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RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships Call – preliminary notice - 17 October 2014

Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Brazilian Council of State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) will shortly invite applications for the Newton Fund RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships call.

The aim of this call is to provide flexible short-term support for small-scale research and networking activities, with the objective of establishing sustainable collaborations between UK and Brazilian researchers, helping to build a community that will be better equipped to develop excellent research outcomes through this and future funding opportunities.  Applications that address the following areas will be particularly welcomed:

  • Health
  • Urban transformations
  • Food energy water environment nexus
  • Biodiversity and ecosystems resilience
  • Economic development and welfare reform

Applications across all research areas will also be eligible, as long as they make a strong case for UK-Brazil collaboration and meet the eligibility requirements associated with Official Development Assistance. 

The application form, together with further guidance documents, will be available to download from 18 August 2014. The call will close on 17 October 2014. 

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