Opportunities

The University of Leeds will host the 11th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE). Conference details The conference will explore solutions for the transformation to a sustainable society, building on the distinctive contribution of ecological economics, by shining a spotlight on the interdependency of economic activity and natural...

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is seeking applications for up to five vacancies for part-time membership from 1 August 2015. NERC is the top-level decision making body and Council members are drawn from the academic and user communities served by the Council. Member criteria and commitments Members should be able...

The Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is seeking to fill three vacancies arising on its Council in September 2015. Applications are sought from arts and humanities academics based at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and from experienced individuals working in the wider business, public sector and voluntary sectors, particularly in...

The Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) pilot is a Horizon 2020 call aimed at promoting close-to-the-market innovation activities. Open to all types of participants, the two-year FTI will fund these activities in any area of technology or application of the applicant’s choice. Pilot scheme aims The aim of the pilot is to:...

The Campaign for Social Science has asked social scientists in universities and research centres to support its work by signing up to its e-bulletin to keep in touch with its progress, become part of its media experts database, and promote events through its website. The Campaign, which was launched in 2011 to advocate social science...

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) will mark 50 years of supporting social sciences in 2015. The 2015 Impact Prize is an opportunity to celebrate the outstanding economic and social impacts achieved by researchers it has funded over the last 50 years. The prize, now in its third year, is an...

The Professional Services Sector Research and Innovation Hub is inviting applications from academic and research staff, including early career researchers and PGR’s, for funding to undertake exploratory collaborative research. Seedcorn funding of up to £5,000 is available for exploratory studies that involve professional service sector organisations or practitioners. The aim of...

The N8 Research Partnership has launched a research programme, partly funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), to explore new models of ‘co-production’. Workshop – Making A Difference Together   Friday, 5 December 2014, 9:30-16:30 – The Edge, Sheffield The Workshop has been co-designed by researchers and non-academics with...