The RSE’s funding aims to:

Attract and retain those with outstanding potential to establish their careers in Scotland.

Encourage enterprise, innovation and the commercialisation of technology-based ideas coming from academic research.

Develop international collaboration and enable participation in international research programmes.

in 2023:

687 applications were received

£1.34 million was awarded

17 of the 19 Scottish higher education institutes were represented by lead researchers

54 international collaborations were enabled

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Latest Funding and collaboration news

RSE Research Workshops awardee Dr Andrew Jennings discusses his project: The Scottish Island Futures – 2050 and Beyond.
The RSE announces 60 exceptional research projects that have been selected at the autumn 2024 Research Awards programme call.
The spring 2024 RSE Research Awards programme opens today, providing funding opportunities for all academic disciplines and across all career stages.
The autumn 2023 RSE Research Awards programme opens today, providing funding opportunities for all academic disciplines and across all career stages.
Dr Emily Draper of the Young Academy of Scotland speaks about her drive to understand how the world works, and her commitment to helping women in chemistry, as she receives her RSE Lady Margaret Moir Medal.
Academics have been honoured for their outstanding achievements, attending an RSE Medals Ceremony at the Society this week.