University of Brighton Rising Stars

University of Brighton Rising Stars

University of Brighton Rising Stars, The University is pleased to announce the fifth round of the internally-funded Rising-Stars Initiative. Awards of up to £10,000 each are being offered to assist researchers in gaining experience of managing and leading their own research projects. Rising-Stars awards are intended as seed corn funding to support projects that are designed to leverage external funding, and which would make a step change to researchers’ careers.

The scheme is a university-wide initiative, and applications are invited from academic and research staff from all Schools and Colleges. Rising-stars may be at any stage of their academic career, but priority will be given to researchers at the start of their career.

The deadline for applications is Friday 24th February 2017, and the application form and guidance notes on how to apply are available here –

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The Scheme is competitive with awards being made on the basis of merit, and a panel will meet in March 2017 to assess the applications and make the awards


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