SFI Science Week Festivals Call 2016:
Science Foundation Ireland invite applications from groups who have an interest in organising and managing a regional Science Week festival which will take place from 13 to 20 November 2016. The purpose of this call is to provide funding for the organisation and management of regional Science Week festivals to ensure that there is a variety of events around the country for the public to attend. Full details of the call are available on SFI
's website. Call close date is 5th April 2016.
Blue Labs: Innovative solutions for maritime challenges:
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises ("EASME"), acting under the powers delegated by the European Commission is launching a call for proposals with a view to concluding grant agreements for projects in the field of Blue Labs: innovative solutions for maritime challenges. This call is launched in accordance with the 2016 Work Programme for the Implementation of the EMFF. This action aims at promoting innovative "laboratories" to pilot new and viable solutions addressing selected maritime and marine challenges and opportunities in the blue economy. Full details of the call and related documentation are available on the European Commission
Cochrane Fellowships 2016:
The aim of the Cochrane Fellowships scheme is to build capacity on the island of Ireland in conducting systematic reviews for inclusion in the Cochrane Library. Applications are invited from individuals resident In the Island of Ireland working in the health and social care area. As this is a training fellowship, applications from those with no prior experience and/or structured training in conducting systematic reviews are encouraged to apply. Closing date: 24th May 2016. Further details available on the HRB website
2016 Cullen Fellowship Call:
The Marine Institute has launched a call for proposals from academic institutions to host PhD/MSc scholars to carry out research in the areas of Ocean Science & Information Services (OSIS), Marine Environment and Food Safety Services (MEFSS) and Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services (FEAS). The Cullen Fellows will be based primarily at the Marine Institute's Headquarters in Oranmore, Galway. Proposals are invited from suitable Research Supervisors at Higher Education Institutions based on the island of Ireland with the necessary competence to host/co-supervise the PhD/MSc Fellows. Closing date: 5th April 2016. Further details available on the Marine Institute website
Wellcome Trust Career re-entry fellowships in biomedical science:
Fellowships support postdoctoral scientists who have recently decided to recommence a scientific research career after a break of at least two years. Fellowships are tenable for two to four years and cover a salary, research expenses and public engagement costs, as well as modest requests for equipment and funding for retraining. Closing date: 3rd May 2016. Further details available here
Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellowships:
Fellowships enable newly qualified postdoctoral researchers to make an early start in developing their independent research careers, working in the best laboratories in the UK and overseas. Fellowships provide £250,000 over four years, covering salary and research expenses.Closing date: 3rd May 2016 Further details available here
ICT for Ageing Well - Call for proposals on living well with dementia:
The aim of this call is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects with a clear route to market and added-value for the different types of end-users. A key priority underlying this challenge will be to bring together technologies and services to create ICT based solutions addressing the aspirations and challenges that will enable the wellbeing of people with dementia and their communities. Closing date: 26th May 2016 Further details available here
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3rd Health Programme - Call for Proposals for Projects 2016:
The latest topics have now been published on the Participants Portal. These projects have a co-funding element, so if you are interested in applying you must contact email@example.com
Closing date: 2nd June 2016. Further details available HERE
Irish Research Council upcoming fellowships: The Irish Research Council are pleased to advise that we have been successful in securing Marie Curie funding for a new postdoctoral Fellowship programme. We anticipate the first Call to open for applications in September 2016. The programme is entitled CAROLINE – ‘Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe’. 50 Fellowships over two Calls are proposed. For more information see our website here.
Royal Irish Academy Grants Programme: The following grant calls are now open: Archaeology C14 Radiocarbon Dates Scheme – Deadline Tuesday 19th April 2016, Archaeology Research grants – Deadline Tuesday 19th April 2016 R.J. Hunter Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016 – Deadline Wednesday 13th April 2016. For more information see our website here.
EFSD/JDRF/Lilly European programme in type 1 diabetes research grants: These aim to promote the highest quality of basic and clinical biomedical research, expedite the practical application of scientific advances, encourage clinical translational research and increase awareness of type 1 diabetes. Grants are normally worth up to €100,000 for a minimum period of one year. Grants of up to €400,000 will be considered for clinical projects. Closing date: 1st July 2016. Further details available HERE.
Advance Notice- SFI Discover Programme Call 2016 Open April 2016: Science Foundation Ireland is pleased to advise that the SFI Discover Programme Call 2016, for education and public engagement projects to take place in 2017/2018, will be published in April 2016 which is earlier than in previous years. The closing date will be approximately eight weeks later. More information will follow in the coming weeks.