ECR Collaboration Fund Call 4

ECR COLLABORATION FUND CALL 4

Application deadline: 1pm, Wednesday 27th July

The ECR Collaboration Award enables ECRs to collaborate with experts outside their home institution on areas within CCS, through the provision of support for travel. The collaborations can be within the UK or with relevant overseas organisations.

Total amount available: £20,000

Timeline

Open for submissions: 10th June 2022
Closed for submissions: 1pm, 27th July 2022
Decisions: 11th August 2022 (or earlier)

Conditions

  • Up to £20k available in total, to be split between successful applicants
  • Applicants must be a UKCCSRC ECR member
  • ECR Member eligibility will be checked (main criterion is that the applicants are either a PhD student in the field or are still eligible for the EPSRC New Investigators Award). See here for UKCCSRC ECR eligibility criteria.
  • Expected outputs:
    • Blog/social media/case study/photos including a follow-up call with the UKCCSRC Communications Officer, to see if the collaboration has or will lead to other work/collaborations etc.
    • Summary technical report suitable for briefing UKCCSRC Board/EPSRC on outcomes
  • Costs are to be covered by the ‘host’ institute and then reclaimed via invoice to the UKCCSRC at a 100% recovery rate following receipt of the relevant outputs
  • All applications must be supported by your supervisor through the ECR referee form
  • See full terms & conditions

What does the fund cover?

Travel, accommodation and subsistence associated with the collaboration

Assessment Process

  • The applications will be assessed by experts from across the UKCCSRC academic community and Advisory Council (AC)
  • Applications will be assessed using a standardised mark scheme
  • Once the deadline for applications has passed, the UKCCSRC will start the assessment process and applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within 1 month of the deadline
  • The exact number of funded applications will depend on both the quality of the proposals received and the available budget
  • Priority will be given to awards that can complete before 31st December 2022
  • The UKCCSRC reserves the absolute right to interpret these rules and make final award decisions

Deadline: 1pm, Wednesday 27th July 2022

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Name of institution, including department*
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Email address to which correspondence should be sent*
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Lead collaborator's first name*
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Job title of collaborating researcher*
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Email of collaborating researcher*
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Lead collaborator's last name*
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Collaborator's organisation*
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Research proposal (Outline nature and purpose of project, inc. outline of the experiments/methods and techniques to be used.)*
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Will you give lectures/seminars?
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Please give details of any other activities*
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What are the expected outputs from the collaboration?*
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What are the anticipated impacts of this visit for CCS practitioners?*
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What contributions will this visit make to the UK CCS research base?
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Mutual benefits*
What mutual benefits for the travelling researcher and collaborating institution are expected to arise as a result of this visit? Will this visit contribute to a longer term collaboration between the UK CCS community and the collaborating institution? If yes, how?
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Please detail the anticipated costs associated with your proposal.
International fares*
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Local travel in country to be visited*
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Cost of obtaining visa*
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Subsistence during the collaboration*
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Local travel in UK*
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Cost of insurance fees and other eligible costs*
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Accommodation required during collaboration*
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Total expenditure*
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Please use this section to give details about any additional funding you have, or may be applying for, to contibute to this proposal.
Have you received promise of financial assistance from the organisation(s) you will collaborate with?*
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Have you received promise of financial assistance from any other source? If so, give details.*
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Will you or your institution make a contribution towards costs?*
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Give details of any other pending or proposed applications to support some or this entire visit *
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Please upload the following documents in PDF format. Maximum file size 5MB. Please name your files in the following format: firstname_lastname_document_name
Letter from your collaborating organisation giving approval, in principle, to host your visit *
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Completed referee form*
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Two page CV from the applicant *
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The information you enter in this form will only be used for the purposes of processing and assessing this application. A member of the UKCCSRC team may contact you in regards to the application using the details you have provided prior to the application deadline and during the assessment process. Information entered into your application may be kept on file for reporting and audit purposes but your contact details will not be sent to external organisations.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 27th July 2022 – 13:00
Call Type: ECR Collaboration Fund