UCL Grand Challenges



Please note the following are excluded from our scheme:

  • Activities that will incur costs after 31 July 2023. Use of awarded funds cannot be deferred to a later period and cannot be reinstated by UCL Grand Challenges
  • Extensions of previous small grants activities
  • Studies in basic science or research that is exclusively lab-based
  • Where the main purpose of the application is to attend an overseas conference or to pay for overseas travel
  • Article processing charges (publication fees)
  • Academic fees, maintenance costs and bench fees. The First and Second Applicants are expected to work on a pro-bono basis. UKRI staff replacement or teaching “buy out” are not admissible costs in applications for GC small grants.