ClimateXChange research is funded in two ways:

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellows (PDRFs) who work in universities and research institutes, and have individual work plans agreed with the relevant Scottish Government policy division.
  • A commissioning budget for research through universities, consultancies and the research institutes in SEFARI – Scotland’s environment, food and agriculture research institutes, which are independent research organisations funded to do applied and strategic research for the Scottish Government’s rural affairs, food and environment portfolio

Current research grants, our commissions and vacancies in the secretariat are listed below.

Invitations to quote: Research projects

Research to inform a monitoring and evaluation framework for a just transition in Scotland

ClimateXChange wishes to commission research to inform development of an overarching approach to monitoring and evaluation of a just transition in Scotland that can be nested with the wider framework for monitoring climate change.

Submissions must be received by noon on Wednesday 10th August 2022.

Full tender available on Public Contract Scotland ref JUN452432

Electricity system stability and security of supply in Scotland

ClimateXChange wishes to commission research research to examine the implications of the Net Zero transition on electricity system stability and security of supply in Scotland. 

Submissions must be received by noon on Friday 12th August 2022.

Full tender available on View Notice - Public Contracts Scotland

Invitations to quote: Research projects

Applying interlinked practices to enhance the effectiveness of net zero policy-making in Scotland

ClimateXChange wishes to commission research on the practical application of ‘interlinked practices’ to the design of policy interventions seeking to facilitate the societal transition required to achieve net zero emissions in Scotland.

Submissions must be received by noon on Thursday 18 August 2022.