[okfn-coord] Fwd: Grant Funding Call 12/08: JISC Information Environment and e-Research

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Wed Dec 10 19:43:49 UTC 2008

This looks like it could be an interesting one to apply for.

I suggest applying with CKAN and trying to get comprehensive coverage
+ domain specific metadata for open data in a given discipline. We
should also have institutional affiliation of some kind - preferably
with multiple places. So perhaps with PMR and people at Southampton
for open scientific data. Or with Nottingham (and others?) for open

What do people think?


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Amy SUTHERLAND <a.sutherland at jisc.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:11 PM
Subject: Grant Funding Call 12/08: JISC Information Environment and e-Research
To: JISC-ANNOUNCE at jiscmail.ac.uk

***Apologies for Cross Posting***
The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) invites institutions to
submit proposals for projects in two areas of JISC activity; the
Information Environment (IE) and Support for Research.

In summary, there is a total of £10,600,000 available in grant
funding. Projects vary in length from 6 months to 3 years, and from
£30,000 to £1,350,000 in terms of grant available. Further information
can be found in the documents below (please note the main body of the
Call is a long document so please consider carefully if you wish to
print the whole documents).

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is 12
noon on Wednesday 11th February 2009.
A Town Meeting will be held on 15th December at Woburn House, London
which will enable potential bidders to find out more about the funding
opportunities associated with this Call. Further information regarding
the event, including how to register can be found here

A full version of the Call can be found at

Amy Sutherland (née Laws)
Committee Support Officer
Northavon House
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QD
Tel: 0117 931 7451
Fax: 0117 931 7255

P Before you print think about the ENVIRONMENT

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