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Funding for teaching projects and equipment now available

5 September 2013

Applications are being invited for the Teaching Equipment Fund and Teaching Innovations Grant.

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Two sources of funding for teaching-related equipment and projects have been opened for 2013-2014 applications.

The Teaching Innovations Grant can assist departments wishing to either create new projects or develop existing ones. Grants are typically up to £5,000, although applications for larger sums will be considered. Ideas should focus on one or more of the institutional priorities for teaching and learning.

The Teaching Equipment Fund is there to help departments invest in discipline-specific equipment that will enhance the student learning experience. Departments are expected to contribute 50% towards the cost. 

The deadline for applications to both funding streams is Friday 29 November 2013. All queries and applications should be emailed to

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