Research Opportunities

In support of our stated aims the Disability Under Siege Network is making funds available to support impactful projects, network-building and activities to enhance sustainable and scalable local and regional capacity in education for those with disabilities in formal and non-formal educational settings. 

The Disability Under Siege Network is making funds available to support 3 Early Career Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. The 3 fellowship roles will support interdisciplinary research into the areas identified by the Disability Under Siege Network.

Call Opening Date: 18th March 2022

Call Closing Date: 22nd May 2022

Online Information Event: 24th March 2022, 10am-11am (UK Time)

Candidates Notified: June 2022

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The Disability Under Siege Network is making funds available to enable the investigation and reframing of the discourses on disability in contexts of education and conflict. We are seeking submissions for two large-scale research projects (up to £150,000 each), with comparative projects across Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine encouraged.

Projects can be up to 18 months in duration, for individuals, disability groups, practitioners, researchers, higher education institutions, NGOs and international organisations whose key intended beneficiaries are persons with disabilities and their families in Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

Call Opening Date: 5th May 2022

Call Closing Date: 26th June 2022

Online Information Event: 11th May 2022, 11am-12pm (UK Time)

Candidates Notified: July 2022

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This call seeks to support knowledge exchange and partnership building projects, especially between new partners, in order to develop innovative approaches, as well as to consolidate and develop sustainable partnerships. The aim is to create opportunities for learning and co-production of new knowledge and sustainable practices for education from an interdisciplinary perspective for those with disabilities, with a focus on Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

Up to £30,000 will be available for 5-8 projects, up to 12 months in duration, to individuals, disability groups, practitioners, researchers, higher education institutions, NGOs and international organisations whose key intended beneficiaries are persons with disabilities and their families in Lebanon, Jordan and occupied Palestine territories.

Call Closed