UK Research and Innovation NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellowship Program 2020/2021

Deadline: December 2, 2020 Applications are invited for the UK Research and Innovation NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellowship Program 2020/2021. The Fellowships are intended to enable the sharing and flow of knowledge and expertise between NERC funded researchers and their stakeholders, partners and/or user communities with the aim of generating impact from NERC funded research in the priority areas detailed in the NERC delivery plan. KE Fellows can work anywhere between 20% and 100% of their time on a work plan of their own choosing. Approaches could include: Strengthening existing partnerships Developing new relationships that lead to collaborative projects Identifying the knowledge needs of business, NGOs and policy makers and feeding these into UKRI-NERC to inform the development of future strategy and funding opportunities Researching new market opportunities Providing briefings and reports suitable for policymakers and business users Public engagement. Fellowship KE Fellowships cover up to 100% of the Fellow’s salary on a pro-rata basis including superannuation, NI and specific allowances, plus up to £40,000 for travel and other associated costs. They cover direct costs only and do not include overheads. There is no budget limit for salary costs. Applicants can apply for Travel and Subsistence costs for stakeholders to attend meetings/events. However, applicants cannot pay them to attend, i.e. meeting attendance fees. Eligibility Proposals from applicants with diverse backgrounds and experience are encouraged, and there are no limits on amount of postdoctoral experience. NERC research and fellowship grants for all schemes may be held at approved UK higher education institutions, approved research council institutes (RCIs) and approved independent research organisations (IROs). Normal fellowship eligibility applies and is in section C of the NERC research grant and fellowships handbook. Research organisation eligibility rules are in section C of the handbook. Application Applicants must take note of the following dates: Deadline for submission of proposals: December 2, 2020 Moderating sift panel meets: January 2021 Interviews: March 2021 Latest start date for projects: July 2021 Click here to begin your application For more information, visit UK Research and Innovation. Post Views: 120 Share this post: Related

UK Research and Innovation NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellowship Program 2020/2021

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