Closing date: 14 October 2020
The British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships is a three year award made to an annual cohort of outstanding early career researchers in the humanities or social sciences.
Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research 2021
Closing date: 21 October 2020
This programme provides UK-based researchers at any career stage, and active in any discipline within the social sciences and the humanities, with an opportunity to develop and lead international interdisciplinary research projects in collaboration with colleagues from the natural, engineering and/or medical sciences.
Closing date: 29 October 2020
The APEX awards are designed to promote collaboration across academic disciplines through the support of world-leading interdisciplinary research projects.
BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants
Closing date: 11 November 2020
The BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. These awards, up to £10,000 in value and tenable for up to 24 months, are provided to cover the cost of the expenses arising from a defined research project.
The British Academy / Wolfson Fellowships
Closing date: 25 November 2020
These awards are designed to support early-career researchers who show exceptional talent in both research and public engagement, emphasising and demonstrating the importance of academic research and creative thought at a time of rapid political and societal change.
The British Academy 10-Minute Talks: COVID-19 and inequalities
23 Sep 2020 The British Academy on YouTube
In this talk, Fiona Williams discusses the ways in which COVID-19 has amplified existing inequalities and created new insecurities.
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22 Sep 2020
UK humanities and social sciences top table in European funding competition
UK-based award holders in the humanities and social sciences won more Starting Grants for early-career researchers than any other country in Europe.
7 Sep 2020
The British Academy announces Shortlist for The Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2020
The British Academy’s international non-fiction book prize announes a global shortlist of five writers exploring the legacies of Empire around the world, including the plight and resistance of indigenous peoples, and the new understanding of human culture pioneered by the groundbreaking anthropologists of the early 20th century.
2 Sep 2020
Latest round of APEX awards to support interdisciplinary research and public engagement
Eight researchers and their collaborators are today awarded funding by learned societies including the British Academy to pursue collaborative research partnerships drawing on sciences, engineering and the humanities and social sciences.