The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities to develop projects related to the following topics: Urban Futures; Conflict, Stability & Security; Justice, Rights & Equality; Europe’s Futures; Knowledge Frontiers. This call is part of a new round of research projects under the British Academy’s Tackling the UK’s International Challenges programme. Awards are of one-year in duration. The themes stated above correspond to the British Academy’s current international policy priorities.

Award value:

The maximum award value is £50,000. The awards can be used to support research/clerical assistance (up to £20,000), research expenses and consumables (up to £15,000), travel and subsistence (up to £10,000), and networking, meeting and conference costs (up to £5,000). 

Read the full scheme details on the British Academy's website.


Applciants must be based at a UK university or research institute, and be of postdoctoral or equivalent status. The applicant must either be in permanent position at the institution, or have a fixed term position for the duration of the award.


Based on last round October 2016

Funder deadline: 2nd November 2016

Law Faculty deadline for first draft review: 24th October 2016

Law faculty deadline for initial expression of interest: 17th October 2016