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Public Policy Challenge Fund:

We’re delighted to announce the re-opening of the Public Policy Challenge Fund, offering awards of up to £50,000 to support collaboration between researchers at Oxford and their partners in the policymaking community.

Previous awards have involved policy partners in local and central government, parliament, and civil society, and addressed a range of public policy challenges, including those related to climate change, the economy, health, international development, migration, and peace and security.

The new call is open to academics and researchers in any department or faculty at the University, regardless of career stage or level of experience in policy engagement. Applications from researchers in the Humanities and Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Divisions are particularly encouraged.

All projects must include at least one non-academic partner in the policymaking community. Projects can start any time after August 2023 and end any time before 31 July 2025. Fixed-term researchers with a contract lasting less than 6 months beyond the end date of the proposed project may apply as co-applicants, as may DPhil students. For more details, including on eligibility and where to get support, check out the call for proposals.

Further details here.

Deadline: 10 July 2023

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