Details for autumn 2017 round.

This scheme provides small grants (<£2.5K) for events or meetings to bring together academics with external non-academic stakeholders in meaningful and productive two-way discussions.

The grants are intended as a first step in developing new collaborative relationships with non-academics that will open up opportunities for new projects.

Scheme: KE Dialogues Scheme

Deadline: 29 September 2017

Amount: Up to 2.5K

Eligibility: Oxford academics in any department/faculty carrying out social science research which fully engages non-academic external partners

How to apply: For more details please see the guidance documents and application form. You can download these documents here (Please note this page is maintained and regularly updated by the Social Sciences Division)

Panel Review

Applications will be considered by the ESRC IAA Panel.

Applications requesting up to £1,000 will be reviewed immediately upon receipt and a decision will be communicated to the applicant by email within 10 working days.

A gathered field of applications requesting between £1,000 and £2,500 will be reviewed by the ESRC IAA panel on a termly basis. A list of the assessment dates is provided below. Results will be announced by email within a month of the assessment dates.

Gathered field deadlines - You can submit your full application at any time, and it will be evaluated after the next assessment date. All dates fall on a Friday and the cut off time is 5pm.


Funder Deadline - gathered field29th September 2017
Research Services deadlinen/a
Law Faculty Deadline for first draft review18th September 2017
Law Faculty Deadline for inital expression of interest11th September 2017