The British Academy Humanities and Social Sciences International Challenges!

Grants Opportunities
United Kingdom
Posted 3 years ago

 The British Academy Humanities and Social Sciences International Challenges is seeking proposals from UK-based researchers for its funding program “The Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling the UK’s International Challenges”.

The purpose of each project will be to bring original interdisciplinary research ideas from the humanities and social sciences to bear on their understanding of the international challenges and opportunities which the UK has faced, is facing and will face. The projects awarded will aim to deliver specific academic, public, cultural and/or policy-relevant outputs.

Proposals will relate to the themes of Conflict, Stability & Security; Europe’s Futures; Justice, Rights & Equality; and Urban Futures.

Funding Information & Duration

Awards are of 18 months in duration and are available for up to £50,000. Funding can be used to support research and/or clerical assistance; research expenses and consumables; travel and subsistence; and networking, meeting, and conference costs. Awards are not funded on a full economic costs basis, with contributions to overheads an ineligible cost.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The lead applicant must be based at a UK university or research institute, and be of postdoctoral or above status (or have equivalent research experience). The lead applicant must either be in a permanent position at the institution or have a fixed-term position for the duration of the award. International Co-Applicants are strongly encouraged.
  • Award holders from the last round of the British Academy’s Tackling the UK’s International Challenges and Knowledge Frontiers programmes are able to apply for funding that further develops their original award. They are not able to apply with a proposal which does not relate to their original award. Award Holders that were successful for both of the previous two rounds are not eligible to apply. Award holders under any other British Academy funding programme may apply.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online using the British Academy’s Grant Management System, Flexi-Grant® via given website.

Eligible Country: United Kingdom


Deadline: 3 October 2018

For more information, please visit the British Academy.

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