News and Funding

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


New eLearning modules for student researchers


The key to successful research is planning, and student research should approach this in the same way as any other study taking place in the NHS. New bite-sized eLearning modules from the Health Research Authority (HRA) aim to help students do just that.


Research Development Infrastructure Funding Call 2019

Closing date: 12 April 2019

Health and Care Research Wales is pleased to announce the Research and Development Infrastructure Funding Call 2019. They wish to invite all high quality research groups who have identified an infrastructure resource gap and feel they meet the requirements of this call to apply for funding.


Improving health and wellbeing for people who are at risk of or exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) - NIHR

Closing date: 30 July 2019

The Public Health Research Programme are accepting stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this topic:


Advancing Applied Analytics programme - The Health Foundation

Closing date: 26 February 2019

Support for analysts who are working on local innovative and ambitious projects that can demonstrate how they will improve analytical capability in support of health and care services.


Public Reviewing with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)


Now available - an interactive course for new and experienced reviewers of health and social care research, which has been produced by a team of public reviewers and patient and public involvement professionals with the NIHR.


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Knowledge Exchange Officer

Closing date: 21 January 2019

An exiting opportunity has arisen for a new Knowledge Transfer Officer to join the Policy, Research and International Development Directorate.


Up to 8 First into Research Fellowships across Wales - Deadline (to confirm eligibility) 15TH FEBRUARY

Closing date: 15 February 2019

RCBC (Research Building Capacity Collaboration) Wales is pleased to announce funding for up to 8 First into Research (FiR) Fellowships. Applications are invited from eligible registered health professionals for fellowships to commence by 1st April 2019.


Public Health Wales R&D Office re-launches the Pump-Priming Fund

Closing date: 25 January 2019

Public Health Wales launches it's latest R&D Pump-priming fund.


The Bailey Thomas - Doctoral Fellowship

Closing date: 1 March 2019

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund will award up to two Baily Thomas Doctoral Fellowships per year. Submissions should be emailed to by the deadline of 1st March each year. Interviews for shortlisted applicants will take place in June.


ESRC Wales DTP Collaborative PhD Studentships in Social Sciences

Closing date: 1 February 2019

The School of Social Sciences supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for funded PhD study.

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