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Providing a quality service in support of excellence in research.


The Research Committee invites applications from academic staff in the early stages of their research career for a grant up to a maximum of 5,000 in support of individual or collaborative research. The total amount available for distribution in this academic year is limited by the Committee's budget so applicants are encouraged to frame their bids in an economical manner so that as many staff as possible can benefit from the funding.

Any member of early career staff of the University may apply for a grant in support of individual or collaborative research. Early career for the purposes of this scheme is defined as normally no more than 10 years post postgraduate degree or within 5 years of first academic appointment. Applicants who have been awarded an ECSGS in a previous round are not eligible to re-apply unless the previous award has finished and a final report has been submitted.

For more information please see the call conditions the call conditionsand application form .

The RCSO provides an advice and guidance service in support of externally-funded research grants and projects.

Details of the support provided can be found here:-


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