The Office of the Vice-President for Research in conjunction with the Library have subscribed to the online research funding opportunities service provided by ResearchProfessional, the world's leading publisher of news and information for the international research community.

The Funding opportunities database has been designed so that it’s easy for occasional users but offers complex search options for regular users. Opportunities can be browsed by Sponsor, by discipline, type of sponsor, purpose of award, by deadline, eligibility, etc.  Records include a detailed abstract of the opportunity including details of eligibility requirements, deadline, the original text of the call (where available); and links to the application form and specific page of the sponsor's web site. Note: You will only see funding opportunities that you are eligible to apply for.

ResearchProfessional has the world’s largest team of journalists dedicated to reporting on research policy. They cover developments from the major funding agencies, parliament, government departments with research interests, charities, companies, government laboratories and the leading research universities.

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