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Current Open Calls

We provide a selection of the latest research for Conservation funding opportunities in the University and UK: focusing on major initiatives, but also including relevant small research grants, workshop and travel grants, prizes and awards, and individual fellowships and studentships. This is not exhaustive and researchers are directed to Recent open calls 



Commonwealth Secretary-General’s innovation for sustainable development awards
Awards celebrate outstanding innovators and innovations that are helping Commonwealth countries and their people achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and advance the values in the Commonwealth Charter
Application Deadline: 31 December 2018

CamPo Collaborative Research Grants Scheme now open 
The University of Cambridge and Sciences Po in Paris have signed an ambitious agreement to fund early-stage projects in social sciences and the humanities (broadly defined).
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019

Horizon 2020: European Union funding for research into global and EU challenges (various deadlines)
The Horizon 2020 research and innovation funding programme is targeted at addressing both global and EU challenges. It includes four focus areas, intended to collect different funding calls together to address big-ticket challenges. These focus areas are: building a low-carbon, climate-resilient future, connecting economic and environmental gains (circular economy), digitising and transforming European industry and services, and boosting the effectiveness of the Security Union.

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UCCRI is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre, with a network of over 150 researchers from all 6 Schools of the University of Cambridge. The Institute supports multidisciplinary research on biodiversity conservation and the social context within which humans engage with nature. It works from a base in the David Attenborough Building, which is designed to enhance collaboration and the sharing of perspectives across organisational and disciplinary boundaries. Find out more...

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