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EPSRC Funding Opportunity

Transformative Healthcare Technologies for 2050 (call pre-announcement and information day)

Tue 19 February 2019, 12:15 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

NCCPE February Newsletter

Thu 14 February 2019, 12:37 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

UKRI GCRF Health and Context Call 2019 - Closing date 2 April 2019

The UKRI GCRF Health and Context call is seeking proposals for interdisciplinary research addressing wider contextual factors contributing to the burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). These factors may include social, cultural, historical, and religious beliefs and practices, or wider biological, ecological and environmental factors. They are seeking to fund consortia conducting ambitious research that:

    • goes beyond description to determine causal relationships between contextual influences and health
      • develops or tests feasible interventions that are sensitive to or mitigate contextual influences on health.

      Via the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UKRI will support impactful, three-year research projects of value between £1-2 million (at 80% FEC for UK costs, 100% FEC for overseas costs). This call is being led jointly by the Medical Research Council, Economic & Social Research Council, Arts & Humanities Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council, and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, and applications may fall within the remit of any of, or across, these councils.

      Thu 31 January 2019, 09:58 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      Department of Health and Social Care & NIHR, funding opportunities

      Department of Health and Social Care & NIHR, funding opportunities, policy research programme:

      Applications are welcomed to receive funding of up to £200,000 focused on the area ‘assessment of the representativeness of surveys currently used to understand the experience of adult social care users and carers in England.’ Deadline Tuesday 29 Jan 2019.

      A further three calls have been released with a deadline of Tuesday 12 February 2019 on the topics:‘Research call on measuring the impact of adult social care support models for older people with moderate levels of care needs,’, ‘Research call for evidence review facility to support national policy development and evaluation’, ‘Research call for fast response research and analytical facility to support policy development and evaluation’.

      All of these would be great opportunities to enhance your impact profile.

      Thu 17 January 2019, 08:23 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      WHO housing and health guidelines

      The World Health Organisation has released new Housing and Health Guidelines

      Thu 06 December 2018, 07:48 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      WMAHSN Newsletter November 2018

      The monthly newsletter from the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network - improving health and creating wealth.

      Fri 23 November 2018, 13:59 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews


      WMAHSN October 2018 newsletter

      The monthly newsletter from the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network - improving health and creating wealth

      Tue 30 October 2018, 16:01 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      BMA Foundation for Medical Research

      The BMA Foundation for Medical Research provides approximately £700,000 of research funding annually, this year across 11 different grants. Details of the 2019 grants have now been confirmed and all grant categories can be viewed on the BMA Foundation website.

      Applications for the 2019 grant round will open on the BMA Foundation website from 1 January 2019www.bmafoundationmr.org.uk. The deadline for applications is 1 March 2019.

      Tue 16 October 2018, 14:06 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      HEIF Impact Fund

      The 2018/19 HEIF Impact Fund is open for proposals to support projects that facilitate and/or increase the impact of leading research, and which are potential REF2021 or future REF impact case studies. Deadline: Monday 22nd October 2018. Amount of funding: Up to £20,000 (must complete all spend before 31 July 2019).

      Applications that meet the eligibility criteria of the University’s Impact Acceleration Accounts (the EPSRC IAA, the ESRC IAA, or the BBSRC IAA), should be progressed to those IAA funds in the first instance. Applications for WMS are particularly welcomed, given the lack of IAA funding that is available for these departments.

      Interested applicants are invited to contact Impact Manager, Katie Irgin to discuss the most appropriate potential funding route and to request an application form. Applicants should expect to receive feedback by w/c 26 November 2018.

      Thu 27 September 2018, 11:21 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      Funding opportunity: NHS Innovation & Technology Payment

      The ITP aims to deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View – supporting the NHS to adopt innovative market-ready medical devices, diagnostics, digital platforms and technologies which have demonstrated improvement to the quality and efficiency of patient care, by removing financial or procurement barriers to uptake.

      Deadline: 3 October 2018

      Thu 13 September 2018, 11:52 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      NCCPE - August Newsletter

      Don't miss our REF 2021 consultation event, on 14th September to review the REF consultation proposals and explore their implications for public engagement.

      Wed 15 August 2018, 14:10 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      Public Engagement Fund 2018/19

      The Public Engagement Fund is now open for applications for the 2018/19 academic year. The purpose of the fund is to support small projects, act as a contribution/ pilot fund to support a larger project, or support the purchase of equipment to be used in future public engagement events. You can apply for up to £1,000 per project.

      Wed 08 August 2018, 10:18 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      WMAHSN July 2018 Newsletter

      The monthly newsletter from the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network - improving health and creating wealth

      Fri 27 July 2018, 08:22 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

      CLAHRC blog

      The latest CLAHRC blog is now available to read, featuring the following topics:

        • guidance for researchers on providing PPI feedback
          • recent papers on gluten sensitivity
            • the likelihood of replacing doctors with artificial intelligence
              • complications following bariatric surgery
                • administration of intravenous fluids
                  • a novel vaccination strategy
                    • the effect theological training has on health and wealth outcomes.
                    Thu 21 June 2018, 09:57 | Tags: Health GRP GRPNews

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