Deadline: 17th December 2019
Engagement Awards are awards of up to 12 months aimed at building and strengthening a cross-disciplinary community in the research area of Adolescence, Mental Health and the Developing Mind. These are flexible awards focused on establishing new collaborations, exploring innovative new research directions and building relationships with key stakeholders. This £1.6M call is intended to underpin the development of larger scale research projects and collaborations, as well as build capacity and networks that will add value to future investments to be made through this new cross-Council programme.
£1.6M is available to support a number of engagement awards, each of which will receive an award of up to £100k UKRI contribution and will have a duration of up to 12 months. Awards will have a fixed start date of 1st April 2020 and applicants must demonstrate in their proposal that they have plans in place to ensure an efficient start up.
Funding is intended to cover the operating and supporting costs of the award as well as the pilot studies. Funding will be awarded at 80% FEC