Category: Health Sciences and Well-being

PHR: Health and Wellbeing for Older Employees in the Workplace

This call, issued under the Public Health Research Programme’s commissioned funding stream, seeks proposals for research to determine which interventions are effective in promoting health and wellbeing among older employees in the workplace. Fund Information Funding body:National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maximum value:Discretionary Application deadline:01/08/2017 Eligibility Criteria Applications are welcome from any UK-based researcher …

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HS&DR: Researcher-Led Workstream

Funding for Researcher-led proposals under the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, addressing research to improve the quality, effectiveness and accessibility of services within the NHS. Fund Information Funding body:National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maximum value:Discretionary Application deadline:07/09/2017 Eligibility Criteria Researchers in all constituent UK nations may submit applications to this researcher-led workstream. …

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NIHR Launches Two New Global Health Research Funding Schemes

The UK Department of Health and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have announced the launch of two new funding schemes for applied global health research. Intended to improve the health of people in low and middle-income countries, the schemes represent an investment in UK research totalling £60 million over the next five years. …

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Call for Investigator-led Research Projects under EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Theme

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has released a new call for Investigator-led Research Projects under the Healthcare Technologies theme. This call intends to highlight the Theme’s long term aim of increasing the number of investigator-led projects supported by the EPSRC, as well as stimulating demand in the short term. Priority will be …

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Innovate UK Launches its Innovation in Health and Life Sciences Funding Competition

Innovate UK (IUK) is the UK’s innovation agency and an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It works with people, companies and partner organisations to de-risk, enable and support innovation, and promote UK economic growth. IUK is investing in projects addressing technical or commercial challenges in …

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Pre-Call Announcement – EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has issued a pre-call announcement for a forthcoming call under the Healthcare Technologies theme. The intention of the call is to provide the support for early career researchers (ECRs) to develop a personal programme of high quality, creative, and multidisciplinary research, and to build and grow their research group. …

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Call Now Open for BBSRC Tools and Resources Development Fund (TRDF) Bioimaging Grants

The BBSRC Tools and Resources Development Fund (TRDF) usually supports two calls for the pump-priming of research and development for the next generation of tools, technologies and resources required by biosciences researchers working within the BBSRC remit. However, the TRDF 2016 call will not be divided into two parts. A single themed call will incorporate …

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Research Funding Database: Update

The University of Sunderland no longer has a subscription to Research Professional and staff are no longer able to access this funding database.  Information about how to access ResearchConnect and Grantfinder will be advertised shortly. In the meantime, please contact Research Support  if you would like support with locating potential research funding sources. Contact details …

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Coming soon – NIHR commissioned call on virtual and augmented reality technologies for treating psychological disorders: efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme

The anticipated opening date and details are yet to be confirmed. The remit of the EME programme includes clinical trials and translational studies evaluating novel and repurposed interventions that aim to promote health, prevent and treat disease and improve rehabilitation or long-term care. The EME programme supports: •research to improve the understanding of the mechanisms of …

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Four Calls Launched by the Department of Health’s Policy Research Programme

The Policy Research Programme (PRP) is a national programme of research dedicated to providing an effective evidence base for policymaking in the Department of Health (DH). It provides information to the Secretary of State for Health and other Ministers directly, and through policy directorates in the Department, and covers all aspects of the Department’s policymaking …

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