Category: Health Sciences and Well-being

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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ESRC Launches New Investigator Grants Scheme

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has launched a new initiative for early-career researchers seeking support for their first independent research project. The New Investigator Grants scheme, which replaces the Future Leaders Scheme, aims to support new UK based researchers and academics to develop their careers through gaining experience of managing and leading research …

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Pre-Call Announcement for ESRC-NSPCC Call on Children’s Mental Health

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), in partnership with the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), is planning to issue a call for proposals that will contribute to their joint interests in mental health and the NSPCC’s new research programme: Helping Children Get Back on Track. The funders are interested …

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IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research Fellowships Open for Applications

Established in Switzerland in 2012 by pharmaceutical company Institut Biochimique SA, the IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research is a non-profit organisation that promotes and supports scientific research, progress and education. The Foundation is strongly committed to backing young investigators and, to this end, offers fellowships to promote and facilitate the realisation of their postdoctoral traineeships. …

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UKRCs, NIHR and other funders: Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting – Antimicrobial resistance

The Research Councils, along with other UK funders including the National Institute for Health Research are planning to announce a call for both smaller pump priming grants and larger collaborative research grants which will address theme four of the cross-Research Council initiative: ‘Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting’. This call aims to expand …

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L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme

Each year, the International Programme recognises the achievements of exceptional female scientists and awards them with fellowships to help further their research. In 2016, five awards of £15,000 each*, will be offered to outstanding female post-doctoral researchers in the UK & Ireland**. Adjudicated by a panel of eminent scientists, the fellowships can be used in …

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Wellcome Trust – Arts Awards

Arts Awards support the creation of new artistic work that critically engages artists and audiences with biomedical science. This includes all art forms and supports artists, scientists, curators, writers, academics, producers, directors and education officers. Artists have a distinct approach to understanding and communicating ideas that can illuminate and challenge perceptions within society and therefore …

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AHRC- Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships – National Football Museum Research Consortium

The National Football Museum, funded through the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s collaborative doctoral partnership scheme, invites proposals for their research consortium funding. This enables HEIs to invite candidates to seek studentship funding for PhD studies conducted with the members of the consortium and a UK university. Projects should use the museums’ collections to explore …

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