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Funding Opportunities


Durham-Tübingen Seedcorn Fund 2024

The call is now closed

The Durham-Tübingen Seedcorn Fund is part of our renewed strategic partnership. This call is open for joint research collaborations in the following themes: Climate Change and Clean Energy; Health and Life Sciences; Heritage and Culture; Biosciences and the Environment; and Emerging Technologies. Each award is worth up to €20,000 and projects can run anytime between August 2024 and July 2026.
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Global Engagement Grants Call - Epiphany Term 2024

The call is now closed

Durham’s Global Strategy reinforces its commitment to supporting international partnerships that enhance Durham’s reputation and competitiveness in research and education. Grants are available for proposals with existing or prospective partners. This call will prioritise applications for research and education engagement with overseas institutions, that will promote the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The deadline for applications is 15th March 2024.
Call is closed
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Durham – Notre Dame Seed Grant Programme

The call is now closed

As a central pillar of our strategic partnership, Durham University and the University of Notre Dame are delighted to announce the second round of the DU-ND Seed Grant Programme for the 23/24 academic year. Both institutions are inviting proposals for joint research projects with funding of up to £20,000. Click below for further information including priority themes, call guidelines and how to apply. The deadline for applications is 22nd March 2024.
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Matariki Research Seed Fund

The MNU Seedfund is now closed for applications

The Matariki Network of Universities (MNU) is launching a call for seed funding to develop a stronger relationship in globally relevant fields of research between its partners. Through a competitive process, MNU will jointly advertise, select and fund collaborative research projects between MNU institutions. Successful research projects are expected to ultimately result in outcomes such as third-party funding applications, large scale collaborations, significant joint publications etc.
Call closed
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