The RICS Research Trust is an established grant award entity supporting research in the disciplines of land, real estate and construction right across the world.
The RICS Research Trust as a charity has a remit of supporting, delivering and disseminating high quality, independent reliable knowledge and future thinking through research funding.
The Trust is administered by a Board of Trustees, comprising members of RICS and independent appointees. The Board meets to consider awards twice a year in May and December.
These projects may be undertaken by chartered surveyors or others who are, in the opinion of the Trustees, adequately qualified to undertake the research. Both major research projects from established researchers as well as smaller scale proposals from younger researchers will be considered.
The RICS Research Trust has set out its strategy and it is recommended that this is considered during the application process.
View previous award holders' research reports.
|Closing date for applications
||Applicants informed of decision
|Last week of March
||End of May
|First week of October
||End of December
For the grant award of May 2014, the Trustees have decided to award up to £20,000 for the defined topic call and up to £10,000 for the open call.
The defined call topics are:
- Real property, greener infrastructure and sustainable development: measurement, tenure, and value
- The practice of valuation in the evolving agenda of ecosystem services
- Food security: The contribution of the land professions in meeting the challenge
The application deadline is Friday 28th March 2014.
The strategy, guidelines and application form are available to download in the right hand column of this page.
For further information, contact:
London SW1P 3AD
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