Northumbria Research Support

Sam King

NIHR Latest Opportunities

The following funding opportunities are available:

Department of Health

Antimicrobial Resistance in a Global Context

Health Services & Delivery Research Programme

17/51 Gender identity health services
17/52 Research on interventions to support service guideline implementation and the adoption of new models of care at scale
17/45 – Researcher-led evidence synthesis
17/49 – Researcher-led standard

Health Technology Assessment Programme

16/74 – Optimal treatment strategies for fistulising perianal Crohn’s disease
16/96 – Standardised diagnostic assessment tool as an adjunct to clinical practice in child and adolescent mental health services
16/97 – Antipsychotics for anorexia nervosa

Programme Development Grants

Competition 19

Programme Grants for Applied Research

Competition 24

Public Health Research Programme

17/53 – Changing drinking behaviours
17/54 – Digital interventions for sexual health promotion
17/55 – Promoting independence in older people

Policy Research Programme
Round 19:

1 – Evaluation of Supplementary Prescribing by Dietitians and Independent Prescribing by Therapeutic Radiographers
2 – Evaluation of the Transforming Care Programme

For more information and a list of all current funding opportunities, please visit the NIHR website.


E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 27 June, 2.30-5.00, Ellison Building B103

Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 27th June between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a specific bid in development.  To book a slot please go…

Sam King

NIHR Fellowships Workshop – Coach Lane Campus – 30 June

Come along and hear from a Chair of an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship panel about her experience of supporting and judging NIHR fellowships at all levels as well as a current NIHR Doctoral Fellow, and a local clinician who has just submitted a fellowship for the current round of Clinical Lecturer (post-doc).There will be plenty of time for questions.

The presentation will take place at Coach Lane Campus in room A 204: 11.00-12.30 on Friday 30 June.

There will be plenty of time for questions.

To register your place please contact Sam King.


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Funding Event, 28 June at Newcastle University

Representatives from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) are visiting Newcastle University on 28 June. JSPS is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. JSPS funds a number of fellowship programmes for researchers at all stages of their…

ESRC Seminar Series on Brexit – Thursday 6 July 2017 at Newcastle Business School

The Implications of Brexit for the Future of Devolution in the North East of England and for the Northern Powerhouse This ESRC Seminar is organised by Newcastle Business School and will be held on Thursday 6th July 2017. The event is the third and final one of the Seminar Series funded by the ‘UK in a Changing…

Royal Academy of Engineering: Research Fellowships 2017/18

A day at BCIT aerospace technology campus by Mike CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Royal Academy of Engineering offers seven Research Fellowships each year to outstanding early career engineering researchers, who are hosted by a UK higher education institute/university. These highly prestigious five-year Research Fellowships are designed to promote excellence in engineering by providing support for high-quality candidates to become future research leaders. This year, the Royal Academy of Engineering’s prestigious Research…

HLS Coach Lane Drop In Wednesday 21 June 2.30-4.00pm

Sam King (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Louise Wyers and Susan Duffy (Pre-Award Coordinators) will be available on Wednesday 21 June between 2.30 and 4.00pm in the Communitea Cafe, next to the Library. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Health and Life Sciences, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for…