Apply for funding to support your move to independent investigator. Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.
You must be a registered healthcare professional with a PhD.
You must be able to show:
- evidence of career progression
- clear plans to develop leadership in your own specialist area of research.
Apply for funding to undertake a PhD or to reacquire research skills. Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.
You must be a registered healthcare professional, either:
- planning to undertake a PhD or similar
- a PhD graduate working outside of research for at least five years.
These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break. Fellowships combine a personalised retraining programme with a challenging research project. They are flexible, usually lasting two years at 0.5 full-time equivalent, although some UKRI funders may award longer.
Apply for funding to research myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
You can get the funding through any of the existing:
- grants from MRC research boards
- MRC fellowships.
You should apply through the existing funding opportunity that is most relevant to your science area and career stage.