Funding Opportunities

This search of 18 Sept 2013 used the Research Professional website to look for keywords:

Earth Sciences, Physical Sciences, Topography, Physical Geography, Geologic Landforms

Project grants

International Union for Quaternary Research These support limited-scale activities with very specific aims, objectives and outcomes, which contribute in strategic ways to the wider aims of one or more international focus groups. Grants are typically worth between €4,000 and €5,000. Closing date: 30 Jan 14  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/587629

International focus groups grants

International Union for Quaternary Research These support non-permanent collaboration that addresses scientific issues of wide international significance. Grants are typically worth between €5,000 and €8,000. Closing date: 30 Jan 14  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1247273

Skills enhancement grants

International Union for Quaternary Research These aim to widen the skill base within the union’s community. Grants are typically worth between €4,000 and €5,000. Closing date: 30 Jan 14  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1247275

International exchange cost-share programme Royal Irish Academy. This enables Irish and UK researchers to collaborate on a single research project in the natural sciences. Funding is worth up to €7,500 per year for each team. Visits must be undertaken over two years. Closing date: 23 Oct 13 http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/255698

Spokes programme rolling call Science Foundation Ireland

This will help link scientists and engineers in partnerships across academia and industry to address crucial research questions, foster the development of new Ireland-based companies, attract industry that could make contributions to Ireland and its economy, and expand educational and career opportunities in science and engineering in Ireland.  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1378953

Spokes programme fixed call Science Foundation Ireland

This will help link scientists and engineers in partnerships across academia and industry to address crucial research questions, foster the development of new Ireland-based companies, attract industry that could make contributions to Ireland and its economy, and expand educational and career opportunities in science and engineering in Ireland. Closing date: 08 Nov 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1378959

Career development award Science Foundation Ireland

This supports investigators still in the earlier stages of their research career who are already in an independent academic position. The award is worth between €300,000 and €500,000 for direct costs over a period of four years. Closing date: 16 Dec 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1376397

Research professorship Science Foundation Ireland

This programme is intended to support national strategic priorities by assisting research bodies in their recruitment of world-leading researchers for professorial chairs, or similar research leadership positions, within the life sciences, ICT and energy sectors. Funding is worth up to €1 million per year over five years. http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/252490

Research centres programme Science Foundation Ireland

This links scientists and engineers in partnerships across academia and industry in order to address crucial research questions, foster the development of Irish-based technology companies, attract industry that could make an important contribution to Ireland and its economy, and expand educational and career opportunities in science and engineering in Ireland. Funding covers direct costs only and ranges from approximately €1 million to €5m per year over six years. Closing date: 25 Oct 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1158571

Starting investigator research grant Science Foundation Ireland

This supports postdoctoral researchers and others who are yet to hold an independent research post in taking the initial steps towards a fully independent research career. The grant is worth up to €400,000 for direct costs over a period of four years.  Closing date: 09 Dec 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/610744

This search of 18 Sept 2013 used the Research Professional website to look for keywords:

Earth Sciences,Physical Sciences, Topography, Physical Geography, Geologic Landforms

FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES-2013-2

European Commission Framework Programme 7 (becoming Horizon 2020): Capacities Proposals may address activity 1.3: support actions on policy development, including international cooperation for e-infrastructures INFRA-2013-3.1. The indicative budget for this call is €2.5 million. Closing date: 03 Dec 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1377376

Random geometry of large interacting systems and statistical physics science meetings European Science Foundation Science meetings may be organised by workshop, conference and school organisers. Science meetings may be organised by workshop, conference and school organisers.  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1083684

COST open call European Science Foundation

Funding supports networking activities, such as meetings, conferences, workshops, short-term scientific exchanges and outreach activities. Financial support for an action of 19 participating countries is in the range of €130,000 per year, normally for four years, subject to available budget. Closing date: 27 Sep 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/250919

Contact and symplectic topology short visit and exchange grants European Science Foundation These support visits by European researchers to conduct research in a European country outside their own. Short visit grants include €85 per day, plus actual travel expenses up to a maximum of €500, for up to 15 days. Exchange grants include €57 per day, plus actual travel costs of up to €500, for between 15 days and three months. http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1007738

Earthtime – the European contribution short visit and exchange grants European Science Foundation Grants should foster collaboration between European researchers working on topics relevant to geochronology and stratigraphy. Short visit grants provide €85 per day over a maximum of two weeks. Exchange grants provide €400 per week over a maximum of three months. Both awards provide actual travel expenses, worth up to €500. http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1051343

Microdynamics of ice (Micro-DICE) workshop grants European Science Foundation Workshops should take an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the microdynamics of ice, considering links with metallurgy, materials science, geology or geophysics, and should have a European or international dimension. Funding supports travel and accommodation for participants and no more than 10 per cent of ESF funding should be used for speakers from non-ESF countries. http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1083363

Microdynamics of ice (Micro-DICE) short and exchange visit grants European Science Foundation Visits should take an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the microdynamics of ice, considering links with metallurgy, materials science, geology or geophysics, and should have a European or international dimension. Funding is worth €85 per day, €400 per week or €1,600 per month, plus up to €500 in travel costs. http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1083377

Spin Your Thesis projects European Space Agency

This enables European students to carry out experiments in hypergravity using the large diameter centrifuge in the ESA’s space research and technology centre in the Netherlands. Four teams will be selected. Experiments may last from a few minutes to several days, and may be devoted to a broad spectrum of science and technology. Closing date: 09 Dec 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/794923

Transnational access call INTERACT

The sites represent a variety of ecosystems from boreal forests, bogs and other peatlands, wetlands, flood plains and freshwater ecosystems to highlands and fjells, periglacial landscapes and low alpine tundra. As well as free access, INTERACT will also cover travel, visa, logistic and accommodation costs relating to visits by users. The maximum access that can be granted to user groups is 90 days. Closing date: 30 Sep 13  http://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1250063

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