Category: Health Sciences and Well-being

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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NIHR: Health Services and Delivery Research Programme: commissioned calls

The NIHR HS&DR programme is currently accepting applications to their commissioned workstream for the following topics: • Improving the quality of care in care homes by care home staff • Use of GPs in and alongside emergency departments For more information and to apply, please see their website. Deadline: 17th December 1pm A free briefing …

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Asthma UK – Innovation grants

These enable researchers to explore original ideas, services or products that are new to asthma, or applied in a way that is new to asthma, which could significantly enhance the quality of health and care for people with the condition. Projects must align with the following priority areas: •asthma exacerbations; •biology of asthma; •encouraging good …

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Leverhulme Trust – Early Career Fellowships

These enable early-career researchers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work and to advance to a more permanent academic position. The research may be in any subject area, with the exception of studies of disease, illness and disabilities in humans and animals, and research that is intended to inform clinical practice and the development …

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