Grants

Research grants (over £500)

Academic staff may apply for BIRTHA funding to support an event or project which is of a developmental or interdisciplinary nature, or aims to promote and/or enhance research networks.

BIRTHA proposals should be submitted using the Research grants application form (Office document, 56kB). Proposals will be considered by the BIRTHA Executive Committee, which meets three times during the academic year.

Please note that applications for support for attending a conference or for individual research should be made to the faculty conference and research fund (UoB access only).

2014/15 deadlines are as follows:

  • Tuesday 14 October 2014
  • Tuesday 20 January 2015
  • Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Successful applicants must acknowledge the support received by BIRTHA in all promotional and press activity in accordance with the guidelines on BIRTHA's visual identity.

Small grants (under £500)

Applicable to academic staff only (teaching fellows are not eligible to apply).

The small grants scheme is light-touch and allows for a swift response. Requests for funds under £500 may be submitted at any time during the academic year, and will be considered by the BIRTHA Director who will usually be able to give a response within a few days. Requests should be submitted using the Small grants application form (Office document, 55kB) and sent to Sam Barlow. Please note all proposals must be over £100, anything under this amount should be referred to departments.

Funds need to be spent by the financial year end.

Please note that applications for support for attending a conference or for individual research should be made to the Faculty conference and research fund (UoB access only).

Applications deadline: none

Successful applicants must acknowledge the support received by BIRTHA in all promotional and press activity in accordance with the guidelines on BIRTHA's visual identity.