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EqUIP launch - Call for collaborative research on sustainability, equity, wellbeing and cultural connections - 30 Nov 2017

Publication date: 
14 September 2017 (UK time)

The EU-India Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities (EqUIP) is pleased to announce its first research funding call.

The call aims to bring together social science and humanities funders in India and Europe to support excellent and innovative research on sustainability, equity, wellbeing and cultural connections. The emphasis of the research will be on Indian and European dimensions, in both contemporary and historical contexts.

With a total funding of €5.5 million, it is expected that six projects will be funded. Researchers from India, Finland, France, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom are invited to apply. Any UK institution participation would be funded through the GCRF.

The deadline for applications is 16.00 (UK time) on Thursday 30th November 2017.

Research proposals should focus on societal challenges facing both India and the respective European countries, with suggested themes including, but not limited to, sustainability, equity, wellbeing and cultural connections. Funders strongly encourage interdisciplinary approaches across the social sciences and humanities (SSH) to address the themes of this call.

More information can be found on ESRC’s website. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact equipcall@esrc.ac.uk

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