British Council in collaboration with Royal Society of Chemistry announces Newton Bhabha Fund Researcher Links Workshop grant which aims to bring together early-career researchers from India and the UK to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research.
Once funded, grants are available for early-career researchers in India and the UK to attend the workshop in the hosting country.
Within the chemical sciences proposals, the following challenge areas are particularly welcome:
- Human Health – e.g. Antimicrobial resistance, neglected diseases, medical chemistry, bio-materials, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, neglected tropical diseases, child mortality, maternal health
- Energy – e.g. sustainable fuels, chemicals and energy storage.
- Climate, Environment and Sustainability – e.g. climate change, green technology, sustainable development, ecosystem services, resource scarcity, new materials, nanomaterials, water quality, climate, agriculture, air.
- Sustainable energy for all
- Water and sanitation
- Food and nutrition (including food security)
- Research with relevance to the above areas at the Chemistry-Biology interface, the Chemistry-Materials interface and the Chemistry-Environmental Science interface
- Leading or Established Researchers as defined by the EC here can apply to be Principal Applicants.
- Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK and one from India.
- Please see list of eligible UK research institutions.
Other eligibility criteria apply. Click here for information.
11 June 2018, 12:00 (midday), UK time
How to Apply
Click here for more details and to know about the online application process.
All queries or comments about this call should be addressed to the Researcher Links email address UK-ResearcherLinks@britishcouncil.org and/or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify in the subject line that you are enquiring about the Newton Researcher Links Workshops call.