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Collections Funding: University of St Andrews Library Visiting Scholarship Scheme 2017

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Applications are invited for the 2017 round of scholarships to work with the University Library’s Special Collections during Summer 2017. Full details can be found here. The University of St Andrews has an outstanding collection of books, archives and photography, accumulated throughout the six hundred years since the University’s foundation.  The collection is especially rich… Continue reading

Funded PhD on Disability Studies and Contemporary Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Challenging ‘outsider’ art: how are learning disabled artists informing contemporary arts? This project explores the participation of people with learning disabilities in the world of contemporary arts.  The focus will be on how artists who until recently might have been considered ‘outsider artists’ are collaborating within contemporary art and to consider the impact of this… Continue reading

Call for applications: 2018 Brocher Foundation Residencies, Geneva

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The Brocher Foundation is located on the shores of the Geneva Lake, in Hermance (Geneva -Switzerland). The Brocher Foundation residencies last between one and four months. They give researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. Every month dozens of visiting researchers live… Continue reading

Funding Call: Springboard – Health of the Public 2040

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The Academy of Medical Sciences are delighted to announce a new call for applications, under their Springboard scheme, for researchers working in the health social sciences and medical humanities. Springboard – Health of the Public 2040 offers funding of up to £50,000 over two years and a bespoke package of career support to researchers at… Continue reading

Funding: Special Collections Centre Visiting Scholars Awards, University of Aberdeen

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Funded by the Friends of Aberdeen University Library and the Special Collections Centre Deadline for applications: 1 February 2017 Applications are invited for the 2017 Special Collections Centre Visiting Scholar Awards at the Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen. These awards are available to academic researchers wishing to travel to Aberdeen to make use of materials… Continue reading

Research Funding: ‘Impact of First World War on Medicine and Healthcare’, Worcester Medical Museums

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Research Bursary: Impact of First World War on Medicine and Healthcare Researcher to be appointed in October 2016. Project to be complete by September 2017. This is a paid research opportunity. Project Details Worcester’s Medical Museums are looking for a Researcher to study the impact of the First World War on developments in medicine and healthcare in… Continue reading

Wellcome Trust Seed Awards: ‘Social Media and Health: Meeting the Ethical Challenges’

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The new Wellcome Trust Themed Seed Awards are now live, providing flexible funding that will enable researchers to develop an innovative research response to a strategic challenge defined by the Wellcome Trust. In this themed Seed Award round, the Wellcome invite applications that directly address the ethical challenges surrounding social media and health. Areas of… Continue reading