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Daphne Jackson fellowship

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.

Researching ME/CFS: highlight notice

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.


Applied global health research: improve health in LMICs

Apply for funding for applied global health 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.

Develop new approaches to small molecule medicine

Apply for funding to research starting points for small molecule medicinal drugs.

You must be a researcher working at an eligible UK institution.

UK-US research: ecology and evolution of infectious diseases 2021

To apply, you must be from a UK-based research organisation eligible for BBSRC funding.

Your team must be interdisciplinary.

You must collaborate with a US partner. You can also collaborate with partners from China or Israel.

Clinical academic research partnerships: 2021

Apply for funding to develop your research interests through a collaborative partnership.

You must be a research-qualified healthcare professional at consultant level or equivalent. You must not be currently undertaking any substantial research activity.

You must have a research partner based at an eligible research organisation.

Building responsible neurotechnology research capability

Apply for funding to develop a research network for neurotechnology.

You must be:

  • based in the UK
  • eligible for EPSRC funding.

Your network is expected to:

  • help form new interdisciplinary research communities
  • promote responsible research and address ethical issues in neurotechnology
  • set a research agenda and fund small feasibility studies.

Artificial intelligence for better biomedical and health research

Apply for funding to use artificial intelligence (AI) for biomedical and health research.

To lead a proposal, you must be from a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding.

Advancing adolescent mental health and wellbeing research

Apply for funding to help improve research in the field of ‘adolescence, mental health and the developing mind’ through:

  • methodological innovation
  • capability building.

You can be researcher at any career stage who is:

  • within the remit of AHRC, ESRC or MRC
  • based in the UK
  • from a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

Better methods, better research: Nov 2021

Researchers can apply for funding to improve the methods being used in wider biomedical and health research. The programme is jointly funded by MRC and the National Institute for Health Research, and the programme welcomes research that falls within the remit of either funder.

We will normally award up to £500,000 and support 80% of the full economic costs of your proposal.

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