Researcher Links Travel Grants is designed to provide financial support for early career researchers in Indonesia to spend minimum two up to three months in any partner country participating in the Researcher Links initiative with a view to enhancing and strengthening links for future collaboration, building research capacity in developing economies, and enhancing the researchers’ career opportunities. 

For 2016 call, the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia is Newton Fund’s national partner to deliver the travel grant. The opportunity serves as the platform for strengthening the partnership between Indonesia and UK academics and researchers. It allows successful applicants to undertake research focused visit in Indonesia or Great Britain


Opportunity Visit Duration Priority Areas Submission Period
Newton Researcher Links – SAME Travel Grant 2017
  • For UK to Indonesia: 8 weeks
  • For Indonesia to UK : 12 weeks
  • Agriculture, (e.g. irrigation, crop yields)
  • Climate and environment, (e.g. climate change, green technology, sustainable development, ecosystem services, resource scarcity)
  • Sustainable energy for all
  • Economic growth, (e.g. equitable growth, financial sector development,
  • Health, (e.g. HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, neglected tropical diseases, child mortality, maternal health)
  • Water and sanitation
  • Food and nutrition (including food security)
  • Demographic change and migration
  • Rural and urban development
  • Infrastructure (including civil engineering, information and communication technologies, big data for social and economic development)
  • Humanitarian disasters and emergencies, disaster risk reduction
  • Resilient and connected communities
  • Governance, society and conflict, (e.g. transparency, accountability, effective institutions, land and natural resource rights, poverty alleviation, social development, structural inequalities, violence and security, peace building, civil society)
  • Development-relevant data collection, quality and access (including administrative data and macroeconomic statistics).
  • Maritime & Marine Science
  • Advanced Material
10 July 2017 - 19 September 2017 16:00 UK time


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