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QR GCRF

QR GCRF funding is allocated to the University by Research England on an annual basis up to 2021.

QR GCRF grants are available on a competitive basis to previous GCRF and Newton award holders and serve to build excellence around the University’s research strengths, scale up existing research projects, and address gaps in the existing ODA portfolio.

For more information please contact the Global Research Development Team: internationalresearcher@leeds.ac.uk

Rapid Response Fund

Rapid Response Fund aims to support finalisation of specific bids that include international collaborators.

Funding can be used towards bid writing workshops, bringing overseas researchers to Leeds or for Leeds researchers to travel overseas to finalise grant applications.

For more information please contact the Global Research Development Team: inetrnationalresearcher@leeds.ac.uk

Research Development Fund

Research Development Fund, run by Worldwide Universities Network, is an annual seed funding scheme designed to build long-term international collaborations sustained by external funding. It is aimed primarily at WUN members but allows WUN Plus members to join proposals.

The RDF supports work across four WUN Global Challenges: Responding to Climate Change, Public Health (non-communicable diseases), Global Higher Education and Research, and Understanding Cultures. Its focus is to develop innovative solutions to address global challenges capitalising on the cultural diversity and geographical spread of the Network. Participating institutions are required to provide a match fund.

For more information contact: Anna Lewandowska, International Projects Coordinator: a.m.lewandowska@leeds.ac.uk

International Strategic Research Partnership Fund

International Strategic Research Partnership Fund supports a small number of strategic, high quality international research partnerships, which are endorsed jointly by the DVC R&I and the DVC International.

Applications need to articulate the strategic value and potential to deliver institutional benefit as well as outline how the collaboration will be sustained and deliver expected outcomes.

For more information contact: Matt Butler, International Partnership Support Officer, International Office: M.Butler@leeds.ac.uk