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

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 - Personal Developments Grants

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.