Making science work for development


Explore and understand the global development research funding landscape and find the latest selection of funding opportunities, ranging from major research grants and prizes, to individual fellowships, studentships and training.

  • Delivering early childhood development at scale

    DFID is seeking input on reaching expert consensus on training different cadres in delivering early childhood development at scale.

    Department for International Development
    Deadline: 6 October 2016
  • Regional analysis of youth demographics

    The East Africa Research Fund (EARF) has announced a research call for a research study on “Regional analysis of youth demographics”.

    Department for International Development
    Deadline: 7 October 2016
  • DOST-Newton PhD Scholarship

    The DOST-Newton PhD Scholarship will support full-time PhD scholarships for Filipino researchers at a UK higher education institution from April 2017 until July 2020.

    Deadline: 10 October 2016
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) - Jordan

    The Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) research programme aims to generate insights in and a better understanding of processes that determine and strengthen the sexual and reproductive health of people, as well as their ability to claim their sexual and reproductive rights. The call solicits proposals for research to be carried out in Jordan by consortia of at least two partner organisations, of which at least one from Jordan. Engagement of research organisations with...

    Deadline: 13 October 2016
  • Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

    BBSRC has announced a call for UK-US collaborative projects under the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases programme (EEID). The UK component must have the primary purpose of promoting the economic development and welfare of Low and/or Middle Income Countries (LMICs). 

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 14 October 2016
  • UK-to-NZ mission on Future Cities in October 2016

    This year's NZCID Building Nations Symposium will focus on the Future of Infrastructure, with an aim to inspire visionary thinking at the forefront of infrastructure technologies. This mission is planned to coincide with the symposium. Some funding (up to £1300) will be available to UK R&D participants who seek to pursue a commercially-orientated collaboration with NZ (on a first-come basis for those who qualify). UK interest in the missionis welcomed at this stage. Please respond to the...

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    Deadline: 20 October 2016