ESRC Working with Brazilian researchers

UK Research and Innovation

Rolling deadline
£350,000 - £1,000,000
R&D and Higher Education
Education, Skills Building and Training Research, Development and Innovation

You can apply to work with overseas researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Collaborative work is governed by an agreement between UKRI and FAPESP.

You can get between £350,000 and £1 million (full economic cost) from ESRC for the UK part of the project. Proposals approved for funding will be financially supported by ESRC and FAPESP.

You can submit collaborative research proposals in any area of the social sciences within the remit of both ESRC and FAPESP.

There is no deadline, and we will accept proposals on an ongoing basis.

You can submit a collaborative research proposal in any area of the social sciences within the remit of ESRC and FAPESP.

ESRC supports excellent research in:

  • demography and social statistics, methods and computing
  • development studies, human geography and environmental planning
  • economics, management and business studies
  • education, social anthropology, and linguistics
  • law, economic and social history
  • politics and international relations
  • psychology and sociology
  • science and technology studies
  • social policy and social work.

Find out more about the research areas supported by ESRC and FAPESP.


UK partners

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • are a member of a recognised UK research organisation or have an offer of support (including use of facilities) from a recognised research organisation
  • live within reasonable travelling distance of the research organisation
  • take responsibility for directing the research and will be actively involved in carrying it through
  • are a member of the Peer Review College or willing to join.

UK applicants must comply with ESRC’s eligibility requirements for standard research grants.

São Paulo-based Brazilian partners

You must be based at an eligible institution. These are higher education and research organisations, public or non-profit, based in the State of São Paulo.

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20 April 2023