BBSRC Responsive Mode Grants

Type of funding: Grant funding

BBSRC support excellent research across their remit. This funding opportunity is particularly promoting and encouraging activities within their priority areas which includes welfare of managed animals, animal health, the replacement, refinement and reduction in research using animals and sustainably enhancing agricultural production.
They particularly welcome approaches that encourage collaborative research with users, research that informs public policy and international partnerships.

They will award 80% of the full economic costs of your research, and your organisation must agree to find the balance.

Projects can range in size up to £2 million and last up to five years. Funding can support a range of activities from research projects to technology development, new infrastructure and equipment, use of equipment and facilities, networks, and summer schools.

Deadline: 13/01/2021

Eligibility criteria:

You can apply if you are resident in the UK for at least 183 days in a tax year and hold a lecturer or lecturer-equivalent position at a UK higher education institution, research council institute or a UKRI-approved independent research organisation.

Principal applicants must be employed at the submitting research organisation at lecturer level, or equivalent, or due to move to the organisation before the start date of the grant. Or if not employed, applicants must have an agreement that the research will be conducted at the submitting research organisation as if they were an employee at lecturer level, or equivalent.

Co-applicants must be employed at an eligible organisation and meet the same employment criteria.

Further information can be found here.