Category: Health Sciences and Well-being

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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Cancer Research UK: New Pioneer Awards funding scheme

Cancer Research UK has announced a brand new funding scheme: The Pioneer Award. These awards will fund research into truly innovative, ground-breaking ideas with the potential to lead to new discoveries or approaches that will help us better understand, prevent, diagnose or treat cancer. Funds will enable research into ideas with the potential for high …

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Wellcome Trust – People Awards

These awards support projects that are innovative and creative and engage the public with biomedical science or the history of medicine. The scheme aims to: •stimulate interest, excitement and debate about biomedical science or the history of medicine; •support formal and informal learning; •reach audiences of all ages and from all walks of life, and …

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Royal Society – Newton international fellowships

The Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Newton Fund invite applications for their international fellowships. These enable early-career researchers from China, India, Mexico and Turkey to undertake research at a research institution in the UK in the disciplines covered by the society and the academy. Applicants must hold a PhD and should …

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Wellcome Tust – Seed Awards

Seed Awards provide responsive, flexible funding, enabling researchers to develop a novel idea to a position where they would be able to be competitive for a larger award from the Wellcome Trust, or another source. Their exploratory nature gives scope for the use of bold or innovative methodologies, and a broad range of possible activities; …

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Cancer Research UK – Pioneer Awards

These support high-risk, high-reward research that, due to its novelty and lack of supporting data, would be unlikely to secure funding through traditional mechanisms. Projects must have a clear relevance to cancer and enable the exploration of novel ideas, which may lead to new discoveries or approaches. Individuals and teams are invited to apply regardless …

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NIHR – Health Service and Delivery Research Programme

The HS&DR Programme is accepting applications to its commissioned workstream for the following topics: Evidence Syntheses to support emerging new models of care The process of commissioning will be one stage and applicants should submit full proposals via the HS&DR website by 1pm, 3 September 2015. Evaluating service models of smoking cessation in prison (launched …

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RCGP – Research grants

The Royal College of General Practitioners invites applications for its annual research grants. These support research on general medical practice and primary care, which is undertaken from a UK base and is normally based on subjects within the UK. Research may include experimental and descriptive studies, and may be qualitative or quantitative. Members of any …

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