IAS Reference:
DEVELOPING IDEAS
APPLICATION FORM
Please refer to the Application Guidance for this programme before completing the application form. If
in doubt about the suitablity of this programme for your project, please consult with the IAS prior to
submitting the application. Equally, any queries regarding the completion of this document can be
directed to the IAS via [email protected] .
SECTION ONE - COVER SHEET
Principal Applicant
Department/Centre
Email
Co-Applicant(s)
Department/Centre
Email
SUPPORT REQUESTED - Please tick one or more of the following boxes to indicate the type of support required,
completing the corresponding documentation in Section 2 for each activity support is required for. Those seeking
support to develop a new idea via a Residential Fellowship partnership only, should complete the separate
Residential Fellowship application instead.
ACTIVITY TYPE
SUPPORT REQUIRED
APPLICATION
Scoping Meeting
Section 2 – Part A
Yes ☐
No ☐
Research Network
Section 2 – Part B
Yes ☐
No ☐
AGREEMENT OF APPLICANT – in submitting a signed application, the Principal Applicant agrees that a
corresponding award will be managed in compliance with University Financial Regulations and adhere to IAS
reporting requirements.
Name
Signature
Date
APPROVALS – declaration of support from Head of Department / Research Centre (or authorised representative).
I support the bid; I agree that any overspend will be covered by my department; I agree to provide necessary
facilities; I confirm that the project would not entail a significant increase in use of any University services and
that any health and safety and ethical requirements would be addressed and covered as appropriate. I confirm
the Principal Applicant is a permanent member of academic staff.
Name
Signature
Date
Department
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SECTION TWO – PART A – SCOPING MEETING
MEETING TITLE:
MEETING OBJECTIVE – Briefly outline the rationale for the proposed meeting, including information about the
area of research to be discussed, which disciplines this is likely to be of interest to, the objective for the initial
meeting and details of the anticipated longer term activity and opportunities planned around this topic (250
words).
ATTENDEES
Anticipated number of attendees:
Department/Organisation
Core Contributors
Representative(s) if known
Specialism if known
MEETING DETAILS
Insert preferred date:
Meeting schedule (if known):
IAS Seminar room required:
YES ☐
NO ☐
RESOURCES – the IAS will cover the cost of catering for a Warwick based meeting. Should additional financial
resources be required e.g. travel for external participants, other sources of funding are expected to be found.
Details should be listed below.
Cost item(s)
Funding Source
Amount
Submit Part A with Section 1 for Scoping Meeting support only
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SECTION TWO – PART B – RESEARCH NETWORK
TITLE OF RESEARCH NETWORK:
NETWORK OBJECTIVE – Outline the rationale for establishing the proposed network, including information
about the associated topic of research, which disciplines this is likely to be of interest to, the key objectives for
the network as well as the added value the network will make in achieving these goals (500 words).
NETWORK ACTIVITY SCHEDULE – Detail the key activities to be undertaken
NETWORK OUTPUTS – Detail the anticipated outputs expected to be generated through this collaboration
NETWORK MEMBERSHIP
Anticipated number of members:
Department/Organisation
Core Contributors
Representative(s) if known
Continued
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Specialism if known
NETWORK BUDGET - Up to £1000 is available for new research networks, please provide a budget breakdown.
Eligible costs included catering, room hire, travel, publicity, administrative support etc. All expenditure must be in
accordance with the University Financial Regulations
(http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/finance/resources/regulations/fp16)
Expenditure Type
Requested Budget
Meeting accommodation
Catering
Travel & Subsistence
Other
Total Network Budget
Additional Income
Source
Amount
Amount requested from IAS
DATES – Networks will be supported during a single financial year in the first instance (August-July). Continuation
funding may be sought as part of the year-end activity report.
Network start date:
Submit Part B with Section 1 for Networking support only
Applications can be submitted electronically to [email protected] or sent via the internal mail to the Institute of
Advanced Study, Millburn House.
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