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Our Research Grant programmes

This information is new (02 May 2017).

1) Emergency Grants

bridging for salary costs / short underwriting / start-up grants

2) Project Grants

initial partner funding for new research projects; plus grants for unconventional, innovative forms of research & scholarship

3) Strategic Research Programmes and Projects

larger, institutional, perhaps interdisciplinary, programmes of strategic value to the University for the promotion of education or research;

4) Equipment grants

exceptional requests for a key research item, on a partner funding basis with other University institutions, or unavoidable costs associated with use of shared equipment; small equipment needs can be dealt with as part of the other categories

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See more details of each category by clicking on the titles above.

Though it should be clear in most cases which category is most suitable for your application, please check the Comparative Table.

Don’t worry if your needs  appear to fall into more than one category – you should make only one application for any given project, so choose one category and make clear the separate types of need within that application – if in doubt, consult the Director.

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5) Other research grants funded partly by the Trust

The Isaac Newton Trust funds research in collaboration with the Schools - our 'Joint Schools' programmes.  

For details of other grants available for Early Career Researchers including Research Fellowships partnered with external institutions and Colleges, and start-up research funding partnerships with the Schools – see dedicated tab.

 

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New office address

We have moved to the University's North West Cambridge Development and are delighted to be sharing office space with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at 105 Eddington Place, Cambridge CB3 1AS.  Our telephone numbers and other contact information have not changed.  

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Forthcoming closing dates

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2018 - internal competition is now OPEN. Internal deadline = 15 January 2018; national deadline = 01 March 2018

INT/Schools of Physical Sciences & Technology (start-up grants for new University Lecturers): now OPEN - closing date 30 November 2017

INT/Wellcome Trust ISSF/Schools of Biological Sciences and Clinical Medicine (start-up grants for new University Lecturers and PIs) now OPEN - closing date 04 December 2017

Cambridge Humanities Research Grants (CHRGs) 2017-18 Round 1 is now CLOSED - Lent Term 2018 deadline tbc

Newton Trust Research Grants The 2017-18  timetable can be found here. Michaelmas Term 2017 round is now CLOSED; the Lent Term round for Emergency, Project and Equipment Grants will open in early January 2018.

Trustees' meeting dates

Thursday 30 November 2017 at 4pm

Thursday 15 March 2018 at 4pm

Monday 2 July 2018 at 3pm

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