Through a competitive process, Durham and Uppsala Universities will jointly advertise, select and fund research projects to the value of € 10,000 - € 25,000.

Successful research projects are expected to result in third-party funding applications.

Parameters of the scheme are outlined below.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants/ PIs must be academic staff at either Durham or Uppsala Universities at any stage of their careers, and can include faculty from cooperating institutes.
  • Additional external partners can be involved, however a strong argument should be made where contribution exceeds 20%.
  • Applicants must have expertise in the applied projects.
  • Projects incorporating early career researchers or postgraduate students are encouraged.

Application Timeline:

Competition opens on Monday 27th January 2020.

Completed applications should be submitted to international.partnerships@durham.ac.uk by midday (UK time) 27th April 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Emma Moore (Durham) international.partnerships@durham.ac.uk or Oskar Pettersson (Uppsala) oskar.Pettersson@uadm.uu.se.

The application form, guidance notes as well as information about future external funding opportunities are available to download using the links below.

Resources:

Seedcorn_DU-UU_Application

Seedcorn_DU-UU_FutureFundingOpportunities

Seedcorn_DU-UU_Guidance

Ellen Sjöholm