Grants and Research Funding

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THE BRITISH ACADEMY: HUMANITIES RESEARCH BOARD

Research Leave Scheme 1997–8

The British Academy has announced details of another round of awards under its research leave scheme for academic staff in the humanities. Awards are for one term.

Applications should be submitted through the college (for CUF and special non-CUF lecturers); or through the University (for other university academic staff). Detailed consideration of the implications of any successful application will be undertaken in due course by both the University and the college in the case of those holding joint appointments.

Application forms and further details about the scheme are available from senior tutors or from the appropriate faculty board secretaries.

The academy's closing date for the receipt of applications is 1 November 1996.

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Larger Research Grants

The British Academy's Humanities Research Board is inviting applications for larger research grants. The grants are for sums in excess of £5,000 and are typically used to fund a research assistant. Further details can be found in the `Guide to Awards in Humanities and Social Sciences' which is issued by the Academy. The deadline for receipt of applications is 30 SEPTEMBER 1996. Results are expected to be available after the awarding committee has met in February 1997 and grants are expected to begin after 1 April 1997.

Further information can be obtained from Elizabeth Ollard, the British Academy, 20–1 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 2QT (telephone: 0171-487 5966).

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Guide to Awards in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1996–7 edition

The 1996–7 edition of the joint British Academy/HRB Guide to Awards in the Humanities and Social Sciences, together with application forms, will be available from the Research Grants Office (telephone: (2)70146) in August. Any specific queries arising from the guide should be addressed to the relevant contact at the British Academy, 20–1 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 2QT (telephone: 0171-487 5966), as indicated below:

ELIZABETH OLLARD for:

JOANNE SHAW or ELIZABETH AGNEW for British and Overseas Conference Grants. Deadlines 30 September, 30 November, 28 February and 30 April.

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