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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre
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The Language Sciences Workshop Fund offers support for interdisciplinary workshops on ambitious questions with the potential to lead to large-scale research projects.

Workshop Fund Awards 2023

The latest call is now open - application deadline 25 May.


The workshop funding is available for members interested in responding to the forthcoming UKRI cross-research council pilot scheme.

There is funding of up to £2,000 available per workshop. Proposals should have at least two co-applicants from different disciplines. Workshops may be online, hybrid or in-person.

If you have any questions about this funding please email

Eligibility & funding criteria

Proposals will be evaluated by peer review and by the Language Sciences Management Committee. Where proposals are found to overlap, cooperation between the different groups will be encouraged in the interests of involving a wide range of researchers. 


  • All applicants must be full members of the University of Cambridge or affiliated institutions.
  • Each proposal should be submitted by co-applicants from at least two different research groups.
  • The workshop programme must be interdisciplinary 
  • The workshop should help prepare an application for the UKRI pilot scheme mentioned above.
  • External speakers and participants may be invited.

Conditions of funding

  • Workshops should be delivered within 6 months of notification of the award. 
  • A written report on the workshop should be provided for publication on the Cambridge Language Sciences website within 2 weeks after the event.
  • Outcomes of the workshop should be reported back to Cambridge Language Sciences.

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.