Design for wellbeing: ageing and mobility in the built environment (deadline: 10/09/2012)

Design for Wellbeing Call  - ESRC/EPSRC/AHRC funding opportunity on ageing and mobility in the built environment.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is leading a call with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and invites proposals from interdisciplinary consortia for evidence led research into ageing and mobility in the built environment. This call is being run under the auspices of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW) cross-council ageing research programme which supports research addressing factors throughout life that influence health and wellbeing in older age.

This call is seeking to create a step change in interdisciplinary engineering, social science and design research for wellbeing in the built environment. There is up to £7 million available in total (EPSRC up to £4 million, ESRC up to £2 million and AHRC up to £1 million) to support a maximum of five large multi-disciplinary projects of up to three years duration.

Prospective applicants will need to complete an Expression of Interest form by 12.00 on 10 September 2012.

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