Research Councils UK invites proposals from eligible UK research organisations to establish and lead a number of challenge-led and impact-focused GCRF Interdisciplinary Research Hubs which meet the aims of Official Development Assistance. Between £8 million – £20 million (full economic cost) will be available for each Hub, provided over a five year period starting on 1 December 2018. Depending on the quality of the applications received it is anticipated 12-15 Hubs will be awarded.
A key component of this call is addressing the global development challenge of achieving food security in ways that improves nutrition and health; recognises local contexts; and makes agriculture, food production and consumption more environmentally and economically sustainable.
Call status: Open
Intention to submit survey: 29 September 2017
Outline proposals deadline: 9 November 2017 16:00 (GMT)
For more information visit: RCUK: Interdisciplinary Research Hubs to address intractable challenges faced by developing countries.