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Improving health in low and middle income countries

Apply for funding for research that will benefit the health of people living in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

There is no limit to the amount of funding you can apply for.

You can apply if you are:

  • an LMIC-based principal investigator
  • a UK-based principal investigator working in partnership with LMIC investigators.

Public health intervention development (PHIND): Jan 2021

Apply for funding to develop early-stage interventions for a UK or global public health issue.

You must be a UK-based researcher at an eligible research organisation.

This opportunity opens twice a year.   

Pre-announcement: mental health data research hub

Apply for funding to set up a mental health data research hub in partnership with Health Data Research UK.

You must be a UK research organisation eligible for Medical Research Council funding.

Pre-announcement: pain research data hub

Apply for funding to set up a pain research data hub.

You must be a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

The hub will be part of the UKRI and Versus Arthritis Strategic Priority Fund Advanced Pain Discovery Platform.

Experimental medicine grants: Dec 2020

You can apply for funding through the Medical Reseach Council’s Experimental Medicine Panel.

Up to £10 million a year is available for research into the causes, progression and treatment of human disease through experimental intervention. Your proposal can focus on any disease.

You must be based at an eligible organisation.

Joint Global Health Trials

Trial development applications are typically up to £200k and 2 years duration and should aim to improve health in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Applicants based at eligible research organisations in LMICs and the UK are eligible to apply.

Future Leaders Fellowships: Round 6

The Future Leaders Fellowships is a £900 million fund for early career researchers and innovators. It supports research and innovation by outstanding individuals and helps them to establish themselves in universities, UK-registered businesses and other research and innovation environments.

UK-India COVID-19 partnership initiative

You can apply for funding to support research collaborations between researchers in India and the UK. Your research should focus on comparing south Asian populations in the two countries to improve our understanding of COVID-19 and have potential for improving health outcomes.

MRC senior clinical fellowship: Apr 2021

If you are a clinically-active healthcare professional with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field.

We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

MRC senior non-clinical fellowships: April 2021

If you are a researcher with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field. We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

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