The Research Councils UK (RCUK), the Indonesia Science Fund (DIPI), the Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education Republic of Indonesia (Ristekdikti), the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE), the Department of Science and Technology Philippines (DOST), and the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) are pleased to invite applications to the UK – Southeast Asia Small Scale Research Partnerships Call for Proposals 2016.
This initiative will provide funding for flexible short-term support for high-quality, collaborative research which address the following topics:
- Creative Economy and Cultural Heritage
- Energy – Food – Water-Environment Nexus
- Mental Health
- Capacity Building in Big Data and Technology Development through Astronomy
- Skills for using Large Facilities
The aim is to deliver research that will provide new insights and stimulate creative thinking to tackle real world problems and that will contribute to the economic development and welfare of Southeast Asia. The longer term objective is to establish sustainable collaborations between UK and Southeast Asian researchers that will increase the competitiveness of these researchers in gaining funds for excellent research in future funding calls, either under the Newton Fund or through other routes.
Please note different Southeast Asian partners are taking part in different topics. Please see the chart below for clarification of which country is involved in each topic.