Funding opportunities

The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) offers a framework of project support through its small central secretariat and network of local WUN coordinators. WUN does not fund research projects directly, but offers development or 'seed funding' for selected collaborations which demonstrate potential in the longer term to become self-sustaining and deliver benefits to the WUN partners. University of Bristol researchers are invited to participate in the following schemes:

In Bristol, the University Research Committee is responsible for allocating funds. Priority is given to well defined proposals which aim to create new international research links or develop existing ones, and which demonstrate a clear potential to deliver long-term benefits to the University of Bristol.

Applications from staff and students at the University of Bristol are welcome from all academic areas. To discuss support for working with our WUN partners, please contact the Bristol IAS/WUN Development Manager, Dr Susan Jim (