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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.

 

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.

Build on existing COVID-19 infrastructure, partnerships and resources

Apply for funding to build on existing COVID-19 collaborative infrastructure, partnerships and resources.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding.

Proposals must be within remit of MRC’s four research boards.

Experimental medicine

Apply for funding to investigate the causes, progression and treatment of human disease. Your proposal must include an experimental intervention or challenge in humans.

You must be based at an eligible research organisation. Any researcher employed by an eligible research organisation, including MRC institutes and units (including those in Gambia and Uganda), can apply for this funding opportunity.

You can apply if you hold a fellowship or lectureship.

This is an ongoing scheme. Application rounds open every six months, closing in April and October.

 

UKRI-Defra One Health approach to vector borne diseases

Apply for funding to forecast, understand, mitigate and avoid vector (arthropod) borne disease (VBD) threats to the UK.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for BBSRC funding.

UK-US research: ecology and evolution of infectious diseases 2022

Apply to research the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases.

You must be based at a UK 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.

Establish an integrated UK Rare Disease Research Platform: nodes

Apply for funding to coordinate and address tractable challenges in rare diseases and achieve a step change in the mechanistic understanding, diagnosis and therapy of rare diseases.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for MRC funding.

Clinical academic research partnerships

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.

African Research Leaders 2023

Apply for funding to support excellent global health research and strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

We aim to attract and retain exceptionally talented ‘rising star’ individuals who will lead high quality research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA.

Researchers should be supported by an enthusiastic local research environment and by a UK-based mentor as part of a partnership between the African and UK institutions.

This is the integrated website of the seven research councils, Research England and Innovate UK.
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