ESRC-DFID Development Frontiers Research Fund: Inviting Researchers from around the World!

Last date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017
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Sri Lanka

Detailed Description

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in UK and the Department for International Development (DFID) are currently accepting proposals for Development Frontiers Research Fund that aims to innovative, strategic and catalytic research with the potential to radically impact on sustainable development concepts or practices, or lead to new thinking and action on poverty reduction. The fund is set within the ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research that funds world class social science research that addresses the goal of reducing poverty amongst the poorest countries and people globally.
Funding Information

  • Proposals are invited for projects with a full economic cost (fEC) value between £200,000 and £300,000.
  • Projects can be between 12 and 18 months long, but must finish no later than 31 March 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This call is open to proposals from researchers based anywhere in the world.
  • Eligible research organisations from the UK and other developed countries can lead on a maximum of up to two proposals to this call.
  • There is no restriction on the number of proposals that developing country research organisations can lead on.
  • A requirement of this call is that at least one developing country researcher and at least one early career researcher must be included in the research team, either as principal investigator or co-investigator.

How to Apply
Proposals must be submitted through the Research Councils’ Joint Electronic Submissions system (Je-S) via given website.

For more information, please visit ESRC-DFID Development Fund


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