The Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is now officially named the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), Taiwan.
This call seeks to improve the connectivity between UK and Taiwan social science research communities, by providing funding to groups of researchers to foster the development of relationships.
Proposals should contain a UK component, to be funded by ESRC, and a Taiwan component, to be funded by MOST.
This page provides details on the UK component of the proposal, to be submitted to ESRC. A corresponding Taiwan component of the proposal must be submitted to MOST. These two separate applications must contain a common document detailing the jointly developed programme of work.
Applications to ESRC for the UK component must be submitted by a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.
Proposals may be submitted in any area of the social sciences. The application must be within both ESRC’s and MOST’s remit.
The total budget for the UK component of this call is £250,000 (80% of the full economic cost (fEC) will be funded by ESRC) and NT$12,400,000 is available for the Taiwan component of the call (100% of costs will be funded by MOST).