UKRI/AHRC GCRF Urgency Grants Scheme Highlight Notice for Innovation Awards / Case Studies on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Persons with Disabilities


1. PI Details:
Title *


2. PI Details:
Forename *


3. PI Details:
Surname *


4. PI Details:
Organisation *


5. PI Details:
Email Address *


6. PI Details:
Current position *


7. Please tick any previous relevant funding received from the below funding organisations/routes *


8. Short Biography (max. 300 words) *


9. Project Title *


10. Intended start date: *


11. Length of Project (up to 6 months) *


12. Estimated Requested Amount (up to £100,000 fEC): *


Country/ies of focus *



Please provide a short summary of the project in simple terms in a way that could be publicised to a general audience (max. 300 words) *


13. Fit to call

Please provide information on how the proposed research will meet the requirements of awards as outlined in the call document, including how the project will support research innovation and an outline of the methods and activities that you propose to undertake (max. 300 words): *


14. Remit

This Highlight Notice is open to applications from across the UKRI remit and cross-disciplinary proposals are welcome. Please discuss the disciplinary expertise and insights on which the project would build. Note, this does not need to focus on areas within AHRC’s remit (max. 300 words): *


15. ODA Eligibility

The ODA Compliance Statement needs to cover 3 areas:
1. Which country/ countries on the DAC list will directly benefit from this proposal and are these countries likely to continue to be ODA eligible for the duration of the research?
2. How is your proposal directly and primarily relevant to the development challenges of these countries?
3. How do you expect that the outcome of your proposed activities will promote the economic development and welfare of a country or countries on the DAC list?
Please summarise how the project will meet these requirements. (max. 300 words) *


16. People, Partnerships and Struture

Please explain why the individuals/ organisations / partners involved are the most appropriate for undertaking the proposed activities, how the project will support equitable partnership ways of working, and where relevant capability development and support for any early career researchers involved, including proposed management arrangements and roles. (max. 350 words): *


17. Outcomes

Please outline the intended research outputs/outcomes of your project, together with a plan for sustainability and legacy, including the contribution the outcomes will make to development. (max. 300 words): *


18. Feasibility

Please indicate any barriers or obstacles that you may anticipate in relation to your project. A more in depth statement will be required in the full application. (max. 300 words): *

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