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UMRI Interdisciplinary Research Funding

10 Jan 2024

University of Manchester Research Institute (UMRI) announces two funding calls for 2024 in light of impressive and extensive range of activities and outputs from UMRI-awarded projects

A recent review of the UMRI pump-priming programme highlighted an impressive and extensive range of activities and outputs from the UMRI awarded projects between 2019 and 2022 including leveraging of £13.7 million in external research funding from a £1 million investment.

Therefore the UMRI Board are pleased to announce two calls to continue to encourage collaboration and provide support for activities that will lead to an increase in successful interdisciplinary research.

Preference will be given to applications led by non-professorial staff or staff recently appointed or promoted to professor (in last two to three years). The two calls are:

Call guidance, frequently asked questions, application forms and details of previous awards are available on the UMRI website.

Applications should be submitted on the relevant application form and submitted to no later than 4pm on Monday, 19 February 2024.