Funding Opportunities

New funding opportunities are available for the UK Climate Resilience Programme, funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Wave 1. Please follow the links below or use related pages for the calls.

Embedded Researcher Scheme: Phase 2 – Embedded researchers

In this second phase of the UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals from UK-based academic researchers to apply for placements at non-academic host organisations.

Funding will be awarded as a research grant to the researcher and profiled across 12 months from 1 September 2020; however, individual start dates at the host organisation, duration and working pattern of the placement should be flexible and negotiated between the researcher and host as appropriate to each opportunity.

Closing date: 16.00, 10 June 2020 [NB: Deadline updated; was 27 May.]

Further information and call documents

Living with Climate Uncertainty      ** CALL NOW CLOSED **

Funding of up to £1 million is available to support research proposals of up to 24 months in duration. Applications are anticipated to be led by arts and humanities colleagues but to include researchers from the natural, physical, engineering, health, and social sciences where appropriate. The funded projects will raise awareness of what it means to work with uncertainty to build climate resilience in the real world and deliver useful knowledge (narratives, learning histories, case studies, film and other material) to further inform practices and behaviours that build confidence in practical approaches to living with uncertainty and community and environmental resilience building.

Closing date: 16.00, 27 February 2020

Further information and call documents

Present and Future Climate Hazard   ** CALL NOW CLOSED  **

Proposals are invited to develop and evaluate new methods and techniques to characterise current and future climate hazards and underlying driving processes, including understanding the robustness of the methods. Up to £700K is available, to be delivered through a maximum of two projects, each up to the value of £350K (at 80% FEC).

Closing date: 16.00, 5 March 2020

Further information and call documents

Embedded Researcher scheme: Phase one – call for host organisations  ** CALL NOW CLOSED **

This initial call is from the UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme is for non-academic host organisations to submit research and knowledge brokering ideas. Projects should have a start date no later than 3 August 2020 and have a duration of no more than 12 months.

No funds are available through this phase one call.

Closing date: 16.00, 7 February 2020

Further information and call documents

News & Events

Last updated March 2020

Here are the latest news articles and events from the UK Climate Resilience Programme.

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