The University has today (29th April 2020) launched a new internal fund to support immediate impact and engagement work pertaining to the economic, social, cultural, and environmental dimensions of the global COVID-19 crisis. This funding supports knowledge exchange, engagement, or impact work between now and 31st July 2020. Applications are invited from researchers in any department or faculty at the University, and interdisciplinary projects are encouraged. 

This opportunity is intended for researchers who are well-placed to collaborate and deliver immediate impact activities in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Awards will typically be made in the range of £1k to £15k (larger projects may be funded in exceptional circumstances). 

Please read the full guidance and contact the Research Support Team to discuss your draft application by 12 noon on Monday 4th May 2020. Applications are submitted through IRAMS

The funder deadline for applications is 12pm (midday) on Thursday 7th May 2020.