Funding

Please note that all funds under this initiative have now been allocated - this page is for archive purposes only. Key dates

Deadline for applications: 1st of each month, until all funds disbursed. This fund is now closed.

Funding decision made: two weeks after deadline

Impact Event: TBC

Fund spending deadline: 31st March 2018

EPSRC has awarded £100K to the Software Sustainability Institute and the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) to build links and network with the USA HPC communities, announced toda

Much research software starts its life thanks to a research grant. But what happens when your code proves useful and you want to extend it or ruggedise it for release to the wider community? Research grants generally can't help because they focus on solving research problems, not improving code. Who should you turn to?

We're putting together a list of funders and funding calls who can help with the costs of improving code. This list is not comprehensive, but we'd like it to be. If you know of other sources for this type of funding, please let us know and we'll add them to the list…

By Mike Jackson, Software Architect.

The Software Sustainability Institute, a team of experts from the universities of Edinburgh, Manchester, Oxford and Southampton, who are committed to cultivating world-class research through software, has received £3.5m funding to continue its valuable support for the UK's research software community.

Two new funders, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), have joined forces with the Institute's original funder, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to continue to invest in…

The Mozilla Fellowships for Science present a unique opportunity for researchers who want to influence the future of open science and data sharing within their communities.

Apply now to become an inaugural 2015 Mozilla Fellow for Science. The application call is now open. It will remain open until 14 August 2015 at 11:59PM EDT. More information on how to apply can be found below.

We're looking for researchers with a passion for open source and data sharing, already working to shift research practice to be more collaborative, iterative and open. Fellows will spend 10…

There have been a number of questions asked about the recently announced Research Software Engineer Fellowship.

Our campaign for Research Software Engineers (RSEs) has always benefited from the help and support of the EPSRC. Today the EPSRC announced a new call that will make a huge difference to the UK Research Community: Fellowships for Research Software Engineers.

The call will support Research Software Engineer Fellowships for a period of up to five years. The RSE Fellowship describes exceptional individuals with combined expertise in programming and a solid knowledge of the research environment. The Research Software Engineer works with researchers to gain an understanding of the…

Much research software starts its life thanks to a research grant. But what happens when your code proves useful and you want to extend it or ruggedise it for release to the wider community? Research grants generally can't help because they focus on solving research problems, not improving code. Who should you turn to?

We're putting together a list of funders and funding calls who can help with the costs of improving code. Take a look at our list, and if you'd like to add to it, let us know.

EPSRC has highlighted the importance of software development, and the need to invest in people and training.

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