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Call for Proposals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS DECEMBER 2022

HYDROLOGICAL EXTREMES, COASTS AND RISK MANAGEMENT

CRW2022_03: Mitigating climate change impacts on the water quality of Scottish standing waters

Type of project: Capacity building 

Overview: To examine whether existing management practices are fit for purpose and sufficiently coordinated under a changing climate, or whether changes in policy, and its implementation, may be required to prioritise and steer adaptive responses for ensuring the successful mitigation of current and future climate change impacts.

Budget: up to a maximum of £125,000. 

Call dates: Monday 5th December 2022 - noon Friday 27th January 2023.

Please visit the project page for full details.

 

LAND AND WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

CRW2022_04: Assessing the socio-economic impacts of soil degradation on Scotland's water environment

Type of project: Capacity building

Overview: To develop and apply a method to assess the socio-economic-environmental impacts of soil degradation on Scotland’s land-based businesses and wider economy and society (e.g., impacts on water quality, flooding, climate, and biodiversity).

Budget: up to a maximum of £85,000. 

Call dates: Monday 5th December 2022 - noon Friday 27th January 2023.

Please visit the project page for full details.

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOVEMBER 2022

WATER QUALITY & HEALTH 

CRW2022_01: Developing risk assessment approaches for watch list parameters under the recast Drinking Water Directive

Type of project: Capacity Building

Overview: To develop a risk assessment approach for recast Drinking Water Directive watch list parameters and to inform the monitoring requirements for Beta-estradiol, Nonylphenol and PFAS to validate the approach.

Budget: up to a maximum of £75,000.

Call dates: Monday 28th November 2022 - noon Wednesday 18th January 2023.

Please visit the project page for full details.

 

HYDROLOGICAL EXTREMES, COASTS AND RISK MANAGEMENT

CRW2022_02: The effect of shellfish, kelp and sea grass beds on flood risk and coastal erosion in Scotland

Type of project: Capacity building

Overview: To inform whether oyster and/or mussel reefs should be incorporated into natural flood management in Scotland and whether (and which) existing features should be protected or restored for NFM and coastal erosion mitigation.

Budget: up to a maximum of £100,000. 

Call dates: Monday 28th November 2022 - noon Wednesday 18th January 2023.

Please visit the project page for full details.

 

 

GUIDANCE & DOCUMENTATION

  • All feedback and queries related to CREW calls should be emailed to Research Support Officer, Regan Tammi (Regan.Tammi@hutton.ac.uk). 
  • All non-confidential queries and answers will be published on this website.
  • All applications should be submitted by email to Research Support Officer, Regan Tammi (Regan.Tammi@hutton.ac.uk) before the deadline.
  • Applicants should use the CREW Application Form when applying for projects.
  • CREW Funding Terms and Conditions have been provided to all eligible Higher Education Institutes and Research Institutes.

 

PRE-CALL ANNOUNCEMENT DECEMBER 2022/JANUARY 2023

CREW will shortly be advertising the following capacity building* and call down* projects:

*Call down projects address immediate needs over short timescales.  Capacity building projects address strategic needs over longer timescales.

 

WATER QUALITY & HEALTH 

CD2022_01: Informing strategic monitoring and policy approaches on existing and emerging contaminants

Type of project: Call Down

Overview: To include a collaborative workshop with CREW Partner organisations.

 

CD2022_02: Informing Scotland’s urgent, strategic and actionable mitigation/ adaptation response to the climate crisis 

Type of project: Call down

Overview: To involve a collaborative workshop with CREW Partner organisations.

 

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