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Conference Fund

Research staff conference support

The Research Conference Fund (RCF) was established to support UHI staff attending research conferences of national or international standing that will enhance their individual research profile.


In order to apply to this fund you must:

  • Be attending a conference
  • Be an employee of the University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Be presenting a  paper at a residential conference/meeting of a learned society; discipline-related or
  • Ensure your participation is likely to result in a peer-reviewed published output.  However, application will be considered on a case by case basis.

This fund is available to both full and part-time staff on the university register (for information on this contact EO’s HR Department) - guidelines for the scheme and an application are available for download below:

Completed forms should be returned to Iona Macdonald in the Research Office (T: 01463-279205).  Please note that a condition of funding is the production of a post-conference report.