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Pre-announcement: ESRC-ICSSR Call for Collaborative Research on Urban Transformations in India

The UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) are delighted to pre-announce a joint call for collaborative projects to enhance the understanding of urban issues in India and achieve economic and social impact.

April 21, 2017
Pre-announcement: First joint research call on 'Sustainability, Equity, Wellbeing and Cultural Connections'

The Indo-European joint call for research on Sustainability, equity, wellbeing and cultural connections’ will be launched at an event in Brussels on the 24-25 April 2017. The event will bring together research funders, academia and policy makers from India and European partner countries.

April 21, 2017
RCUK programmes highlighted at the first India-UK bilateral energy dialogue

The UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, led the first India-UK bilateral Energy Dialogue ‘Energy for Growth’, on 6-7 April 2017 in New Delhi.

April 19, 2017
Taking India collaboration in social sciences and humanities to the next level

The EU-India Social Sciences and Humanities Platform (EqUIP) is an EU funded programme strengthening the partnership and knowledge sharing between European countries and India in the social sciences, arts and humanities (SSH).

March 26, 2017
India and the UK invite joint proposals for Water Quality Research March 2017

The UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in partnership with India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) are delighted to invite joint proposals to a new 3-year research programme to improve water quality.

March 12, 2017
EPSRC-ESRC-DST joint call: Energy Demand Reduction in the Built Environment

The UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) jointly invite proposals for research projects focussing on reducing energy demand in the built environment as part of the Newton-Bhabha Fund.

February 6, 2017
UK-India Research to address health needs of women and children

The UK’s Medical Research Council (MRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and Department of International Development (DFID) in partnership with India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) have launched the second phase of the Global Research Programme (GRP) addressing the health needs of women and children globally.

February 5, 2017

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