One of the key roles of the Cabot Institute is to support and nurture new research and initiatives through seed funds. The approach is very flexible and includes funding for staff to participate in being involved in developing research consortia, funds to develop new collaborations both internally and externally, and funds for sandpits and workshops on topical interdisciplinary issues which have potential for further fund-raising and larger scale project development. This approach has already yielded considerable success through the BRISK
, the Water Initiative
and Global Change
agendas that have preceded the creation of the Cabot Institute. See our news pages
for examples of these success stories.
Cabot Institute funds available - Open Call 2013/14 - apply now!
We are delighted to announce the fourth annual call for funding from the Cabot Institute. A total of ~£20k is available under this call to pump-prime research bids, and for seminars, workshops and conferences. Please see the application form
for the full application guidelines.
- All applications must reflect the Cabot Institute’s interdisciplinary and engaged research approach, which brings together the social sciences, life and physical sciences and engineering and involves non-academic partners.
- Applications aimed at producing major research bid submissions, and those involving more than one faculty, will receive priority.
- Applications from the Cabot-supporting faculties will be prioritised – FSSL, FSCI, FMVS and FENG (co-applicants can come from any faculty).
- Applications must reflect the Cabot Institute’s research remit of ‘living with environmental uncertainty’
This call is open to anyone eligible to apply for research grants.
If you have any questions, please contact Philippa Bayley – email@example.com
Please send all completed applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application form and application guidelines [Word, 76 KB]
Closing date: Friday 20 September 2013
Awards announced: early October 2013
Activity must be completed, and all funds spent by end July 2014
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