Royal Society International Joint Projects


Royal Society/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Royal Society, in collaboration with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, is inviting applications for its postdoctoral fellowships programme. The programme provides opportunities for postdoctoral researchers from the UK to conduct cooperative research with their counterparts in Japanese universities and other institutions for a period of 12 to 24 months. The society will accept applications in the natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering science, agricultural and medical research, the scientific aspects of archaeology, geography, experimental psychology and the history of science. Awards are not granted in the areas of the social sciences or clinical medical research. Applicants must be UK citizens or permanent residents with no more than six years postdoctoral experience by 1 April 2008.

The award consists of: a monthly subsistence allowance of 364,000 yen, a settling-in allowance of 200,000 yen, an annual research travel allowance of 58,500 yen, overseas travel accident and sickness insurance coverage, a return air ticket.  

  • More information about the fellowship is available here. The external deadline for this application is 21 February 2008. Our internal deadline is Thursday, 7 February 2008.

  

Central/East Europe and former Soviet Union joint projects (except Russia) joint projects

The Royal Society is accepting applications for two-year joint projects between researchers in the UK and the countries of central and eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union to encourage scientific links. All sciences covered by the society are eligible.

Funds are provided to cover international travel and subsistence for both project teams of up to £6,000 per annum between them, to include up to £1,000 for consumables. Grants are for UK and overseas scientists of proven research ability. The project leaders must be of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent.

Here are the details of Royal Society's joint projects programme. The external deadlines for this application are 12 March, 12 June, 12 September and 12 December 2008. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.  

 

Ireland joint projects

The Royal Society invites applications for its joint projects programme to fund travel and subsistence for a British scientific research group collaborating with a Irish scientific research group. Collaboration should consist of a single project including two teams or individuals: one based in the UK and the other based in RoI. All sciences covered by the society are eligible.

Project leaders must be of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent.

Here are the details of Royal Society's international joint projects programme. The deadlines for this application are 13 March, 13 June, 13 September and 13 December. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.

 

China joint projects

The Royal Society invites applications for its joint projects programme to fund travel and subsistence for a British scientific research group collaborating with a Chinese scientific research group. Collaboration should consist of a single project including two teams or individuals: one based in the UK and the other based in China. All sciences covered by the society are eligible.

Project leaders must be of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent.

Here are the details of Royal Society's international joint projects programme. The deadline for this application is 1 October 2008. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.

  

Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Ghana and Tanzania joint projects

The Royal Society is inviting applications for its international joint projects for research in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Ghana and Tanzania. The programme is designed to enable international collaboration by providing a mobility grant for researchers to cover travel, subsistence and research expenses. The collaboration should be based on a single project including two teams or individuals: one based in the UK and the other based outside the UK. All sciences covered by the society are eligible.

Joint Projects are intended for UK and overseas scientists of proven research ability. Project leaders must be of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent. UK collaborators should be resident within the UK. EU citizens may apply provided they hold a permanent position in the UK. Non-EU citizens may apply provided they have held a permanent position at a UK institute for at least three consecutive years, exclusive of any period in full time education.

The scheme runs for two years. Grants provides a maximum of £6,000 per year. This may be used to claim the costs of travel and subsistence.

Here are the details of Royal Society's international joint projects programme. The deadlines for this application are 12 March, 12 June, 12 September and 12 December 2008. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.

 

India joint projects

The Royal Society is inviting applications for its international joint projects for research in Hong Kong, India and Japan. The programme is designed to enable international collaboration by providing a mobility grant for researchers to cover travel, subsistence and research expenses. The collaboration should be based on a single project including two teams or individuals: one based in the UK and the other based outside the UK. All sciences covered by the society are eligible.

Joint Projects are intended for UK and overseas scientists of proven research ability. Project leaders must be of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent. UK collaborators should be resident within the UK. EU citizens may apply provided they hold a permanent position in the UK. Non-EU citizens may apply provided they have held a permanent position at a UK institute for at least three consecutive years, exclusive of any period in full time education.

The scheme runs for two years. Grants provides a maximum of £6,000 per year. This may be used to claim the costs of travel and subsistence.

Here are the details of Royal Society's international joint projects programme. The deadlines for this application are 12 June and 12 December 2008. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.

 

Taiwan and Korea joint projects

The Royal Society invites applications for its international joint projects for research in Taiwan and Korea. The programme is designed to enable international collaboration by providing a mobility grant for researchers to cover travel, subsistence and research expenses. The collaboration should be based on a single project including two teams or individuals: one based in the UK and the other based outside the UK. All sciences covered by the society are eligible.

Projects are intended for UK and overseas scientists of proven research ability. Project leaders must be of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent. UK collaborators should be resident within the UK; EU citizens may apply provided they hold a permanent position in the UK. Non-EU citizens may apply provided they have held a permanent position at a UK institute for at least three consecutive years, exclusive of any period in full time education.

The scheme runs for two years. Grants provides a maximum of £6,000 per year. This may be used to claim the costs of travel and subsistence.

Here are the details of Royal Society's international joint projects programme. Deadline for this application 15 March, 15 June, 15 September and 15 December every year. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.

South America and Cuba

The Royal Society is offering grants for research in South America and Cuba under its international joint projects scheme. The programme is designed to enable international collaboration by providing a mobility grant for researchers to cover travel, subsistence and research expenses. The collaboration should be based on a single project including two teams or individuals: one based in the UK and the other based outside the UK. All sciences covered by the society are eligible.

Project leaders must be of at least postdoctoral status or equivalent. UK collaborators should be resident within the UK. EU citizens may apply provided they hold a permanent position in the UK. Non-EU citizens may apply provided they have held a permanent position at a UK institute for at least three consecutive years, exclusive of any period in full time education.

The scheme runs for two years and provides grants at a maximum of £6,000 per year. This may be used to claim the costs of travel and subsistence.

Here are the details of Royal Society's international joint projects programme. The deadlines for this application are 12 March, 12 June, 12 September and 12 December 2008. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.

 

European Science exchange programme (Western Europe) Joint Projects

The Royal Society invites applications for its joint projects under the European science exchange programme for Western European joint projects. This supports projects in all sciences covered by the society, between two teams of individuals, one in the UK and one in another European country, over two years.

Funding is of up to £6,000 per annum. Project leaders on both sides must be of at least postdoctoral status.

Here are the details of Royal Society's international joint projects programme. The deadlines for this application are 12 March, 12 June, 12 September and 12 December 2008. Our internal deadline is two weeks prior to the external deadline.