Category: University of Sunderland

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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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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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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EPSRC Call for Expressions of Interest for upcoming ICT Theme Early Career Workshops

In order to provide an update to EPSRC and ICT Theme strategies and policies, and guidance on applying for grants, the EPSRC is holding the following two two-day workshops for early career researchers who work in the area of ICT: Sheffield (16-17 February 2017) Cardiff (06-07 March 2017) ICT researchers that have completed a PhD …

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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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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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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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AHRC Engaging with Government Programme – Call for Applications

In partnership with the Institute for Government, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has announced a further round of its Engaging with Government Programme. Spanning all areas of the AHRC’s subject domain, the programme aims to provide Early Career Researchers (ECRs) with the skills and insight necessary to maximise the influence of their research …

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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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