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New funding scheme for research into pandemics and cities

The Urban Studies Foundation (USF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new funding initiative: Pandemics and Cities. Eligible proposals may focus on either COVID-19 specifically, or on other major infectious disease outbreaks. The USF will provide up to £25,000 seed-funding per project, for innovative interdisciplinary and partnered research that helps gain deeper understanding […]

USF International Fellows 2019

The USF is excited to announce that a record-breaking eight USF International Fellowships have been awarded this July. The awards are specifically targeted towards early-to-mid career academics from the Global South, and offer full funding for visiting fellowships based at any institution worldwide. The fellowships are designed to function as writing sabbaticals under the guidance […]

USF Seminar Series Awards

After a very competitive round of applications, the Urban Studies Foundation is delighted to announce the full list of awards for our 2018 Seminar Series Competition. Given a large increase in the overall number of applications, the USF has also taken the unprecedented decision to fund a total of 11 awards in this cohort—three more […]

Seminar Series Competition 2018

The USF is delighted to announce that its bi-annual funding scheme for urban studies seminar series is now open. The 2018 scheme will provide between 6 and 8 awards of up to £20,000 each, in order to fund proposals of at least two separate events in one or more different institutions. The deadline for applications […]