Other Directly Incurred

 

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Description: (max of 255 characters including spaces and returns). The description should identify the item (s). The Description will appear in lists within the proposal so should aid identification of the Directly Incurred item.

 

Is Exception?: Indicate if the item is exempt from the 80% fEC funding rule. Please note that the majority of schemes (except from ESRC and MRC) do not permit this therefore you should only select the ‘Is Exception’ option if it is specifically mentioned in the scheme guidance document.

 

Exception: AHRC allows the inclusion of non-UK based co-investigators on some of its grant funding schemes. To enable the associated costs to be claimed at 100% i.e. salary (when applicable), Travel and Subsistence and Other DI general costs should be claimed under this heading and identified as an Exception.

 

Exception: ESRC allows the inclusion of non-UK based investigators and Business, third sector or government body co-investigators on most of its grant funding schemes. To enable  the associated costs to be claimed at 100% i.e. salary (when applicable), Travel and Subsistence and Other DI general costs should be claimed under this heading and identified as an Exception.

 

Amount: Provide the cost of the item(s) (numeric)

 

Items should be specified as far as possible in the attachments 'Case for Support' and 'Justification of Resources' and justified in terms of requirement for the research proposed.

 

Exception: STFC – must be justified in the Case for Support

 

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Examples of items that may be included under the Other Directly Incurred Costs heading are:

 

 

Note : publication costs for peer review journal articles and peer reviewed conference papers will not be eligible.

 

 

Exception: NERC- Include the costs for Research Council Facilities within the Other DI not the Facilities section of the form.

 

Costs that are not admissable under directly incurred

 

There are some costs that should not be requested under directly incurred on the grounds that Councils expect them to be covered by the indirect costs of the institution. These include employment-related costs of investigators (excluding fellows), such as maternity, paternity and sick pay; redundancy costs; the costs of minor items of office consumables and any costs falling outside the period of the grant (such as proposal preparation costs and dissemination costs – although recruitment costs may be requested). Otherwise, costs may be requested under directly incurred if they meet the general requirement that they are project- specific, auditable costs.

Councils recognise that some Research Organisations may have costing arrangements that enable them to put costs under directly incurred that in other institutions would be within indirect costs.

 

Further information is available on the UKRI website at https://www.ukri.org/files/legacy/documents/fecfaq-pdf/