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International Workshops

Call status: Closed
Next application deadline: 2016 TBC


  • To stimulate joint working in topics important to BBSRC’s strategy
  • To match numbers of scientists from the UK with other countries to identify areas of commonality and explore the potential for international collaboration
  • To receive applications involving collaborations with any other country, although the US, Canada, Brazil, EU member states, Japan, China, India Australia and New Zealand are particularly encouraged


  • Around 8 awards each year, of approximately £10k each
  • The workshop can be held overseas or in the UK

Your application could include:

  • A review of the current status of research in a specific area from each country
  • Identification of topics that could benefit from collaboration between the participants
  • Identification of the means for subsequent development of such collaboration
  • An agreed action plan for implementation

Assessment criteria

Applications are reviewed internally by BBSRC against the following criteria:

  • The value added to BBSRC science from the workshop
  • Alignment of the workshop to current BBSRC strategic priorities
  • The expected output of the workshop
  • The level of contribution made towards the workshop from other sources


  • Open to current BBSRC research grant holders and researchers employed at BBSRC sponsored institutes who are in receipt of BBSRC funding
  • Consortia of academics may apply, with one person acting as the lead

How to apply

The call for applications is closed.

  • Read the guidance and regulation notes (see downloads section)
  • Complete an online application through Je-S


Post-award administration – administrative queries

+44 1793 867121

Sania Afzal – eligibility queries

+44 1793 413364