Thursday, 4 October 2012

Call for Proposals for Programmes of Knowledge Exchange

The Scottish Universities Insight Institute invites submissions for Knowledge Exchange programmes to be held in the Institute in the period March to September 2013.


Scottish Insight will support at least 3 programmes as a result of this call. Programmes should:

> address substantial issues that face Scotland and the wider world;

> require a multi-disciplinary approach and the input of policy-maker and/or practitioner knowledge;

> marshal the existing knowledge of participants and deploy their experience in fresh ways;

> be productively addressed through a schedule of activities during a period of up to 4 months; and

> have the capacity to extend knowledge and inform policy and/or practice.

Programme participants should include international expertise.  Organising teams must include members employed at 2 of our partner universities. The universities financially sponsoring these programmes are the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Stirling and Strathclyde. Academics from other Scottish universities may participate but not lead programmes. Full details of eligibility criteria in the Guidelines for Applicants.

Application guidelines and application forms can be downloaded at:

key dates

Deadline for Registering Interest: 23:59hrs, Friday 19th October 2012

Deadline for submitting a Proposal: 5pm, Friday 30th November 2012

Funding decision made by: Week beginning 17th December 2012

About the Institute

Scottish Insight's physical space in central Glasgow has been purpose-designed to promote multi-disciplinary interactions. In it's pilot phase, the Institute was hosted and supported by the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow as the Institute for Advance Studies. Since autumn 2010, the Institute operates under the name Scottish Universities Insight Institute, reflecting its collaborative status. This Call is issued on behalf of the partner universities.

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