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British Council’s Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshops for Early Career Researchers: Apply by Aug 9

By: Usha | 19 Jul 2019 5:26 PM

Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research.

Once funded, grants are available for early-career researchers in the UK and the country hosting the workshop to attend. These grants are funded under the Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), together with partner funders from around the world.

The Fund aims to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations.

Partner Countries


Eligibility Criteria 
  • Leading or Established Researchers can apply to be Principal Applicants (as defined by the EC – download information here ).
  • 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 (in the Downloads section).

Other eligibility criteria apply – for full eligibility criteria, please read the guidelines document given here.

How to apply

Apply online at this page.

Deadline: 9 August 2019, 16:00 UK time


If you have any questions, please contact

In your email, please specify that you are enquiring about the Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshops call.

For full details, visit the official website by clicking here.


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