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£30-50k Funding Available Through Global Research Challenge 2015 – Future Cities

Expression of interest deadline is 12 June 2015.

Arup would like to invite every member of the Arup community to consider participating in their Global Research Challenge this year. It is an annual award which aims at increasing the breadth and depth of our knowledge in specifically chosen areas. It is open to all current Arupians and external collaborators to conduct collaborative research with colleagues across regions, in other companies or academic institutions. This year we are focusing on four areas:

·        Enabling the urban circular economy

·        Evidence-based decision making in cities

·        Low carbon multimodal mobility

·        New approaches to financing city infrastructure

See information pack for further detail.

The topics have been selected with our Global Businesses and are focused on enabling cross regional and multidisciplinary collaboration. We anticipate funding between five and eight projects with budgets ranging from £30k to £50k.

For further information on the topics and how to apply please follow the link Research Challenge

To submit your expression of interest, please email the completed application form to by 12 June 2015. Entries will be evaluated by the Arup Research Fund assessors and full applications will be due by 17 July 2015.

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