Worldwide Universities Network RDF Call for Proposals 2017


Dear Researchers

Applications are now being accepted for the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Development Fund 2017.  Please see attached guidelines and proposal form for further details on eligibility.  Closing date for proposals is 2pm Monday 28 August 2017

Please do not hesitate to contact Deborah McAllister for further details if required

This year’s call for WUN RDF applications contains a couple of changes from previous years.  Key points to note are:

  • Proposals of up to GBP 10,000 per bid, matched funded by lead and partner institutions
  • Maximum 2 proposal from each member university as lead (no limit on number as partner researchers)


Further information can be found on the Network-related funding page and in the attached RDF Guidelines and Proposal Form.


Please note the revised timeline for selecting Auckland’s lead proposals:

Closing date for proposals

2pm, Monday 28 August 2017


Short proposal presentations

1-3pm, Monday 4 September 2017


Notification of outcome

Friday 8 September 2017


Bid development



WUN submission deadline

27 October 2017