ESRC have arranged a series of Information Days discussing Societal Challenge Six and Embedding SSH, but also wider research funding available in the 2018-20 H2020 Work Programme. On 22 November, Newcastle University are hosting the regional Information Day – for further information and to book your place (first come first served) click here. The…
Cross Research Council Mental Health Networking Event
The research councils are holding an informal networking event at the Imperial War Museum in London on 31 October 2017. The aim of this event is for potential applicants to learn more about our expectations of the successful network plus awards, as well as meeting potential collaborators.
Attendance at this event will be capped at 100 spaces. In the event of oversubscription RCUK will limit the number of attendees per organisation, and also by discipline to allow for even representation across the remits of the research councils. Therefore attendees will be expected to represent the wider interests of their organisation as well as their individual interests. Due to the cross-disciplinary nature of these awards, the aim is for attendees at the networking event to span the remits of the research councils.
Attendance is welcomed from potential applicants and collaborators representing academia and also charities, service providers, businesses, clinicians etc.
Here are the latest funding opportunities from NIHR.
Health Services and Delivery Research Programme:
- 17/105 Perinatal mental health services
- 17/106 Secondary falls and fracture prevention services
- 17/107 Organisation of services and workforce interventions for the assessment and management of older adults with cognitive impairments in generalist health and care services
- 17/108 Health and social care services support for transition of Looked After children and Young people (LAYP) leaving care
Programme Development Grants:
Programme Grants for Applied Research:
- Competition 25 (including complex health and care needs in older people highlight notice)
NIHR Research Professorships:
- Round 8 is now open. Research Professorships fund leaders in the early part of their careers to lead and promote the effective translation of research, and strengthen research leadership at the highest academic levels. Up to five Research Professorships are available in this round, with up to a further two available in Global Health Research.
Health Technology Assessment Programme opportunities:
The following opportunities are available from the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Programme:
The Newton Fund aims to promote the economic development and social welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the well being of communities. It will do so through strengthening partner country science and innovation capacity and unlocking further funding to support this work. It is part of the UK’s official development assistance (ODA).
Here are the latest calls from the Newton Fund.
- CHILE – Newton RCUK-CONICYT Broadening Impact Call (RCUK) – 3 October 2017
- CHINA – UK-Guangdong (China) – Urban innovation (Innovate UK) – 4 October 2017
- BRAZIL – Expressions of Interest: Estimating methane fluxes through inverse modelling (CSSP Brazil) (Met Office) – 4 October 2017
- BRAZIL – Expressions of Interest: Meteorological driving data for offline land surface and impacts simulations (CSSP Brazil) (Met Office) – 4 October 2017
- INDONESIA-MALAYSIA-PHILIPPINES – Expressions of Interest: Tropical Error Covariances for Data Assimilation (WCSSP Southeast Asia) (Met Office) – 9 October 2017
- BRAZIL-CHINA-MEXICO-SOUTH AFRICA – Newton Mobility Grants (Royal Society) – 10 October 2017
- INDIA – Newton Bhabha UK–India industrial waste challenge 2017 (BBSRC, EPSRC) – 24 October 2017
- TURKEY – Distinguished Visiting Fellowships and Missions (RAEng) – 25 October 2017
- PERU – Researcher Links Workshop Grants (British Council) – 25 October 2017
- PERU – Researcher Links Travel Grants (British Council) – 25 October 2017
- TURKEY – Fellowships for UK Researchers (British Academy, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society) – Applications on a rolling basis
The Health Foundation, an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK, has launched its Behavioural Insights Research Programme. They are inviting researchers to submit ideas rooted in ‘behavioural insights’ or ‘nudge theory’ that have the potential to increase efficiency and reduce waste within health care services…
NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Scheme Workshop
For anyone interested in applying for the NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Scheme, the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria are running a half day workshop. The i4i funding workshop will be facilitated by Ed Cooper from VitalSix Ltd and Dr Ian Newington, Acting Head of Special Projects at the NIHR and who leads the i4i scheme.
i4i supports collaborative research and development projects in medtech SMEs, universities and the NHS that demonstrate proof-of-principle proof-of-principle and have a clear pathway towards adoption and commercialisation. The expected output is an advanced or clinically validated prototype medical device, technology or intervention. The aim is to de-risk projects and make them attractive to follow-on funders and investors.
Date: Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Venue: Durham County Cricket Club, Chester le Street