Category: Opportunities

Nov 29

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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Nov 29

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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Oct 18

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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Oct 10

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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Oct 04

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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Sep 13

Research Funding Opportunities – September 2016

Please find below a selection of current research funding opportunities. For further details, additional opportunities, support and advice on project costs, grant applications or application processes, please contact: Research Support: charlotte.emmerson@sunderland.ac.uk (x2681) or n.hall@sunderland.ac.uk (x3261) (** Please note: We are currently trialing a new funding database – please follow the external web links within the …

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Sep 12

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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Sep 12

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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Aug 24

Invitation to register to become a Newton Fund pool reviewer

Academic colleagues with previous peer review and/or panel experience working for research funders are invited by the British Council to register their interest in becoming reviewers for the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is a £735m investment by the UK Government over the period 2014-2021 to support research, innovation and capacity building in 16 partner countries in …

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Aug 24

British Academy Mid-career fellowships scheme

The British Academy invites applications for its mid-career fellowships. These aim to support outstanding individual researchers with excellent research proposals, and to promote public understanding and engagement with humanities and social sciences. The time bought by the scheme should be devoted to the completion of a major piece of research, and the Academy will also …

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