Tohoku University and UCL Announce Matching Strategic Partner Funds for Academic Year 2020

Tohoku University and University College London (UCL) are once again contributing matching funds to support research and exchange activities jointly conducted by researchers at both universities beginning next academic year.

In order to qualify for funding consideration, proposals must be in areas of mutual interest that will strengthen the partnership between Tohoku University and UCL, and must include participants from both institutions.

If you wish to apply for this second round of funding, please do so through UCL's online application form by January 17, 2020, after consulting with your colleague(s) from UCL on the content of your application.

Online applications will be processed by researchers at UCL, who will act as the projects' representatives.

Online Application Period:

From November 22, 2019 (Fri) to January 17, 2020 (Fri)

Research Areas:

Applications from all fields are welcome. Priority will be given to proposals from the following fields: Disaster Science, Neuroscience, Materials Science, Data Science, Higher Education, Equality and Diversity, and Ageing.

Funding Period:

From April 1, 2020 (Wed) to March 31, 2021 (Wed)
※However, due to both universities' financial years being different, the funding periods at each university will differ.

Application Guidelines
Application Form
UCL Website

The third round of funding is scheduled to run from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. The call for applications for that round is scheduled to begin in July 2020 and conclude in October 2020.

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