Research Funding Available: Understanding Unbelief

Kent

Understanding Unbelief

Call for Proposals

AUTUMN 2016

Through a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the University of Kent welcomes proposals contributing to the Understanding Unbelief programme. Over the next three years, this initiative will provide £1m for international research from the human sciences (e.g. anthropology, cognitive science, psychology, political science, and sociology) to advance our empirical understanding of the array of phenomena commonly labeled as ‘unbelief’. We aim to fund a minimum of 8 projects of up to 24 months in duration; individual researchers or project teams can apply for funding to a maximum project value of £300,000.

We are now inviting submission of Letters of Inquiry, following which we will invite a limited number of researchers and research teams to submit full proposals. For more information about the parameters of the programme and the evaluation criteria for submissions, please refer to the information sheet provided at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/non- religious-belief/ understanding-unbelief/grant- competitions/RFP1/index.

This Call for Proposals is part of a wider programme of work in the Understanding Unbelief project; for more information on all areas of research and opportunities for funding, please visit the Understanding Unbelief website at www.understanding-unbelief.net.

Deadline for Letters of Inquiry: Friday 14 October 2016