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TORCH International Partnership Scheme 2019, UK

Publish Date: Feb 14, 2019

Deadline: Feb 21, 2019


This scheme aims to encourage and support collaborations between Oxford researchers in the humanities and international partners. Projects must be strategically shaped to support the wider research environment and multiple areas within the University. Funds are typically for around £2,000-3,000, but projects will be considered for up to £10,000 for larger cross-divisional submissions or where matching funding is available.

Funds need to be spent by 31 July 2019.

Assessment criteria:

• Clearly explain the context and rationale for the proposed International Partnership;

• Please give details of how the proposed collaboration will contribute to the strategic aims and activities of the Humanities Division and University as a whole;

• Provide a clear timeline for the planned activity for the International partnership;

• Be appropriately costed in detail;

• Show what other funds have been raised externally and/or funds raised internally;

Details for applicants:

Applicants: This scheme is for postholders. Applications can be from more than one applicant if relevant to the project

Budget: Costs that can be included in the budget can include relevant and appropriate travel and accommodation costs (that meet the University guidelines), buy-out (with permission of relevant College/Faculty), research assistant/other staff costs. All casually-paid research and project assistance should be costed at the recommended Divisional rates.

Project start date: Projects should begin as soon as possible after notification of being awarded, and all costs be within the end date of 31 July 2019.

Web-presence: all awardees are required to share updates on their project, which will be shared on the TORCH website.

Publicity: Where applicable, it is expected that award holders communicate with TORCH and the Press Office about their project, and consider writing for The Conversation.

Report: Awardees are required to complete a brief report after their grant has finished.

Legacy: The application should also indicate what future opportunities the proposed project may lead to, particularly future strategic research collaborations, but also if there are publication plans.

What is the legacy for the proposed project; what new connections will be established, and what the fit is with any existing projects, networks or programmes.

Please contact Prof Johannes Zachhuber (Divisional Lead for European Partnerships) or Lidia Zanetti Domingues (TORCH International Officer) with queries.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

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