News and Events: Funding, Grants and Competitions
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Funding, Grants & Competitions
ERC Advanced grantDeadline: Thursday 31 August 2017
If, as an established leading principal investigator, you are interested in the opportunity for long-term funding, the ERC is here to help. ERC Advanced Grants are designed to allow outstanding research leaders of any nationality and any age to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects in Europe. The scheme targets researchers who have already established themselves as top independent research leaders.
Application deadline: 31 August 2017For more information, see erc.europa.eu/advanced-grants.
KNAW Conference Grants Fund
The Conference Grants Fund assists the organisers of international scientific/scholarly conferences in the Netherlands.
Closing dates for applications are:
- 1 May (for conferences that take place after 1 August)
- 1 November (for conferences that take place after 1 February the following year)
ERC Individual Fellowships 2017
The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility.
Individual Fellowships provide opportunities to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research and innovation in a European context (EU Member States and Associated Countries) or outside Europe. The scheme particularly supports the return and reintegration of researchers from outside Europe who have previously worked here. It also develops or helps to restart the careers of individual researchers that show great potential, considering their experience.
Application deadline: 14 September 2017 17:00:00For more information, see ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/msca-if-2017.html.
TOP-Grants for astronomy, computer science and mathematicsDeadline: Thursday 24 August 2017
The TOP Grants programme aims to strengthen or renew challenging and innovative lines of research. In the projects funded, new lines of research are pursued or new partnerships are entered into. The projects take place within different scientific areas.For more information, see www.nwo.nl/en/research-and-results/programmes/top+grants.
Lakatos Award 2018Deadline: Monday 2 October 2017
The London School of Economics and Political Science invites nominations for the 2018 Lakatos Award.
The Lakatos Award, in memory of the former LSE professor Imre Lakatos, is given annually for an outstanding contribution to the philosophy of science, widely interpreted, in the form of a book published in English. For the 2018 award, books with an imprint from 2012 to 2017 (inclusive) are eligible. Nominations must be received by Monday 2 October 2017.
NWO: An Integrated Approach to the Scientific Study and Conservation of Art (seed money proposal)Deadline: Thursday 6 July 2017
Cultural heritage research generates large quantities of data that are difficult to match and compare. This means that their potential value is not fully utilised. In addition, this type of research deals with data that are difficult to substantiate, but that nonetheless play an important role in the interpretation of cultural heritage and decision making processes in conservation issues. Interdisciplinary teams consisting of senior researchers of at least one university and one museum can apply for funding for research projects focused on the potential of data science for the research agenda of NICAS.For more information, see www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/enw/an-integrated-approach-to-the-scientific-study-and-conservation-of-art/an-integrated-approach-to-the-scientific-study-and-conservation-of-art-seed-money-proposal1/an-integrated-approach-to-the-scientific-study-and-conservation-of-art-seed-money-proposal.html or contact Mw. drs. E.T. Vleugel at e.vleugel at nwo.nl.
NWO TOP-GrantDeadline: Thursday 24 August 2017
The TOP Grants programme aims to strengthen or renew challenging and innovative lines of research. In the projects funded, new lines of research are pursued or new partnerships are entered into. The projects take place within different scientific areas.
Applications for TOP grants can be submitted at any time until 24 August 2017. Approximately twenty percent (20%) of the applications will be granted within this TOP call as long as sufficient funds are available. When the funds available have been exhausted before 24 August 2017, this application round will be closed before that date. The available funds for 2017 are posted on the Dutch version of this website (www.nwo.nl/top-subsidies-ew), which will be updated regularly.For more information, see www.nwo.nl/en/research-and-results/programmes/top+grants/top+grants+physical+sciences or contact Ms dr Maaike Damen at ew_top_c1 at nwo.nl.