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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre

Cambridge Language Sciences Funding

Cambridge Language Sciences offers the following funding to support research and impact activities by University of Cambridge researchers and staff in areas relevant to Language Sciences. 

Language Sciences Incubator Fund

The Language Sciences Incubator Fund is a small projects fund to foster innovative and interdisciplinary research in the language sciences. Incubator Fund projects offer an opportunity to develop new ideas, collaborations and approaches, and can provide proof of concept or evidence of collaboration for larger grant applications. 

Language Sciences Workshop Fund

The Language Sciences Workshop Fund offers support for interdisciplinary workshops on ambitious questions of societal importance requiring further research. Workshops willl contribute to the development of new research activity linked to one of the Language Sciences ‘moonshot’ questions.

Language Sciences Impact Fund

The Language Sciences Impact Fund is a small grants fund which supports interdisciplinary impact activities in the language sciences. The fund is open to University of Cambridge researcher and offers up to £1,000 per project.

Other Funding Support

Other sources of funding support and information for Cambridge University staff include:

Research Professional

Research Professional provides comprehensive and up-to-date information on funding opportunities available to UK applicants and institutions. It is free to anyone with a address. If you access the site from within the University, you will be logged in automatically –'University of Cambridge' will appear at the top right of your screen and you can start searching.

Research Operations Office

The Research Operations Office provides help and advice with funding bids and can support in coordinating large funding applications. Contact them at an early stage if you are planning to apply for external funding.

Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations

Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations (CUDAR) works with philanthropic donors who are interested in funding research at the University. If you feel your project might be suitable you should discuss this with your Head of Department before contacting CUDAR. 



What we do

Cambridge Language Sciences is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Our virtual network connects researchers from five schools across the university as well as other world-leading research institutions. Our aim is to strengthen research collaborations and knowledge transfer across disciplines in order to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges relating to language research.