Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities available under the Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research enable individuals and groups to conduct leading research in academic institutions and independent research centres.

Past Funding Opportunities

‘Transnational Organised Crime: Deepening and Broadening our Understanding’ Funding Call

As part of the ESRC contribution to the Partnership, they wanted to commission up to four research grants that would deepen and broaden our understanding of the complex issues related to TNOC and its interrelation with other licit and illicit activities. Proposals were invited for grants between £200,000 and £450,000 (100% fEC (full economic costs)) of which the ESRC would fund 80% and the balance to be guaranteed by the research organisation. Projects could be up to 36 months in duration and commencing between 1 November 2018 and 1 January 2019. Closing Date: 16.00 on 14 June 2018.

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Research Collaborations encouraged for NEW Conflict-related Funding Calls

Drawing upon funding allocated from the Global Challenges Research FundPaCCS partners, the ESRC and AHRC, invited proposals for two calls to support interdisciplinary and innovative research in areas relevant to the PaCCS Conflict ThemeAs part of these calls, academic researchers and practitioners were encouraged to explore possible collaborations through a networking database, where offers for collaboration could be submitted and shared with others interested in the calls.

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Proposals for the Department of Defense (Pentagon) 2016 Minerva Initiative Awards

The Department of Defense (Pentagon) calls for proposals for the 2016 Minerva Research Initiative awards, seeking fundamental understanding of the social and cultural forces shaping U.S. strategic interests globally. Closing Date: 15.00 (EST) on 17 June 2016.

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ESRC-AHRC Call for Proposals on Forced Displacement

The ESRC, in collaboration with Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), launched a call for innovative, interdisciplinary projects focusing on the experiences of the forced displaced (both internationally and internally) whether due to poverty, war, conflict, persecution or human rights violations. Closing Date: 16:00 on 20 July 2016. 

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PaCCS Interdisciplinary Research Innovation Awards on Conflict and International Development

Full proposals were invited for Interdisciplinary Innovation Awards of up to £100,000 (fEC) and up to 18 months duration. This call was funded from the initial allocations the AHRC and ESRC under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). Closing Date: 16.00 on 28 July 2016.

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Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security Fellowships 

The Partnership, through EPSRC, supported early and established career fellows in the priority area of Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security (TIPS). Applications were invited from those with a core programme of outstanding, innovative research. As a fellow, applicants needed to blend and balance the technological, economic, social, cultural, behavioural and political to address the complex challenges of this priority successfully.

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