STFC Futures Early Career Award

 

The STFC Global Challenge Network in Batteries and Electrochemical Energy Devices promotes collaboration between world-class users and developers of large-scale research facilities and provides a forum to draw together researchers from a range of disciplines. The STFC Early Career Award is designed to enable mobility of researchers between UK and international institutions, offering grants of up to £2,000 for travel and subsistence, and £1,000 for consumables.

All applications must be received by the 27th September 2019.

 

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FUNDING MAY ONLY BE USED TO SUPPORT TRAVEL AND SUBSISTENCE COSTS (UP TO £2,000) AND CONSUMABLES (UP TO £1,000) DIRECTLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE APPLICATION. THE SCHEME IS INTENDED TO FACILITATE COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND THEREFORE APPLICATIONS SOLELY FOR CONFERENCE TRAVEL ARE TYPICALLY NOT ACCEPTED.

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APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE USING THE CORRECT PRO-FORMA BELOW AND MUST INCLUDE A COST BREAK DOWN. 

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ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE JUDGED BY THE NETWORK STEERING COMMITTEE AND AWARDS WILL BE MADE BASED ON SCIENTIFIC MERIT AS WELL AS THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO MEETING NETWORK GOALS.

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Applications involving travel from UK institutions to institutions abroad, vice versa, or between different UK institutions.

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SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A SHORT REPORT, AND MAY BE ASKED TO PRESENT THEIR WORK AT EITHER THE EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS’ CONFERENCE OR THE ANNUAL MEETING.

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ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 27th SEPTEMBER 2019.

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ALL FUNDS MUST BE ALLOCATED AND SPENT BY 27th MARCH 2020.

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ALL PUBLICATIONS RESULTING FROM RESEARCH WORK SUPPORTED BY THE AWARD MUST CARRY SUITABLE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THE STFC BATTERIES NETWORK.