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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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Research and Partnership Development for the Next Generation of Immersive Experiences

Funding available to support interdisciplinary research partnerships that can create new knowledge and address major challenges for the development of the next generation of immersive experiences   Funding body:Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Maximum value: £ 75,000Application deadline: 05/10/2017 Eligibility Criteria: The audience for this call is wide. Those already engaged in the development …

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GCRF – Funding Update

The second GCRF Research Councils UK Collective Fund call “Growing Research Capability grants” worth £225m is due to come out soon. Keep an eye out and watch this space for more information. The BEIS Global challenges Research Fund Strategy is now live on GOV.UK website. For the full strategy see here. The Global Challenges Research Fund has a couple of calls open now. In …

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Nuffield Foundation Research, Development and Analysis Programme

Grants available to support research, development and analysis projects that work to improve the design and operation of social policy in the areas of education, welfare and justice. Fund Information Funding body: Nuffield Foundation Maximum value: £ 500,000 Application deadline: 02/10/2017 Extended Description In June 2017, the Nuffield Foundation published a five-year strategy setting out …

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MRC Call notice – Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research

MRC is pleased to announce our Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research call as part of our suite of activities under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The research supported through this call will contribute to the UKs commitment to research for the benefit of Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). These are institutional …

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British Academy Global Challenges Research Networking Grants

The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, is delighted to announce the call for applications to a scheme to allow researchers from developing countries and the UK to forge links and hold networking events to generate innovative and interdisciplinary research ideas to …

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Nuffield Foundation Launches Research, Development and Analysis Programme

Following the launch of their new five-year strategy, the Nuffield Foundation has announced a new £20 million Research, Development and Analysis grants programme to align their funding priorities with the strategy. The programme seeks to build the capacity of the public policy system, including those responsible for policy delivery and practice, to understand and interpret …

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Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research: Institutional “pump-priming” awards to develop new opportunities in Global Nutrition and Health Research

Status: Open Open date: 4 Jul 2017 Closing date: 14 Sep 2017 16:00 GMT+1 Type: Calls Categories: Global health Aims and remit The “Confidence in” schemes are used to demonstrate MRC’s support for institutional development in key strategic areas.  We are pleased to announce our “Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research” call as part of our suite of activities …

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Research and Partnership Development call for the Next Generation of Immersive Experiences

In November 2016, the AHRC and the creative, digital and design KTN successfully co-hosted three workshops. These were able to bring together the cultural and creative industries together with researchers, academics, businesses, institutions and trade associations. The aim of the workshops was to test the appetite for a challenge-led research programme for the creative economy, …

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