For emerging academics, taking part in an international conference can have a profound impact on their teaching and research. Conferences are a chance to share research, learn about the latest developments in an area of work, and build valuable professional networks. Researchers find themselves better informed and better connected with new knowledge that can be shared and multiplied amongst colleagues and students.
Early Career Conference Grants help to ensure that more emerging researchers – and the universities that employ them – can benefit from these valuable opportunities.
The 2021 Early Career Conference Grants covered the cost of attending virtual and in-person conferences.
For virtual conferences, the grants cover:
For in-person conferences, the grants cover up to GBP 2,000 to fund:
Applications have now closed.