The RDF is used to provide matching support for:
Key factors for a successful bid:
Applications that are eligible for University Research Priming will not be funded via the RDF route. For eligibility to the University Research Priming, please contact the Research Development team at university-research-priming.york.ac.uk.
It is unlikely that more than 6 proposals (depending on their size) would be successful in any one financial year.
How to apply
In the first instance, potential applicants should discuss their proposal with their Faculty Dean/Associate Dean for Research and/or the Dean of the York Graduate Research School.
With their support, applicants should complete the RDF application form (below), and submit this to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further information may be requested before consideration of the final application by the PVC-R, appropriate Dean/Associate Dean and the DVC/VC.
Funding for successful internal bids will be allocated within the RDF budget, with a spending deadline aligned to the expected outcome of the external funding proposal.
If the external funding is awarded, the agreed internal costs will be charged to the centrally-held RDF budget.
If the external application is unsuccessful, the internal allocation will be removed from the RDF budget.