Funding is available to support ODA compliant research activites that are within EPSRC remit. Funding is available for:

  • Research projects which are compliant with ODA guidelines (multidisciplinary projects may be supported as long as the majority of the work proposed is within the EPSRC remit);
  • Pump-priming projects in new areas or building on existing collaborations which are compliant with ODA guidelines.

EPSRC Global Challenges Research Fund Guidance

All applications must complete an EPSRC Global Challenges Research Fund cover sheet

Deadline for applications 1700 (GMT) 30th June 2016

Applications should be submitted to

Activites must be completed by 31st March 2017, however, successful projects are expected to be able to spend 75% of their allocated budget by 31st December 2016


Global Challenges Research Fund Review Group 

Applications to this call will be assessed by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Review Group.  The Group will review all applications received, then make funding recommendations, which the Chair will then take to the Cross-College Research Proposals Review Group for final approval of decisions.

The membership of the GCRF Review Group is cross-Faculty and is as follows:

  1. Professor Nigel Brandon (Chair)  
  2. Professor Terry Tetley
  3. Professor Jeremy Woods
  4. Professor Erol Gelenbe
  5. Dr Michael Templeton