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Researcher Links Climate Change Challenge Grants 2020

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Researcher Links Climate Change Challenge Grants 2020

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November 27, 2020
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Description

Description

Combating climate change and its impact is critical for promoting global sustainable development. This call is one of many activities the British Council is delivering in the run up to COP26  (the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties) which takes place in Glasgow in November 2021. The aim is to harness the power of people all over the world particularly young people and those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change – to connect and collaborate through culture and education to combat climate change.

 

Researcher Links Climate Challenge (RLCC) grants are designed to provide financial support to host virtual research workshops for participants from the UK and partner countries to work on innovative solutions to development challenges caused by climate change. Complex problems such as climate change cannot be addressed from the perspective of one discipline alone.

 

Lead applicants are required to take an interdisciplinary approach by bringing together early career researchers from different fields to work on existing challenges in partner countries.

 

As part of the workshops, participating in early career researchers can apply for funding prizes to further develop their research.

 

Workshops must take place before the end of August 2021 to allow for relevant outcomes to be featured in the lead up to COP26.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • Leading or Established Researchers can apply to be Principal Applicants (as defined by the EC – view information on the Euraxess website )
  • Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK, as well as a Principal Applicant from the partner countries listed above.
  • Please download and view the list of eligible UK research institutions (available in the Downloads section).
  • Other eligibility criteria apply – for full eligibility criteria, please read the guidelines document .

Benefits

Benefits

Applicants can claim a maximum of £14,700 to cover the costs for facilitators and technicians that are recruited to manage the virtual platform for smooth workshop delivery.

 

Principal Applicants can request a maximum of £5,000 to cover administrative costs such as interpretation costs, travel costs for visiting and post-workshop activities, communication costs including promotion and publicity, printing costs and stationery.

Program Venue

Program Venue
26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow
Program Country
UK

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa, Vietnam

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries
Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa, Vietnam

Application Process

Application Process

ODA requirement

 

All applications must meet the required relevance to economic development or social welfare of the partner country. Detailed requirements are listed in our guidelines for applicants

 

Click here to apply

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Workshop themes proposed by Lead Applicants must address climate change related problems from an interdisciplinary perspective and must meet the needs of partner countries.

 

 

Online application form:

 

The online application form allows applicants to enter information and save it for a later date until final submission. To save the form and return to it later, applicants will need to make a note of the application ID which will be shown after clicking ‘save and resume later’. There are strict character limits for each section which cannot be exceeded.

 

In addition to filling in the online form, applicants are required to upload the following documents, as described, by the deadline. Late submission of supporting documents, or submission of documents that do not comply with these requirements, will render the application ineligible. Appeals against this decision will not be accepted. The documents are:

 

  • Two statements of support for the workshop from the Head of Department (or equivalent). One statement from the UK institution and one from the partner institution.

 

The statements of support must consist of approximately 400-500 words and be written either on headed paper, dated, and signed (Word or pdf format) or in a formal email from the Head of Department (or equivalent) (pdf format), and has to be submitted online together with the application form. If the applicant is a Head of Department, another senior academic should sign the supporting letter).

 

The statements of support from the two Heads of Department must include a reference to the Principal Applicants and comments on the following questions:

 

  • Why is this research area important?
  • Why do you want to make contact with the proposed partner institution?
  • How will the link be sustained?

 

For the supporting letter from the home institution:

 

if a researcher is not on a permanent contract, please confirm the researcher can deliver the grant and activities within the given duration and that the project will result in a longer term collaboration. Please ensure the combined size of the documents does not exceed 5MB.

 

Any problems with the online submission system should be reported to the following email address:

CC.ResearcherLinks@britishcouncil.org.

 

Applicants must confirm on the online form that:

 

• Applicants have obtained permission to submit the application on behalf of the UK and partner country institutions
• The UK and partner country Principal Applicants have communicated and agreed on the project’s grant management and disbursement.
• The UK or partner country Principal Applicant’s institution is willing to receive the funds and to sign a grant agreement with the British Council.
• Complied with British Council policies on prevention of fraud, bribery, money laundering and addressed any other financial and reputational risk that may affect a transparent and fair grant award process. See:

 

https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/policies/anti-fraud-and-corruption

 

 

Priority areas

 

Workshop themes proposed by Lead Applicants must address climate change related problems from an interdisciplinary perspective and must meet the needs of partner countries.

 

The workshop themes should align with one or more of the COP26 priorities (Adaptation and Resilience, Nature, Energy Transition, Clean Road Transport, Finance).

 

The themes must also be linked the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and must have a particular focus on Goal 13 (Climate Action) contributing to the global targets as stated in the guidelines for applicants

 

Please note that this email address was updated on 09/11/2020 and is reflected in the downloadable documents.

 

 

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Researcher Links Climate Change Challenge Grants 2020

Deadline
November 27, 2020
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Job Type
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Description

Description

Combating climate change and its impact is critical for promoting global sustainable development. This call is one of many activities the British Council is delivering in the run up to COP26  (the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties) which takes place in Glasgow in November 2021. The aim is to harness the power of people all over the world particularly young people and those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change – to connect and collaborate through culture and education to combat climate change.

 

Researcher Links Climate Challenge (RLCC) grants are designed to provide financial support to host virtual research workshops for participants from the UK and partner countries to work on innovative solutions to development challenges caused by climate change. Complex problems such as climate change cannot be addressed from the perspective of one discipline alone.

 

Lead applicants are required to take an interdisciplinary approach by bringing together early career researchers from different fields to work on existing challenges in partner countries.

 

As part of the workshops, participating in early career researchers can apply for funding prizes to further develop their research.

 

Workshops must take place before the end of August 2021 to allow for relevant outcomes to be featured in the lead up to COP26.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • Leading or Established Researchers can apply to be Principal Applicants (as defined by the EC – view information on the Euraxess website )
  • Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK, as well as a Principal Applicant from the partner countries listed above.
  • Please download and view the list of eligible UK research institutions (available in the Downloads section).
  • Other eligibility criteria apply – for full eligibility criteria, please read the guidelines document .

Benefits

Benefits

Applicants can claim a maximum of £14,700 to cover the costs for facilitators and technicians that are recruited to manage the virtual platform for smooth workshop delivery.

 

Principal Applicants can request a maximum of £5,000 to cover administrative costs such as interpretation costs, travel costs for visiting and post-workshop activities, communication costs including promotion and publicity, printing costs and stationery.

Program Venue

Program Venue
26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa, Vietnam

Application Process

Application Process

ODA requirement

 

All applications must meet the required relevance to economic development or social welfare of the partner country. Detailed requirements are listed in our guidelines for applicants

 

Click here to apply

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Workshop themes proposed by Lead Applicants must address climate change related problems from an interdisciplinary perspective and must meet the needs of partner countries.

 

 

Online application form:

 

The online application form allows applicants to enter information and save it for a later date until final submission. To save the form and return to it later, applicants will need to make a note of the application ID which will be shown after clicking ‘save and resume later’. There are strict character limits for each section which cannot be exceeded.

 

In addition to filling in the online form, applicants are required to upload the following documents, as described, by the deadline. Late submission of supporting documents, or submission of documents that do not comply with these requirements, will render the application ineligible. Appeals against this decision will not be accepted. The documents are:

 

  • Two statements of support for the workshop from the Head of Department (or equivalent). One statement from the UK institution and one from the partner institution.

 

The statements of support must consist of approximately 400-500 words and be written either on headed paper, dated, and signed (Word or pdf format) or in a formal email from the Head of Department (or equivalent) (pdf format), and has to be submitted online together with the application form. If the applicant is a Head of Department, another senior academic should sign the supporting letter).

 

The statements of support from the two Heads of Department must include a reference to the Principal Applicants and comments on the following questions:

 

  • Why is this research area important?
  • Why do you want to make contact with the proposed partner institution?
  • How will the link be sustained?

 

For the supporting letter from the home institution:

 

if a researcher is not on a permanent contract, please confirm the researcher can deliver the grant and activities within the given duration and that the project will result in a longer term collaboration. Please ensure the combined size of the documents does not exceed 5MB.

 

Any problems with the online submission system should be reported to the following email address:

CC.ResearcherLinks@britishcouncil.org.

 

Applicants must confirm on the online form that:

 

• Applicants have obtained permission to submit the application on behalf of the UK and partner country institutions
• The UK and partner country Principal Applicants have communicated and agreed on the project’s grant management and disbursement.
• The UK or partner country Principal Applicant’s institution is willing to receive the funds and to sign a grant agreement with the British Council.
• Complied with British Council policies on prevention of fraud, bribery, money laundering and addressed any other financial and reputational risk that may affect a transparent and fair grant award process. See:

 

https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/policies/anti-fraud-and-corruption

 

 

Priority areas

 

Workshop themes proposed by Lead Applicants must address climate change related problems from an interdisciplinary perspective and must meet the needs of partner countries.

 

The workshop themes should align with one or more of the COP26 priorities (Adaptation and Resilience, Nature, Energy Transition, Clean Road Transport, Finance).

 

The themes must also be linked the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and must have a particular focus on Goal 13 (Climate Action) contributing to the global targets as stated in the guidelines for applicants

 

Please note that this email address was updated on 09/11/2020 and is reflected in the downloadable documents.

 

 

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Researcher Links Climate Change Challenge Grants 2020

Deadline
November 27, 2020
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Description

Description

Combating climate change and its impact is critical for promoting global sustainable development. This call is one of many activities the British Council is delivering in the run up to COP26  (the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties) which takes place in Glasgow in November 2021. The aim is to harness the power of people all over the world particularly young people and those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change – to connect and collaborate through culture and education to combat climate change.

 

Researcher Links Climate Challenge (RLCC) grants are designed to provide financial support to host virtual research workshops for participants from the UK and partner countries to work on innovative solutions to development challenges caused by climate change. Complex problems such as climate change cannot be addressed from the perspective of one discipline alone.

 

Lead applicants are required to take an interdisciplinary approach by bringing together early career researchers from different fields to work on existing challenges in partner countries.

 

As part of the workshops, participating in early career researchers can apply for funding prizes to further develop their research.

 

Workshops must take place before the end of August 2021 to allow for relevant outcomes to be featured in the lead up to COP26.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities
  • Leading or Established Researchers can apply to be Principal Applicants (as defined by the EC – view information on the Euraxess website )
  • Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK, as well as a Principal Applicant from the partner countries listed above.
  • Please download and view the list of eligible UK research institutions (available in the Downloads section).
  • Other eligibility criteria apply – for full eligibility criteria, please read the guidelines document .

Benefits

Benefits

Applicants can claim a maximum of £14,700 to cover the costs for facilitators and technicians that are recruited to manage the virtual platform for smooth workshop delivery.

 

Principal Applicants can request a maximum of £5,000 to cover administrative costs such as interpretation costs, travel costs for visiting and post-workshop activities, communication costs including promotion and publicity, printing costs and stationery.

Program Venue

Program Venue
26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow

Eligible Regions

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa, Vietnam

Application Process

Application Process

ODA requirement

 

All applications must meet the required relevance to economic development or social welfare of the partner country. Detailed requirements are listed in our guidelines for applicants

 

Click here to apply

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Workshop themes proposed by Lead Applicants must address climate change related problems from an interdisciplinary perspective and must meet the needs of partner countries.

 

 

Online application form:

 

The online application form allows applicants to enter information and save it for a later date until final submission. To save the form and return to it later, applicants will need to make a note of the application ID which will be shown after clicking ‘save and resume later’. There are strict character limits for each section which cannot be exceeded.

 

In addition to filling in the online form, applicants are required to upload the following documents, as described, by the deadline. Late submission of supporting documents, or submission of documents that do not comply with these requirements, will render the application ineligible. Appeals against this decision will not be accepted. The documents are:

 

  • Two statements of support for the workshop from the Head of Department (or equivalent). One statement from the UK institution and one from the partner institution.

 

The statements of support must consist of approximately 400-500 words and be written either on headed paper, dated, and signed (Word or pdf format) or in a formal email from the Head of Department (or equivalent) (pdf format), and has to be submitted online together with the application form. If the applicant is a Head of Department, another senior academic should sign the supporting letter).

 

The statements of support from the two Heads of Department must include a reference to the Principal Applicants and comments on the following questions:

 

  • Why is this research area important?
  • Why do you want to make contact with the proposed partner institution?
  • How will the link be sustained?

 

For the supporting letter from the home institution:

 

if a researcher is not on a permanent contract, please confirm the researcher can deliver the grant and activities within the given duration and that the project will result in a longer term collaboration. Please ensure the combined size of the documents does not exceed 5MB.

 

Any problems with the online submission system should be reported to the following email address:

CC.ResearcherLinks@britishcouncil.org.

 

Applicants must confirm on the online form that:

 

• Applicants have obtained permission to submit the application on behalf of the UK and partner country institutions
• The UK and partner country Principal Applicants have communicated and agreed on the project’s grant management and disbursement.
• The UK or partner country Principal Applicant’s institution is willing to receive the funds and to sign a grant agreement with the British Council.
• Complied with British Council policies on prevention of fraud, bribery, money laundering and addressed any other financial and reputational risk that may affect a transparent and fair grant award process. See:

 

https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/policies/anti-fraud-and-corruption

 

 

Priority areas

 

Workshop themes proposed by Lead Applicants must address climate change related problems from an interdisciplinary perspective and must meet the needs of partner countries.

 

The workshop themes should align with one or more of the COP26 priorities (Adaptation and Resilience, Nature, Energy Transition, Clean Road Transport, Finance).

 

The themes must also be linked the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and must have a particular focus on Goal 13 (Climate Action) contributing to the global targets as stated in the guidelines for applicants

 

Please note that this email address was updated on 09/11/2020 and is reflected in the downloadable documents.

 

 

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Combating climate change and its impact is critical for promoting global sustainable development. This call is one of many activities the British Council is delivering in the run up to COP26  (the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties) which takes place in Glasgow in November 2021. The aim is to harness the power of people all over the world particularly young people and those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change – to connect and collaborate through culture and education to combat climate change.

 

Researcher Links Climate Challenge (RLCC) grants are designed to provide financial support to host virtual research workshops for participants from the UK and partner countries to work on innovative solutions to development challenges caused by climate change. Complex problems such as climate change cannot be addressed from the perspective of one discipline alone.

 

Lead applicants are required to take an interdisciplinary approach by bringing together early career researchers from different fields to work on existing challenges in partner countries.

 

As part of the workshops, participating in early career researchers can apply for funding prizes to further develop their research.

 

Workshops must take place before the end of August 2021 to allow for relevant outcomes to be featured in the lead up to COP26.

BENIFITS

Applicants can claim a maximum of £14,700 to cover the costs for facilitators and technicians that are recruited to manage the virtual platform for smooth workshop delivery.

 

Principal Applicants can request a maximum of £5,000 to cover administrative costs such as interpretation costs, travel costs for visiting and post-workshop activities, communication costs including promotion and publicity, printing costs and stationery.

Eligibilities

  • Leading or Established Researchers can apply to be Principal Applicants (as defined by the EC – view information on the Euraxess website )
  • Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK, as well as a Principal Applicant from the partner countries listed above.
  • Please download and view the list of eligible UK research institutions (available in the Downloads section).
  • Other eligibility criteria apply – for full eligibility criteria, please read the guidelines document .

For Further Queries:

If you have any questions, please email

CC.ResearcherLinks@britishcouncil.org

Eligible Regions:

Program Venue:

It will be held in 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow.

APPLICATION PROCESS

ODA requirement

 

All applications must meet the required relevance to economic development or social welfare of the partner country. Detailed requirements are listed in our guidelines for applicants

 

Click here to apply

Applications will be closed at:
November 27, 2020
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