The small scale research project scheme provides funding (up to £5,000) for early career academics and researchers in the UK and countries in South Asia to work collaboratively on a joint research project. The duration of the research project should be between 6 to 12 months.
The themes accepted for the collaborative research project include :
Water e.g. water resource management, water health and sanitation, water cooperation and diplomacy in South Asia.
Mental Health e.g. child developmental disabilities, mental health and resilience
Global Health e.g. South Asia global health, migration and health, refugees
The aim of the scheme is to prepare academics to form consortiums and apply for grants provided by funding agencies and international institutions.