UKeiG Research Grant

This bursary is unavailable for 2017.

Assistance towards meeting the costs of a small research project.

Periodically, UKeiG offers an award to assist in meeting the costs of a small research project. The grant is available to all current, paid-up members of the Group, apart from members of the Management Committee for the year in question and those who have received a Research Award within the last 3 years, who are excluded from applying.

The discretionary grant of £1,000 may be made to assist in a single piece of research in the broad area of e-resources, knowledge and information supply or use. The award may be used for travel, subsistence, or any other legitimate expenses associated with the research work. The award need not cover the entire cost of the research, and other funding may be sought. It is intended to help practitioners undertake a piece of research work while they are still employed. It will not be awarded to students engaged in academic research, whether full- or part-time. 

The research must be judged to be original and of value to the general community that UKeiG serves. A condition of the award is that a short report should be presented to the current Committee at the completion of the work; this is normally published in eLucidate.

Nominations should take the form of a short proposal, including details of research question/aims and objectives, methodology, timescale, research outcomes, and personnel involved. The proposal should also make clear how the UKeiG funding is to be used.