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UCL - U of T funding stream launched

UCL and the University of Toronto (U of T) are contributing matching funds to support collaborative research and education initiatives through a joint call for proposals.

Collaboration activities may be based on joint projects set up by faculty/staff members of both institutions, such as joint research or teaching projects or doctoral student mobility.


Projects must include participants from both U of T and UCL.

This call is for research or education proposals in the areas of mutual interest and complementary strengths.

All fields will be accepted and proposals related to the following fields are encouraged: Child Health, Cities, Education, Neuroscience, and Social Sciences.

Who is eligible?

Applications are open to UCL staff members with the following roles: 

  • Professor/Professorial Teaching Fellow or equivalent 
  • Reader or equivalent 
  • Senior Lecturer/Principal Researcher/Principal Research Associate/Senior Teaching Fellow or equivalent 
  • Lecturer/Senior Research Associate/Teaching Fellow or equivalent 
  • Post Doc/Researcher/Post Doc Fellow/Research Associate or equivalent – eligible provided the contract covers the spend and activity period
  • Applicants are not required to have a doctorate to apply, but do need to hold a role at one of the levels described above
  • PhD students are not eligible to apply. 

Value and duration:

Up to ten successful projects will receive up to £16,000 ($28,000 Canadian dollars) over a two-year period (£8,000 per year), beginning in November 2017.

The funding is intended to support expenses, including but not limited to costs related to the exchange between the institutions.

How to apply

Read the full guidance and apply here.

Proposals must be submitted by 8 September, 2017.

Apply now