Research and Mobility Funding

The Open University Graduate School

Applicants must be postgraduate research students at the Open University or one of its Affiliated Research Centres.

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De la Universidad/es: Open University

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  2. Evaluación de solicitudes
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  3. Publicación de resultados


Requisitos

Assessment Criteria

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  1. Network: A clear link to an institution within the Santander Universities Network. Richness of the collaboration in terms of exchange and interaction (as compared to a transactional relationship).
  2. Quality: of the research activity proposed. Interdisciplinary research proposals are encouraged and treated equally.
  3. Confidence of delivery: The feasibility of completing the activity within the timeframe.
  4. Value for money: Evidence of the ‘reach’ of the funding (in terms of beneficiaries from the award) are encouraged. Leveraging of other external funding.
  5. Legacy: How the collaboration will contribute to the OU research environment (e.g. potential for collaborative publications or credible follow-on collaborations, including future collaborations on external research grants)
  6. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate evidence that their involvement in the proposed research activity would constitute widening participation (according to The Open University Access and Participation Plan 19/20). Target groups include:
  7. Students from low socio-economic backgrounds
  8. Black African and black Caribbean students
  9. Disabled students
  10. Carers, care leavers or care experienced leavers
  11. Students with low previous educational qualifications (LPEQs)

Assessment Criteria

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  1. Network: A clear link to an institution within the Santander Universities Network. Richness of the collaboration in terms of exchange and interaction (as compared to a transactional relationship).
  2. Quality: of the research activity proposed. Interdisciplinary research proposals are encouraged and treated equally.
  3. Confidence of delivery: The feasibility of completing the activity within the timeframe.
  4. Value for money: Evidence of the ‘reach’ of the funding (in terms of beneficiaries from the award) are encouraged. Leveraging of other external funding.
  5. Legacy: How the collaboration will contribute to the OU research environment (e.g. potential for collaborative publications or credible follow-on collaborations, including future collaborations on external research grants)
  6. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate evidence that their involvement in the proposed research activity would constitute widening participation (according to The Open University Access and Participation Plan 19/20). Target groups include:
  7. Students from low socio-economic backgrounds
  8. Black African and black Caribbean students
  9. Disabled students
  10. Carers, care leavers or care experienced leavers
  11. Students with low previous educational qualifications (LPEQs)



Información General

Descripción de la beca:

These awards (up to £1,250 each) are available to enable OU research students to further their research through exchange and collaboration with researchers from other institutions within the Santander Universities network. This funding stream could be used to carry out a research activity with a partner(s) either here or overseas.

Duración de la beca: Academic Year
Importe: £1,250
¿Qué incluye la beca?
Número de becas ofrecidas: 25
Información Adicional:

Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed regularly. Funding is split proportionately between Faculties and Affiliated Research Centres and the funding position is reviewed quarterly.


  1. Inscripciones abiertas
    Del null al null

  2. Evaluación de solicitudes
    Del null al null

  3. Publicación de resultados