September 2017 archive

ESRC’s Transformative Research Call 2017-18

For the purpose of this call, the ESRC broadly defines transformative research as involving pioneering theoretical and methodological innovation, engaging unusual disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary perspectives, challenging conventional academic thinking and/or involving the novel application of theory and methods in new contexts.. The expectation is that the transformative research call will provide a major stimulus to …

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Public Health Research (PHR) Information Events

The Research Design Service (RDS) is organising a number of events which offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of our Public Health Research (PHR) programme. The PHR Programme funds research to generate evidence to inform the delivery of non-NHS interventions intended to improve the health of the public and reduce inequalities in health. Its scope …

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Wellcome Trust partnership grant with BBC Children in Need

Curiosity is a brand new £2.5m partnership between BBC Children in Need and the Wellcome Trust which will use the power of exciting and engaging science activities to create change for children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK. BBC Children in Need and Welcome Trust are inviting applications for grants of up to …

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Horizon 2020 Information Days

The following are official information days, which are free and a good way not only to hear more about the programme but also to network with potential partners. Dates confirmed so far are as follow: 3-4 October 2017 – Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017 – Registration is open. 23-25 October 2017 – Energy Challenge Information Days – Registration …

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New HERA funding Call ‘Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe’

The Arts and Humanities Research Council, 23 humanities funding organisations and the European Commission are pleased to announce a new €20 Million Joint Research Programme (JRP) for arts and humanities researchers in Europe. Organised by HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area), and facilitated in the UK by the AHRC, this joint research programme will …

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British Academy

British Academy A) Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projectshttps://www.britac.ac.uk/funding-call-knowledge-frontiers-international-interdisciplinary-research-projects The purpose of each project will be to develop new ideas and methods to bear on existing international challenges and to deliver policy-relevant outputs which could potentially improve the welfare of people in developing countries. Proposals that creatively tackle cultural, public and/or policy controversies, or explore …

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The Health Foundation – The economic and social value of health

An open call for innovative research on the economic and social value of health in the UK Our research programme is now open for applications. £1.5 million is available for research that builds the evidence for health as an asset for the economy and society, and generates new knowledge to understand the impact that the …

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Behavioural Insights Research Programme

Open call for original research on behavioural interventions in health care. £1.8 million available to support up to eight multidisciplinary research teams to generate new knowledge of what can motivate people to act in more efficient and less wasteful ways. Each project will receive between £150,000 and £350,000 for research completed over two to three …

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NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Scheme Workshop

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria is delighted to invite you to a dedicated training workshop focussing upon NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) funding and will be held on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 from 13:00 to 16:30 at Durham County Cricket Club, Chester le Street. The i4i funding workshop …

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Latest calls from the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme

17/65 – Dequalinium chloride as first-line treatment for bacterial vaginosis 17/66 – Short-term use of benzodiazepines for the acute management of acute low back pain 17/67 – Primary antibiotic prophylaxis for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhosis 17/68 – Androgen replacement therapy in symptomatic men with low testosterone 17/69 – Safely and Effectively Stopping Medications in …

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