June 2015 archive

NIHR – Health Service and Delivery Research Programme

The HS&DR Programme is accepting applications to its commissioned workstream for the following topics: Evidence Syntheses to support emerging new models of care The process of commissioning will be one stage and applicants should submit full proposals via the HS&DR website by 1pm, 3 September 2015. Evaluating service models of smoking cessation in prison (launched …

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RCGP – Research grants

The Royal College of General Practitioners invites applications for its annual research grants. These support research on general medical practice and primary care, which is undertaken from a UK base and is normally based on subjects within the UK. Research may include experimental and descriptive studies, and may be qualitative or quantitative. Members of any …

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Medical Research Council – New investigator grants

These grants provide support for clinical and non-clinical researchers while they are establishing themselves as independent principal investigators. For those who already have an institutional post, it provides funding and protected time with which to establish an independent research career. The grant is also a potential source of research funding for fellows whose awards only cover …

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Wellcome Trust -Postdoctoral training fellowships for clinicians

These fellowships enable individuals to engage with areas of research that are new to them, and gain high-quality training that will create the foundation for a successful independent research career. Fellowships are for candidates who either undertook a PhD early in their career and now wish to refresh their research skills, or have recently completed …

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EUREKA EU network projects

EUREKA invites applications for its funding for network projects. This call encourages the creation of transnational, market-driven innovative research and development project consortia that aim to develop marketable products, services or processes in any technological area with a civilian purpose. The call’s bottom-up approach allows project consortia to define the nature of the technologies to …

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COMING SOON: Future research leaders -Economic and Social Research Council

The Economic and Social Research Council will shortly be inviting proposals for its future research leaders scheme. The closing date is expected to be in September 2015 and will be confirmed when the call opens in July. The following call details refer to the previous round and are subject to change. This scheme supports early-career …

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Enterprise fellowships – Royal Academy of Engineering

These enable entrepreneurial engineers working at UK universities to spin out a technology-based business. Fellowships are worth up to £60,000 each, of which £35,000 is intended as a year’s salary for the fellow and £25,000 is for continued development of the innovation and associated spin out. Closing Date: 7 September, 2015 Further information