News and Funding

Keep up to date with all the latest news and funding opportunities relevant to your area of interest.


Funding

NIHR School for Public Health Research

Closing date: 9 May 2018

The NIHR School for Public Health Research is funding up to 25 PhD Studentships as part of an initiative to build capacity in public health research. The studentships will begin in October 2018 and will be distributed across the School's eight academic centres.

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Research Strategy Grants - Tenovus Cancer Care

Closing date: 18 June 2018

The new Research Strategy funding stream invites applicants to apply for identified priority themes necessary to advance the services and activity provision of Tenovus Cancer Care. The Research Strategy Grant call is now open for applications for two years of research funding for up to £60,000.

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Launch of UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

Closing date: 3 July 2018

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF) aims to develop, retrain, attract and sustain research innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven yerars of funding , for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovations, the scheme will tackle difficult and novel challenges.

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Wellcome are launching a new three-year funding award for Master's programmes in the hummanities and social sciences

02-05-2018

The new awards will be made to a master’s programme. The person running the programme will be responsible for allocating three studentships. Each studentship will include a stipend and cover tuition fees and certain costs.

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Cardiff University - £13m dementia research centre

02-05-2018

A major centre of the newly launched Dementia Research Institute will be coming to Cardiff.

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New NIHR guidance on co-producing a research project

02-05-2018

Co-producing a research project is an approach in which researchers, practitioners and the public work together, sharing power and responsibility from the start to the end of the project, including the generation of knowledge. This guidance is a first step in moving towards clarity about we it meant by coproducing a research project.

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NIHR - I Am Research

02-05-2018

The NIHR will be launching its annual ‘I Am Research’ campaign in May aiming to encourage patients, carers and the public to get involved in research and to raise awareness and involvement in research among health and care professionals. For 2018, the I Am Research campaign with encompass celebrating the NHS’s 70th birthday (NHS70)

Funding

Brand New Tenovus Cancer Care Funding Opportunity

Closing date: 18 June 2018

Tenovus Cancer Care brings practical advice, emotional support and treatment to where it matters most; the heart of the community. Their new Research Strategy Grants invites applicants to apply for identified priority themes necessary to advance the services and activity provision of Tenovus Cancer Care. The Research Strategy Grant call is open now for applications for 2 years of research funding for up to £60,000. Deadline Monday 18th June 2018.

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New research shows that primary school children have a good level of awareness of e-cigarettes

11-04-2018

The report, ‘Is it all smoke without fire? Welsh primary school children’s perceptions of electronic cigarettes’ was commissioned by Public Health Wales to help understand children’s awareness and views about e-cigarettes, compared with smoking tobacco.

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£10m Experimental Medicine Challenge Grant Call

Closing date: 31 May 2018

The MRC is pleased to announce the launch of a £10m ‘Experimental Medicine Challenge Grant’ call, which aims to support innovative programmes of research into disease pathophysiology, using humans as the experimental animal.

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