The British Academy has launched a new, competitive research funding call, Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business, in partnership with the Department for International Development (DfID).
This programme will fund excellent, policy-oriented research, aimed at addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advancing the UK’s Aid Strategy, including a particular focus on Sustainable Development Goal 8.7 (SDG 8.7).
SDG 8.7 is about taking immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour.
Funding & Duration
Projects must be up to 16 months in duration, with a maximum value of £200,000 (approx. AUD $335,000).
Projects will start no later than 15 November 2017.
Applicants are encouraged to include Co-Applicants from developing countries. PIs and Co-Applicants must have at least three years postdoctoral (or equivalent) research experience.
This programme is open to researchers based at eligible UK and overseas institutions.
All projects are required to demonstrate that they are ODA-eligible [PDF].
Only research that has a primary objective which is directly relevant to the problems of developing countries may be counted as ODA.
Submission Requirements & Due Date
- Applications must be submitted for internal review by 12 July 2017
- Please complete your RFR through ResearchMaster and when prompted to Select Fund Scheme use Fund Scheme code 9999 (Other)
- Submit an Application to Research Services for Review