Grants and Research Funding

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HAYTER FUND

Grants from the Hayter Fund are made to members of the University's academic staff for travel and research purposes connected with the languages and the economic, social, and political development of the following areas: the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, East Asia, and Latin America. Application forms and further details are available from Mrs A. Slater, the Oriental ILnstitute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE (e-mail: alix.slater@orinst.ox.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is the end of fifth week in each term.

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SASAKAWA FUND

Applications are invited for grants from the Sasakawa Fund, to be applied to `the advancement within the University of knowledge and understanding of Japan by way of academic contact and exchange between members of the University and citizens of Japan'. Further details may be obtained from the Secretary of the Board of Management of the Sasakawa Fund, the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, to whom applications should be returned by the end of fourth week in each term.

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RADHAKRISHNAN MEMORIAL BEQUEST

The Trustees of the Radhakrishnan Bequest may make small grants to students at Oxford who are citizens of the Republic of India, and who, because of unexpected difficulties, need financial assistance to complete the qualifications for which they are registered. Grants will not normally be made to those near the beginning of their courses of study. Application forms may be obtained from the Secretary of the Radhakrishnan Memorial Bequest, the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday of Week 6 in Trinity Term.

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THE LEVERHULME TRUST

Research Programmes

The Leverhulme Trustees invite applications from teams of established researchers for grants to meet the costs of a substantial major research undertaking in each of the following areas: (1) the social/economic impact of information and communication technology; (2) cognition, learning, education, and artificial intelligence; (3) long-term settlement in the ancient world.

Proposed research programmes should typically be designed to last for up to five years at a total cost of no more than £1,250,000.

A detailed description of the topics is now available on the trust's Web site at http@//www.leverhulme.org.uk/programmes.html. An application pack may be obtained by writing, enclosing a self-addressed A4 envelope stamped for 100g, to Research Programmes, the Leverhulme Trust, 1 Pemberton Row, London EC4A 3BG.

The Leverhulme Trust is registered charity no. 288371.

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