Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia

Closing date (Notification of Intent): 16:00 GMT on 4 December 2017

Closing date (Full Proposals): 16:00 GMT on 21 February 2018

Proposals are invited to five research programmes to improve understanding of the impacts of hydrometeorological hazards, such as floods, droughts, landslides and storm surges, in Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand.

The calls are being launched in collaboration with the following countries and funding partners:

  • Indonesia - The Ministry of Research, Technology & Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia (Ristekdikti), NERC and the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • Philippines - The Department of Science & Technology's Philippine Council for Industry, Energy & Emerging Technology Research & Development (DOST- PCIEERD) and NERC
  • Viet Nam - National Foundation for Science & Technology Development (NAFOSTED), NERC and ESRC
  • Malaysia - Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), NERC and ESRC
  • Thailand - Thailand Research Fund (TRF), NERC and ESRC.

This collaboration is supported by the Newton Fund.

Proposals are sought for collaborative bilateral research projects involving researchers from the UK and Indonesia, UK and Malaysia, UK and Vietnam, UK and Thailand, and the UK and the Philippines, respectively. Up to £1·5 million is available from NERC and ESRC per South East Asian country for this call, with up to £375,000 (80% full economic cost) available for the UK component of a project. Projects can have a maximum duration of three years. Matched funding in terms of research effort will be provided by partner funding agencies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines to eligible South East Asian researchers.

Please see the Announcement of Opportunity documents and Notification of Intent form below for full details of the scope of each programme and how to apply.

Only applicants who have submitted an online Notification of Intent form will be eligible to submit a Full Proposal.

Indonesia

Announcement of Opportunity - Indonesia (PDF, 145KB)

Indonesian costs - justification of these resources and details of the Indonesian Investigators should be submitted in a specific format and entered into Je-S as attachment type 'Non-UK Component'. The format should follow the specific guidance for Kerjasama Luar Negeri (KLN) Programme (PDF) - external link or Insinas (PDF) - external link.

Closing Date for Notification of Intent: 16:00 GMT/23:00 JKT on 4 December 2017.

Closing Date for Full Proposals: 16:00 GMT/23:00 JKT on 21 February 2018.

Philippines

Announcement of Opportunity - the Philippines (PDF, 453KB)

Filipino cost form - 2B2 (Excel, 37KB)

Filipino cost form - 2B3 (Excel, 12KB)

Closing Date for Notification of Intent: 16:00 GMT/00:00 PHT on 4 December 2017.

Closing Date for Full Proposals: 16:00 GMT/00:00 PHT on 21 February 2018.

Vietnam

Announcement of Opportunity - Viet Nam (PDF, 145KB)

NAFOSTED budget form (Excel, 82KB)

NAFOSTED expected result form (Word, 46KB)

Closing Date for Notification of Intent: 16:00 GMT/23:00 ICT on 4 December 2017.

Closing Date for Full Proposals: 16:00 GMT/23:00 ICT on 21 February 2018.

Malaysia

Announcement of Opportunity - Malaysia (PDF, 179KB)

Malaysian costs form (Excel, 14KB)

Closing Date for Notification of Intent: 16:00 GMT/00:00 MYT on 4 December 2017.

Closing Date for Full Proposals: 16:00 GMT/00:00 MYT on 21 February 2018.

Thailand

Announcement of Opportunity - Thailand (PDF, 132KB)

TRF budget form (Word, 15KB)

Closing Date for Notification of Intent: 16:00 GMT/23:00 ICT on 4 December 2017.

Closing Date for Full Proposals: 16:00 GMT/23:00 ICT on 21 February 2018.

Contacts

For further information about this announcement of opportunity, please contact:

Daniel Knight
Programme Manager (Research)
NERC
07928 668935

Ristekdikti
+62 21 5794 6100 (ext. 0447 / 0448)

PCIEERD
+63 2 837 2071

NAFOSTED
+84 4 3936 7750 (ext. 503)

MoHE
+60 3 8870 6959

TRF
+66 2 372 8230