Biochemical Society: Diversity in Science Grant

Biochemical Society


Grant amount: Up to £1,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 31, 2019

Applicant type: Organizations Nonprofit Indigenous Group Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Biochemical Society exists to promote biochemistry and the molecular biosciences, and to represent the interests of all those working within the sector. The Society recognizes that the discipline of 'biochemistry' encompasses the entire breadth of cellular and molecular life sciences and this is reflected in the range of our activities. One of our priorities is actively addressing the issues surrounding fostering diversity in science, through increasing awareness of this subject and promoting systems through which the surrounding issues can be effectively addressed. The Biochemical Society believes that the scientific workforce should reflect the make-up of UK society and thus include fair representation from groups which have been traditionally disadvantaged. Individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, certain ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities are all currently under-represented in education, training and employment related to science.

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Eligibility:

  • Applications must be done through FluidReview. If you do not have a FluidReview account, you will need to set one up.Once you have signed up, you will receive an email with a link to follow in order to continue.By submitting an application, you declare that all the information you provide is true to the best of your knowledge.
  • You confirm that the organisation(s) named are aware and supportive of this application and have given you the authority to use their name.
  • In exceptional circumstances, at its discretion, the Society may also award for individual projects.
  • As an international Learned Society we are happy to consider applications from outside of the United Kingdom.
  • As part of your application, you will need to demonstrate an understanding of the issues and challenges pertaining to diversity in science and the effectiveness of the proposal to address these issues and challenges.

Preferences:

  • Potential uses for the grant include events or activities to encourage diversity in science or research into diversity within the science sector.

Ineligibility:

  • Previous grant winners are not eligible to apply for a new grant if a report on the previous project hasn't been submitted by 1 September 2016.
  • Multiple projects from the same lead partner.
  • Projects duplicating existing research for which new research would not add value or insight.
  • Any expenses incurred before receipt of an offer letter.


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