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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.

Collaborate with researchers in Brazil

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and FAPESP’s lead agency agreement allows UKRI to assess joint applications from eligible UK and Brazil-based researchers from the state of São Paulo on behalf of both organisations.

UKRI and FAPESP will co-fund applications submitted to responsive mode funding opportunities via selected funding opportunities.

Collaborate with researchers in Norway

UKRI and RCN have signed a Money Follows Cooperation agreement to enable collaborative applications between researchers in the UK and Norway. UKRI funding will be provided for co-investigators from Norway in successful applications.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Collaborate with researchers in Luxembourg

UKRI and FNR have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable and support applications between researchers in the UK and Luxembourg. UKRI will fund the UK component and FNR will fund the Luxembourg component of the application.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Researching ME/CFS: highlight notice

Apply for funding to research myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as ME/CFS.

Researching motor neurone disease: highlight notice

Apply for funding to research motor neurone disease (MND).

You can get funding through any:

  • grants from MRC research boards or panels
  • MRC fellowships

You should apply through the existing funding opportunity that is most relevant to your science area and career stage.

Renewal scheme for current Future Leaders Fellows

Successful applicants to the Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) scheme have the opportunity to extend their four-year fellowship by up to a further three years.

This funding opportunity is available to current FLF award holders only and should be a continuation of the original FLF fellowship.

Tackling obesity

Apply for funding to develop effective strategies to tackle overweight and obesity.

‘Tackling obesity’ is open to applications submitted to the Population and Systems Medicine Board.

You should apply through the existing funding opportunity most relevant to your science area and career stage.

Develop interdisciplinary research proposals to tackle epidemic threats

Apply for seed funding to build interdisciplinary teams and develop research ideas to tackle epidemic diseases of animals, humans and plants.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding.

Funding for early stage development of new healthcare interventions

Apply to the Developmental Pathway Gap Fund (DPGF) to generate critical preliminary data and de-risk your development strategy for a new medicine, medical device, diagnostic test, or other medical intervention.

You must be based at a research organisation eligible for Medical Research Council (MRC) funding.

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