UCL Grand Challenges


Small Grants

Grand Challenges Small Grants 2018

Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities - Small Grants 2018

£4,000 awards for cross-disciplinary collaborations.

  • We support collaborations across UCL faculties or between a researcher and a member of UCL Professional Services
  • We are looking for teams who can use academic insights to address current social issues.
  • We can fund activities between 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019.
  • We encourage proposals that address the Grand Challenges "Priority Themes". We also welcome proposals demonstrating innovative 'grass-roots' cross-disciplinary responses to other issues of major contemporary concern (even if not readily bracketed within a Priority Theme).
  • Applications must be led by UCL academic staff members (honorary researchers included) at postdoctoral level (or equivalent) or above. Read the full eligibility criteria.

Sustainable Cities Priority Themes:

  • Transformative Cities
  • Future Cities
  • Rethinking Housing
  • Resourcing Cities

Deadline for Small Grants Applications

9am Monday, 28th May 2018

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