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Find internal research funding

Funding available to academic staff from the University of Bath and GW4 for research, KE and impact, studentships, equipment, alumni grants, public engagement.

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A range of internal funding is available to support your research activities

Impact funding

The following impact funding is available through the University of Bath:

  • Impact Acceleration Accounts (IAA) - awarded to the University by the EPSRC and ESRC to provide funding for developing impact from research in the EPSRC and ESRC remit
  • University Impact Fund - awarded to the University by Research England (HEIF) to help you achieve and evidence the impact from your research

GW4 funding

The University of Bath is part of the GW4 Alliance which offers a range of funding and development opportunities across the four universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter.

These are available to both staff and doctoral students to support the research endeavour (including collaborative research networks, expert training opportunities and shared resources e.g. GW4 Treasures and shared equipment).

Engage Grants for Public Engagement

The Engage Grants are an annual call to fund public engagement with research activities run by the Public Engagement Unit.

Alumni Fund grant

Students and staff from the University of Bath can apply for an Alumni Fund grant.

Donations to the Alumni Fund are disbursed by the Alumni Fund Panel, which includes staff, students and donors to the University. The range of projects which have been supported by the Fund is very wide.

International funding

The following funding opportunities are run by the International Relations Office at the University of Bath:

These calls are also on the International Research Funding Opportunities webpage.


You can request a financial contribution from the University towards the purchase of equipment, as part of your research project.

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