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Call for applications for MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme 2015

The MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme 2015 is calling for applications from researchers who would like to interact with MEPs and provide scientific expertise. The aim of the scheme is to enhance knowledge-based decisions and to facilitate better public awareness of EU policies and to foster greater mutual understanding. Successful applicants will be paired with MEPs and […]

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Wellcome Trust Seed Awards in Science

Modest sums can often make a big difference. We have therefore launched our new Seed Award scheme to provide small, one-off grants – of up to £100,000 for up to two years – to help researchers develop original and innovative ideas. Next deadline 3rd of July with full details available here link

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Alzheimer’s Research UK NEWS and funding.

The latest edition of the Alzheimer’s Research UK E-Newsletter can be found Here link. The current opportunities are Grant Schemes: Major Project Grants, Interdisciplinary Research Grants, Senior Research Fellowships, Research Fellowships, Travelling Research Fellowships, Global Clinical Trials Fund expressions of interest Online Deadline: 3 July 2015 ________________________________________ Grant Scheme: Dementia Consortium expressions of interest Online […]

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Experimental medicine challenge grants: discovery science in humans

Studies of disease mechanisms in humans The Experimental Medicine Challenge Grants (EMCG) initiative supports ambitious programmes of research into disease pathophysiology, conducted in humans. The MRC seeks to generate new and deeper understanding of human disease mechanisms and identification of potential new therapeutic targets, so accelerating translation of basic science to impact on patient health. […]

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Advanced notice :Seed awards in medical humanities

The Wellcome Trust will shortly be inviting applications for the next round of its seed awards in medical humanities. Applications are considered three times a year and the next closing date is expected to be in July 2015, with the exact date to be announced shortly. For further details of this call please follow this […]

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Modular training partnerships

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council invites proposals for its modular training partnerships. These enable research organisations to collaborate with industry to develop industrially-relevant short training courses at master’s level. Partnerships provide pump-priming support for the development of individual training models, and for preparation and marketing of course materials and course launch. Clusters of […]

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Wellcome Trust Pathfinder awards

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its pathfinder awards. These support innovative early-stage applied R&D projects in areas of unmet medical need. Funding priorities include the following: •discrete high quality experiments to demonstrate proof-of-concept data assay development; •intellectual property development for critical experiment to validate IP; •stimulating product development that could ultimately improve the outlook […]

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Skills development fellowships – quantitative expertise

The Medical Research Council invites applications for its skills development fellowships – quantitative expertise. These support training for very early career researchers in, or individuals changing disciplines to, areas covering mathematics, statistics, computation and informatics applicable to any biomedical or health-related data sources. For full details please follow this link.

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Research for patient benefit programme including multimorbidities in older people

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites applications for its research for patient benefit programme, including the multimorbidities in older people themed call. This supports high-quality research that directly benefits users of the NHS in England for full details see the following link

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HTA commissioned funding opportunities

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites outline proposals and evidence syntheses under the commissioned funding stream of its health technology programme. The full details of steams can be found at this link.

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