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Investigate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine responses and immune failure

Apply for funding to investigate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine responses or immune failure.

You must be based at an eligible UK research organisation.

Your project must examine one or both of these:

  • the nature and quality of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine responses
  • the mechanisms of immune failure that lead to either SARS-CoV-2 re-infection or vaccine breakthrough.

Adventurous energy research for a sustainable net zero: outlines

Apply for funding for high-risk research into technologies to enable a sustainable net zero.

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

Holders of postdoctoral fellowships are not eligible to apply.

This is an outline stage. If you’re successful, we will invite you to interview.

Addressing COVID-19 challenges with Japanese researchers

Apply for funding for a social sciences, arts or humanities research project. This must be in collaboration with Japanese researchers.

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

We encourage you to address challenges and opportunities associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Civil nuclear research with Japan: phase 8

Apply for funding to research challenges in civil nuclear energy relevant to Fukushima and Sellafield.

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

You must collaborate with Japanese researchers.

Develop guidance for better research methods

Apply for funding to develop new guidance on biomedical and health research methods.

The guidance should aim to:

  • improve the understanding and use of better methods related to the remit of MRC or National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)
  • be accessible to those without specialist methodology knowledge.

The lead applicant must have a postgraduate degree and be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.

MRC population and systems medicine partnership grants: Sep 2021

Funding is available from MRC’s Population and Systems Medicine Board to support new partnerships between researchers in the area of population and systems medicine.

Funding varies widely for partnerships lasting between one and five years. This funding opportunity runs three times every year.

Addressing limitations in manufacturing nucleic acid therapeutics

Apply for funding to set up a research consortium addressing challenges in the manufacture of nucleic acid therapeutics.

This opportunity is open to academic and industrial organisations in the UK and abroad. The lead organisation must be UK-based.

Engaging young people with climate research

Apply for funding to engage young people with climate-related research and the research process.

You must be:

  • a researcher at doctoral level or higher based at a UK research organisation
  • from an arts and humanities discipline, or a related interdisciplinary background.

Your project must take place between September and December 2021 to coincide with the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).

Develop digital economy research communities with NetworkPlus

Apply for funding to build digital economy and manufacturing research communities with NetworkPlus. These must address one of the EPSRC digital economy theme priority areas.

The following can apply:

  • UK higher education institutions
  • research council institutes
  • UKRI-approved independent research organisations
  • public sector research establishments
  • NHS bodies with research capacity.

SBRI: assays for SARS-CoV-2 cellular immune responses

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by UKRI. The competition is part of the COVID-19 National Core Studies (NCS) programme.

The programme’s objective is to address key research questions in support of the UK government’s response to COVID-19.

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