Next responsive mode application deadline: 24 September 2014, 4pm
Applications for grant funding can be made to the Research Committees under our responsive mode scheme, on any topic within our portfolio.
- Be completed using the Joint Electronic Submission system (Je-S)
- Applicants should select:
- Council: BBSRC
- Doc Type: Standard Proposal
- Scheme: Responsive Mode
- Call/Type/Mode: Responsive Mode – 24 September 2014, 4pm
- Be submitted before 4pm on the day of the application deadline. No extensions to deadlines will be accepted. We recommend you submit well in advance of the application deadline
- Nominate a Research Committee to review the application. Our scientifically-qualified staff will perform a remit check and make a final decision on which Committee will peer review the application. This decision is final and you will be informed once funding decisions have been finalised
Responsive mode deadlines
Application deadlines and Committee meeting dates
|Application deadline||Committee meeting dates
(when applications are assessed)
|Committee Chairs meeting dates|
|29 April 2014, 4pm||23-24 September 2014||29 October 2014|
|24 September 2014, 4pm||18-19 February 2015||TBC|
|8 January 2015, 4pm||21-22 May 2015||TBC|
Note for applicants: Please do not contact us after the Committee meeting about the success of your application. We operate a strict policy not to provide this information prior to a final funding decision made by the Committee Chairs, who meet approximately 1 month after the last Committee meeting.
You will be formally contacted, shortly following the Committee Chairs meeting, by the office regarding the outcome of your application once the final funding decision has been confirmed.
Strategic longer larger grants
Timeline for 2014 outline applications
|Outline call launched||6 January 2014|
|Application deadline for outline proposals||9 April 2014 (closed)|
|Outline proposals assessed by Strategic LoLa Committee||2-3 July 2014|
|Outcomes and feedback to successful applicants||September 2014 (date TBC)|
|Application deadline for full proposals||January 2015 (date TBC)|
|Full proposals assessed by Committees A, B, C, D||May 2015 (date TBC)|
|Full proposals assessed by Strategic LoLa Committee||June 2015 (date TBC)|
Timeline for 2014 full proposal (invite only) applications
|Application deadline for outline proposals||9 January 2014 (closed)|
|Full proposals assessed by Committees A, B, C, D||20-21 May 2014|
|Full proposals assessed by Strategic LoLa Committee||June 2014 (date TBC)|
Specific initiatives open for applications can be found on our special opportunities page.
The following are open to applications:
- Returners to research fellowships – application deadline: apply at any time
- The are currently no studentship calls open.