British Academy, GB. These enable international researchers based in a country covered by the Newton Fund to establish and develop collaborations with the UK having the intention of transferring knowledge and research capabilities. Fellowships are worth up to £37,000 per year for three years for researchers in Mexico and South Africa, and are worth up to £37,000 per year for two years for researchers in Malaysia. Maximum award: £111,000 Closing date: 14 Sep 16.
The aim of the Newton Research Collaboration Programme is to support international exchanges between UK engineering researchers and their peers in Newton Fund partner countries. The scheme provides funding to support the travel, accommodation and subsistence costs of the participating researchers at a rate of up to £2,000 per month of exchange visit. Exchanges can last 3-12 months, be either one or two way in direction, and must form part of a collaborative research project. Participating partner countries in this call: Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, and Vietnam. Deadline for applications: 14
The Industry Academia Partnership Programme supports bilateral industry-academia mobility between to enhance engineering education, innovation and research outcomes in Newton Fund partner countries. The scheme provides funding of up to £50,000 to support the travel, subsistence and salary support costs related to conducting collaborative activities between industry and academic partners. The programme supports collaborative projects of up to 24 months within any field of engineering. Participating partner countries in this call: Thailand. Deadline for applications: 1 August 2016