes recently announced calls on global health and agriculture and food systems, a possible joint call on resilience to natural disasters, a planned ESRC/AHRC call on forced displacement and an AHRC/ESRC call on conflict to be delivered through the Partnership for Conflict, Crime, and Security Research (PaCCS). Given the intersections between issues, applicants are advised to consider which opportunity is most appropriate for their research plans, taking into account the particular foci (for example the focus on Translating Cultures and Care for the Future for this call); call requirements (e.g. expectations relating to innovation, non-academic engagement, etc.) and types of activities which can be supported under the calls (e.g. funding levels/ durations, provision for networking, exploratory, developmental research etc).

For further information on scheme criteria, eligibility, assessment procedures and supportable activities please see the Translating Cultures and Care for the Future Innovation Awards on International Development scheme guidance. (PDF, 182KB)

 

Closing Date:

21/07/2016

 

How to make an application:

You should submit your proposal using the Research Councils’ Joint electronic Submission (Je-S) System. To prepare a proposal form in Je-S log-in to your account and choose New Document, then select AHRC as the Council, Standard Proposal as the Document Type, Development Grants as the Scheme, Translating Cultures/Care for the Future Innovation Awards on International Development 21 July 2016 as the Call/Type/Mode and then ‘Create Document’. Je-S will then create a proposal form, displaying the relevant section headings.

Using the ‘Help’ link at the top of each section will provide guidance relevant to that section of the form. Please take care when choosing the Call/Type/Mode as other similar options may be presented in the drop-down list. The application form for this scheme will be available in Je-S in from May 2016.

If you need any assistance using the system please contact the Je-S Helpdesk on 01793 444164 or on JesHelp@rcuk.ac.uk

Enquiries regarding this call should be directed to the AHRC enquiries team:

The AHRC works with the UK Shared Business Services (SBS) to deliver all of our funding activities. Enquiries about Je-S registration should be directed to JesHelp@rcuk.ac.uk or 01793 444164 and enquiries about submitting and completing the proposal form should be directed to GrantsPreAwards@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk or 01793 867018.