The network provides funding opportunities for Nuclear Security Science. This includes small scale proof-of-concept research and training awards and promotion of larger external funding opportunities.

Research Training External

Our Personal Development Grants are aimed at strengthening the research and innovation capacity of Nuclear Security researchers and at developing new collaboration between researchers and partner organisations. To date, we have made 11 awards to PhD students at UK Universities totalling more than £13,000, to support attendance and collaborations at Nuclear Security Science events and courses in the USA and Europe.

The Vest Scholars program pays for one student from the UK to spend a year working and studying with a faculty member at North Carolina State University. Nuclear Threat Reduction is included as one of 14 Grand Challenges. The application closing date is 15 November 2017 Further details are attached.

Date - March 2017

Title - NuSec Personal Developments Grants Scheme

This new award scheme is aimed at strengthening the research and innovation capacity of Nuclear Security Scientists and developing new collaborations between researchers and partner organisations.

Date - November 2016

Title - Phd Opportunities

The Home Office is seeking research proposals to support new methods for the detection of explosives and weapons. Up to £3 million is available over 3 years, as part of a 2 phase funding call.

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), part of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made a call for proposals for joint Research and development bids.