Research Funding Opportunities in KLS Phil Ward Research Funding Officer September 2007.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Research Funding Opportunities in KLS Phil Ward Research Funding Officer September 2007 </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Page 2 Funding Opportunities in KLS Identifying the right funder &amp; scheme Sources of funding Preparing an application Getting approval </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Page 3 Identifying the right funder &amp; scheme Types of funding Responsive Mode Grants &amp; Fellowships For research on a subject suggested by you Managed Programme Grants &amp; Contracts For research on a subject suggested by the funder Programme Grants are similar to other grants; Contracts tend to have more onerous terms and conditions and generally result in deliverable product/report Other types Conference Funding Overseas Collaboration: Travel &amp; Visiting Fellowships Links with Industry/exploitation </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Page 4 Identifying the right funder &amp; scheme Other points to consider: Remit oAims (un/stated) What costs are covered? oFull Economic Costs (fEC) Deadline does it fit in with your timetable? Success Rate </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Page 5 Identifying the right funder &amp; scheme Sources of funding Research Councils oAHRC oESRC Charities oLeverhulme Trust oWellcome Trust oNuffield Foundation Professional and Learned Bodies oBritish Academy Government Industry </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Page 6 Research Councils 2007-08 Engineering &amp; Physical Sciences Research Council (26% - 721.1m) Medical Research Council (20% - 546.5m) Science &amp; Technology Facilities Council (19% - 527.8m) Biotechnology &amp; Biological Sciences Research Council (14% - 381.8m) Natural Environment Research Council (13% - 367.2m) Economic &amp; Social Research Council (5% - 150.3m) Arts &amp; Humanities Research Council (3% - 97m) </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Page 7 AHRC Funds research from traditional humanities subjects, such as history, modern languages and English literature, to the creative and performing arts Success Rates 2006-07: Research Grants oStandard 27% oSpeculative 31% oPractice-led19% Fellowships in the Creative &amp; Performing Arts 18% Small Grants in the Creative &amp; Performing Arts 44% Research Leave49% Networks &amp; Workshops33% </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Page 8 AHRC Research Grants Recently reconfigured oEmphasis on supporting teams of researchers o4 routes to applying: Standard (20k - 1m) Early Career (20k - 200k): </li></ul>