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Newton Fund Chile: International Cooperation Programme

As part of the Newton Fund, £4m has been allocated to UK-Chile research collaboration.

As the UK delivery partner for this initiative, Research Councils UK (RCUK) will work with Chile’s National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) to strengthen international networks between research centres, and to support the development of joint research between Chile and the UK.

Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) of Chile have recently announced the projects to be funded under the International Research call and the International Networking call. 

A total of £2.5m of joint funding has been allocated to these projects. Successful applicants have been informed by RCUK or CONICYT. 

Announcement of awards: International Research call

The International Research call was for the development of joint research projects between UK and Chilean researchers, with the aim of achieving global-standard scientific research. 
The International Research awards are listed here
Queries: international@rcuk.ac.uk 

Announcement of awards: International Networking call

The International Networking call was for mobility grants, to support training for Chileans in the UK, academic workshops in Chile, academic visits in both directions and for access to research infrastructure in the UK. Its aim is to support scientific networking between British and Chilean researchers, and so to contribute to the development of Chilean human resources in specific areas relevant to national development.
The International Networking awards are listed here
Queries: international@rcuk.ac.uk 

2014 Call for proposals: International Networking between Research Centres

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The academic ‘mobility grant’ is for short term visits: for training internships for Chileans in the UK, academic workshops in Chile, academic visits in both directions and for access to research infrastructure in the UK. Its aim is to support scientific networking between British and Chilean researchers, and so to contribute to the development of Chilean human resources in specific areas relevant to national development.

The maximum grant is around £18,000 ($CLP 16.500.000).

The application must be made to CONICYT by Chilean researchers/research groups, but must include the participation of a UK researcher who is the named Principal Investigator (PI), Co-Investigator (Co-I) or fellow, on an on-going or ‘active’ award funded by one of the Research Councils UK. The deadline for applications is 3 June 2014 at 1600hrs (Chilean continental time).

For further information, please consult the Frequently Asked Questions .

Please visit the CONICYT website for the application documents

For specific queries not answered in the FAQs, please contact the RCUK International Team: international@rcuk.ac.uk 

2014 Call for proposals: International Research Projects

PLEASE NOTE THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED ×

This call is for the development of joint research projects between UK and Chilean researchers. Its aim is to strengthen collaboration between teams of researchers in Chile and the UK with the aim of achieving global-standard scientific research, and contributing to the development of Chilean human resources in specific areas relevant to national development.

The maximum grant is around £55,000 ($CLP 50.000.000) per year for three years. The funding may be used for salaries for project participants, travel and living expenses for internships in the UK for Chilean researchers, travel and living expenses for visits to Chile for British researchers, equipment, consultancy, seminars etc.

The application must be made to CONICYT by Chilean researchers/research groups, but must include the participation of a UK researcher who the named Principal Investigator (PI), Co-Investigator (Co-I) or fellow, on an on-going or ‘active’ award funded by one of the Research Councils UK. The deadline for applications is 5 June 2014 at 1600hrs (Chilean continental time).

For further information, please consult the Frequently Asked Questions .

Please visit the CONICYT website for the application documents

For specific queries not answered in the FAQs, please contact the RCUK International Team: international@rcuk.ac.uk 


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