USADF and All On invite you to submit proposals for innovative off-grid solutions to “power up” underserved areas of Nigeria. Applicants should be developing, scaling up or extending energy technologies to off-grid areas of Nigeria. In order to apply, applicants should submit the below application template, as well as the required attachments, to OffGridChallengeNigeria@usadf.gov between February 1 and March 15, 2019. For details on eligibility and application instructions, please refer to the Request for Proposals document below.” Continue reading “Request for Proposals: USADF-All On Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge”
The UKRI GCRF Health and Context call is seeking proposals for interdisciplinary research addressing wider contextual factors contributing to the burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). These factors may include social, cultural, historical, and religious beliefs and practices, or wider biological, ecological and environmental factors. We want to fund consortia conducting ambitious research that: Continue reading “UKRI GCRF Health and Context call 2019”
The Call on Diagnostics and Surveillance 2019 will fund joint transnational research projects addressing the development of diagnostic and surveillance tools, technologies and methods to detect antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Projects should address the diagnosis of AMR infections in clinical and veterinary settings, or the surveillance of AMR in humans, animals and the environment. The call promotes projects with impact in low and middle income countries (LMICs) in Asia and Africa. Continue reading “Diagnostics and Surveillance Joint Transnational Research Call 2019”
Data re-use can generate new insights that in turn lead to vital health benefits. To stimulate and celebrate the innovative re-use of data, today we’re launching the Wellcome Data Re-use Prizes. Continue reading “Apply: New Wellcome Data Re-use Prizes to help unlock the value of research”
The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Wellcome are pleased to announce the launch of the ninth call for proposals under this initiative to fund global health trials. Continue reading “Closing Soon! Joint Global Health Trials scheme – call 9 Development Grants”
The Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially-engaged research and critical scholarship in their home country or region. Continue reading “Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) – Open Society Foundations”
A call for proposals for Climate Research for Development (CR4D) in Africa initiative has been issued by the Economic Commission for Africa and its partners in a multi-million dollar project that seeks to support Africa-led climate science research through the CR4D in Africa initiative. Continue reading “Economic Commission for Africa Call for Proposal: Multi-million dollar Africa-led climate science research”
Through the call for proposals STARS Grants 2019 the University of Padova financially supports individual research projects without any predetermined priority for the duration of two years. Candidates may apply in one of the 25 scientific research areas corresponding to the three ERC research domains: PE – Physical Sciences and Engineering, LS – Life Sciences, SH – Social Sciences and Humanities. Continue reading “Apply for Stars Grants 2019”
UNIDO is organizing Arab StarPack as part of its mission in ensuring an inclusive and sustainable development through industrial development by involving the youth and providing them with an invaluable opportunity to unleash their creativity and upgrade the packaging of their national products. Continue reading “UNIDO Arab Student StarPack Competition 2019”
The Forum Transregionale Studien and the German Center for Art History in Paris (Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, DFK Paris, part of the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad) and Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) invite doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers in the field of art history as well as neighboring disciplines to apply to participate in a Transregional Academy that will be convened from October 26 to November 3, 2019, at UNAM, Mexico, on the theme of Continue reading “Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “Spaces of Art””
Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe (Forum Transregionale Studien), “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies, Center for Governance and Culture in Europe/University St. Gallen, German Historical Institute Warsaw, European University Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder, and the Centre for Applied Anthropology (Kyiv) invite doctoral and postdoctoral scholars to apply for the Transregional Academy. Continue reading “Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “After Violence” 2019”
The Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad, in cooperation with the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin (ZfL), invite doctoral and postdoctoral scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies and history to apply to attend a Transregional Academy that will be convened on July 11-20th, 2019 at the ZfL Berlin on the theme of: Continue reading “Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “Minor/Small Literature(s)” 2019”
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help Scholars build their network and develop essential skills to become the next generation of research leaders. Researchers within the first five years of a full-time academic position from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply. Continue reading “CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program”
For a continent that is the youngest in the world, young Africans are conspicuous by their absence at key deliberations that affect their futures. Because of this, Project Pakati is calling for ChangeMakers and ChangeLeads to work on a youth representation project. Continue reading “Call for ChangeMakers and ChangeLeads”
UNESCO invites the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as international and regional professional non-governmental organizations, active in the field of press freedom, to nominate candidates for next year’s UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Continue reading “UNESCO is seeking nominations for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2019”
The Institute offers several competitively awarded external grants and fellowships. Annually, the MI offers a Mellon Fellowship in medieval studies that allows a junior faculty member to spend a year at Notre Dame working on his or her own research and a Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship. Continue reading “Fellowships and Grants Opportunities at the Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame”
One idea starts the journey. Your innovation could change the future of technology and be at the forefront of life-changing solutions. Register today for the Imagine Cup, Microsoft’s global competition for student developers, and you could win USD100,000. Continue reading “Microsoft 2019 Imagine Cup”
COST Action CA15207 invites researchers to submit proposals for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM). Applications from Early Stage Researchers (ESR) are particularly encouraged. Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are aimed at supporting individual mobility, at strengthening the existing networks and fostering collaborations by allowing scientists to visit an institution in an Continue reading “COST Action CA15207 Invites Researchers to Submit Proposals for Short Term Scientific Missions”
Goal of the initiative
The initiative focuses on joint, integrative research approaches in the social sciences and technology. Against the background of the current and emerging developments taking place under the term “Artificial Intelligence”, new perspectives and insights with a view to shaping the future of society as well as of technology are to be made possible on the basis of contemporary diagnoses. Here, novel project constellations and interdisciplinary cooperation for a scientific and socially highly relevant and up-to-date subject area are to be made possible and achieved through the corresponding change of perspectives to new perspectives and solutions.
An essential challenge and at the same time a special opportunity for the participating disciplines lies in the joint development of a specific topic and the associated scientific issues as well as in the necessary expansion of the respective range of methods.
The funding offer is aimed primarily at social and technical scientists of all career levels after graduation, who devote themselves to the challenges of the field of artificial intelligence and society in interdisciplinary research networks. The integration of humanities disciplines is possible. In addition to a substantial, longer-term project funding, the funding of an optionally upstream one-year “Planning Grant” is planned.
- Planning Grant
In view of the challenges associated with the desired “new quality” of interdisciplinary cooperation for the involved project partners, the Foundation offers the option to apply for a “Planning Grant” with a term of one year and a maximum grant of 150,000 euros. The active support of this “identification phase” should, among other things, enable the composition of a suitable project team, the finding of a common language, the identification of a connecting topic and finally the formulation of a “full grant”.
- Full Grant
For the longer-term processing of a topic defined by the consortium, cooperation projects involving up to five working groups with a total funding amount of a maximum of EUR 1.5 million for a term of up to four years can be applied for.
Further information on tender conditions and application can be found under Information on application 114 (pdf) . Applications must be in English and submitted in electronic form via the application portal.