Category: Health Sciences and Well-being

Medical Research Council – New investigator grants

These grants provide support for clinical and non-clinical researchers while they are establishing themselves as independent principal investigators. For those who already have an institutional post, it provides funding and protected time with which to establish an independent research career. The grant is also a potential source of research funding for fellows whose awards only cover …

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Wellcome Trust -Postdoctoral training fellowships for clinicians

These fellowships enable individuals to engage with areas of research that are new to them, and gain high-quality training that will create the foundation for a successful independent research career. Fellowships are for candidates who either undertook a PhD early in their career and now wish to refresh their research skills, or have recently completed …

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Regional health check at university lecture

A leading academic and practicing GP will speak about the potentially life-changing collaborative health research being carried out across the region, at a FREE lecture hosted by a North East university. Scott Wilkes, Professor of General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Sunderland, is kicking-off the 2015 Professorial Lecture Series at 6pm on …

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Medical Research Council – Public Health Intervention Development Scheme

The Public Health Intervention Development Scheme supports the early stages of development of public health interventions. Studies should address an important UK or global public health issue and offer an innovative approach to intervention development or applying an existing intervention in a new setting. Awards are worth up to £150,000 for a maximum of 18 …

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BBSRC funding opportunities

Flexible interchange programme – Closing date: 15 July, 2015 The flexible interchange programme supports the movement of people between different environments to further the exchange of knowledge, technology and skills in the bioscience sector and the council’s strategic priorities in order to develop research in the fields. Each proposal must have one lead academic applicant, …

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Postgraduate research studentships

Alcohol Research UK, GB Closing Date- 26 Jan 15 Alcohol Research UK invites applications for its studentships for postgraduate research. These aim to encourage research in the alcohol field and to improve the quality of service provided for those with drinking problems. Postgraduate research studentships fund up to three students to undertake research in the …

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Doctoral studentships in medical humanities

Wellcome Trust, GB Closing Date- 02 Apr 15 The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its doctoral studentships in medical humanities. These enable scholars to undertake full-time research on a medical humanities topic leading to a doctoral degree at a university in the UK or Republic of Ireland. Strong preference is given to applicants intending to …

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Evaluation programme – researcher-led workstream

Department of Health including NIHR, GB and other funders Closing Date- 03 Mar 15 The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites applications for the researcher-led workstream under its efficacy and mechanism evaluation programme. This supports research into interventions based in or used by the NHS and its partners. The remit of the …

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SBRI Healthcare Autumn 2014 – £2.5m funding available

SBRI Healthcare Autumn 2014 The National Health Service England and the NHS Academic Health Science Networks have opened multiple new SBRI competitions with a total of £2.5m funding available in Phase 1 to develop technologies and innovative solutions that can provide better health outcomes in the areas of: Innovation in child & adolescent mental health Improving …

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