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Sam King

The Health Foundation have £1.5m available for up to 20 teams to test and develop innovative ideas and approaches to improving health care delivery in the UK.

Closing date – 10 February. See their website for details.


Sam King

Academics, members of the public, policy makers and health professionals are invited to make suggestions on potential research that could improve the health of the nation.

To submit your idea go to the NIHR website.


Wellcome Trust refresh their funding framework


The Wellcome Trust has announced a refreshed funding framwork to make more of a distinction between strategic and responsive funding: Under Strategic Funding Wellcome Trust will fund areas deemed to be of strategic importance following dialogue with their researchers and the wider community. Applications will be invited however Wellcome invite researchers to discuss any research ideas they…

Sam King

Check out the new look NIHR website which brings all parts of the NIHR together into a more user friendly, stakeholder focused design.

The funding section lists all opportunities for funding research and career development opportunities, including how to apply and how NIHR can help.




Horizon 2020 – Health – key areas identified for 2016-17 Workprogramme

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An Advisory Group set up by the European Commission to look at priority areas for the 2016-17 Workprogramme for the Societal Challenge ‘Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing has recommended  to deliver a  a coherent research programme with interdisciplinary, shared competences and convergence between research areas, including social science and humanities and science, technology and medicine.…

RCUK-Brazil Research Partnerships Call

Brazil 2014 by Adrien Sifre CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

RCUK has recently released a call for research partnerships with Brazil as part of the £375M Newton Fund, which we blogged about earlier in the year: RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships Call Preliminary Notice – Deadline 17th Oct 2014 What’s the call about? The aim of this call is to provide flexible short-term support for small-scale research…