Nuclear Physics Research Grants

Nuclear Physics Research Grants support research in the areas of experimental and theoretical nuclear physics. Applications for work in these areas are assessed by the Nuclear Physics Grants Panel (NPGP).

NPGP Capital Equipment Call

There is a capital equipment call intended to augment the current consolidated grants (CG) support for nuclear physics groups. The intention is to help underpin the university infrastructure needed to sustain UK leadership in international R&D programmes and future projects, and enhance UK technology capability. In this call we particularly encourage proposals for larger or more strategic investments.

This call is for university infrastructure equipment and not hardware components which are integral to a new detector or running experiment. However, a piece of university equipment which is required to build the hardware for an experiment is acceptable where the applicant can demonstrate that the equipment has longer-term and/or wider application, and that it can be used to support future experiments.

The closing date for applications is 9 October 2018 at 4pm.

NPGP Call Guidance (PDF, 148 KB)

Consolidated Grants

The next consolidated grants round will be in 2020.

Statistics concerning the nuclear physics programme supported through the 2017 consolidated grants can be found on the Summary Statistics of Award 2017 document.

New Applicants scheme

This scheme is intended to provide support for newly appointed academic members of staff (lecturers or lecturer equivalent fellows) who have joined a department between grant reviews. For more information see the new applicants scheme (PDF, 72 KB) section of the Research Grants Handbook.

Conference and short course applications

Applications can be made at any time for contributions to the cost of organising conferences and workshops within the NPGP’s area of interest. Applications should include the following information:

  • The proposed programme and list of speakers
     
  • The likely benefits to the UK Nuclear Physics community of holding the conference or workshop
     
  • A budget setting out both costs and income, based on estimated attendance and contributions from other sources (both guaranteed and requested)

For information on how to apply please contact Jane Long.

STFC and EPSRC Position on Nuclear Physics Related Remits

STFC and EPSRC have provided a joint statement on nuclear physics related remits.

Nuclear Physics Research Grants support research in the areas of experimental and theoretical nuclear physics. Applications for work in these areas are assessed by the Nuclear Physics Grants Panel (NPGP).

Contact

Jenny Hiscock
Nuclear Physics Programme Manager
Tel: 01793 442151

Last updated: 05 November 2018

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