The Emerging Minds network is working across sectors and disciplines to tackle 4 Research Challenges.
In 2021 we are focusing particularly on our ‘Voices, Power & Attitudes’ research challenge which was identified as a priority in our original consultation workshops with stakeholders. No research projects focused on this research challenge were funded in our first funding call.
We would like to invite research proposals addressing the following questions:
What is the impact of racism on the mental health of children & young people in the UK?
What interventions will be effective in addressing racism in ways that will benefit children and young people’s mental health?
We would like to receive research proposals to address these questions and in particular, the priorities addressed by young people and those who support them in workshops carried out in January 2021.
We would also encourage applicants to consider how their proposal could also help address the wider goals of our Voices, Power & Attitudes research challenge.
Key dates & deadlines
Find out more
23 March 2021, 1-2pm
We hosted a virtual information webinar about this funding call to discuss the details and answer questions.
To catch up with the recordings, listen to our podcast edition of the session:
Expression of interest
29 April 2021, 9am
Expressing interest is optional! You can still submit a full application without having expressed interest at this stage. This is a chance to tell us about your project idea and/or the experience and expertise that you can offer. We will review all expressions of interest and provide feedback to you by 14 May 2021. We can also introduce you to potential collaborators if that is helpful to you.
Submitting your final application
14 June 2021, 9am
Application form and guidance on how to apply (including important financial guidance on putting together your budget)
Interviews with shortlisted research teams
Week beginning 5 July 2021
Funding Call Overview
Funded projects will need to be delivered within 12 months beginning by September 2021 and completed by September 2022 at the latest.
The total funding available that we anticipate sharing in this funding call is £70,000. We anticipate that this will be to fund two projects with up to £35,000 each or one project with up to £70,000.
We want to fund projects which are collaborations across disciplines and sectors and we strongly encourage collaborations with the voluntary and community sector and/ or lived experience led groups.
However, consistent with UKRI guidelines, the project lead or one of the co-leads must be based at a UK Higher Education Institution (HEI) as the funding can only be directly transferred to a UK HEI.
Each individual can be a lead applicant on just one application in this funding round although an individual or organisation can get involved in the project teams of an unlimited number of proposed projects.
We have already held our Priority Setting Workshop entitled, ‘Racism & mental health of children & young people – what do we need to know to make a difference?‘
Please do get in touch at email@example.com if you have any questions or would like to find out more.