There is an opportunity to apply for SCOPAC research funds as a contribution towards
a study related to coastal management. Up to £8,000 is available, typically split
between two research projects running in parallel over two years (2018/19 and 2019/20).
Previous beneficiaries have been Risk Management Authorities and Universities.
The application for funding should be no longer than 500 words and will clearly set
out the aims, objectives and deliverables of the study, as well as the benefits to
SCOPAC. Successful candidates are expected to produce a written report, quarterly
updates to the SCOPAC Research Chair and a presentation at the end of the research.
The following criteria will form the basis of assessing the applications. Does the
Have a wider benefit to SCOPAC?
Advance the understanding of coastal processes or environmental issues?
Develop new or alternative engineering design/construction techniques?