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Restricted call: ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Centres 2016: Foundations of inclusive growth

ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Centres 2016: Foundations of inclusive growth
 

ESRC has issued a pre-announcement of a call GCRF Centres competition 2016: Foundations of Inclusive Growth. Under this call, ESRC plans to fund two centres with up to £5M full economic cost (fEC) over five years available for each centre. The call will be announced later this month, with a deadline in September 2016.
 
Thematically, submissions will be encouraged to focus on the five core areas ESRC has initially identified as its GCRF contribution:
 
  • Building effective institutions in conflict-affected and fragile states
  • Migration, mobility and development
  • Dynamics of inequalities
  • Innovation and inclusive economic growth
  • Shocks, security, risks and resilience
 
The geographical focus of research in this call will be countries in the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list of ODA recipients.  All proposals will have to make a clear case for how they comply with Official Development Assistance (ODA)  guidelines. 
  
This is a restricted call and will be managed according to University’s restricted calls procedure. A single institutional proposal will be coordinated, bringing together the relevant expertise across the University.
 
Applicants should register their interest by emailing researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk by 24th June stating their name, department and including a brief Expression of Interest (no more than 1 paragraph). Applicants should also state which of the above subject areas they wish to contribute to.
 
If you have any questions, please contact researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk
 
Gordana Najdanovic

 

Research Strategy Manager (Funder Relations and Knowledge Exchange)
Research Strategy Office

 

University of Cambridge

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on 03/06/2016

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