Internal funding opportunities

For enquiries related to the opportunities below, please email unless a specific named contact is given. All opportunities are managed by the Research and Innovation Development Team unless stated otherwise.

Creating Impact

  • Research Council supported Impact Acceleration Accounts - Supporting the development of research towards economic and societal impact in the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Social Sciences (managed by LSSI). 
  • MRC Confidence in Concept (managed by Faculty of Medicine and Health) - Support to accelerate the transition from discovery research to translational development projects by supporting preliminary work or feasibility studies to establish the viability of an approach (open to all Faculties).
  • MRC Proximity to Discovery (managed by Faculty of Medicine and Health) - Provides flexible funding for innovative ways to enable the initial development of academic-industry collaborations.

Research and Collaborative Activities

Personal Support

  • EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships (managed by Postgraduate Research and Operations] – SCHEME CLOSED FOR 2016 - Two Postdoctoral Fellowships are available per year for engineers and scientists who wish to establish a career in research.