PIs must be current salaried employees of the collegiate University of Oxford, holding a contract of employment for research.
Projects may be hosted by any department of the University.
Researchers holding honorary or visiting positions are not eligible to apply.
Postdoctoral researchers are not eligible to apply as the PI.
In earlier rounds of the Fund, projects were prioritised that could generate immediate impact. As the scope of the fund has now been expanded to projects with medium-term impact, previous applicants may reapply if their projects can still generate significant impact.