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UKRI-NSFC Joint Call: Understanding and Addressing Health and Social Challenges for Ageing in the UK and China

The call invites high quality proposals between researchers in the UK and China which aim to enhance the evidence base on understanding and addressing health and social challenges facing ageing societies through interdisciplinary collaborations.

Genome Editing Mice for Medicine (GEMM)

The MRC has committed up to £4.5m over 5 years to deliver a UK community-driven, bespoke genetically-modified mouse service. This call will deploy the internationally-leading technical and logistical expertise at the MRC Harwell Mary Lyon Centre.

UK Nutrition Research Partnership (UK NRP) – Nutrition Hot Topics Workshops

The UK Nutrition Research Partnership (UK NRP) wishes to strengthen the UK nutrition research base by attracting new expertise and new partners into the field. The overall objective is to provide novel and robust insights into human nutrition, with the potential of transforming the long-term health of the population.

Researchers based within the UK are now invited to respond to a UK NRP Call for funds to organise ‘hot topic’ workshops. The aim is to accelerate progress by encouraging new thinking on important multidisciplinary challenges in nutrition research.

Methodology Research Programme: Nov 2019

  • Time remaining: 3w 5d 23h 46m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 2 Oct 2019
  • Closing date: 13 Nov 2019 16:00 GMT
  • Triage/shortlisting: Apr 2020
  • Meeting date: 13 - 14 May 2020
  • Type: Grants, Researcher-led

The MRC/NIHR Methodology Research Programme (MRP) is co-funded by the MRC and the Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) Second call for proposals: Consortium and Network Awards

Following a successful first funding round in which the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) invested £25 million in the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the UKPRP funders are pleased to launch a second call for proposals. Under this call, we seek to complement the initial portfolio of consortia and networks and would particularly welcome proposals in the priority areas outlined below. As before, full proposals will be invited based on an outline application and applicants should carefully consider the call specification as it reflects insights gained from delivering the first funding round.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) Program 2019 - US-UK, China and Israel call for proposals

  • Time remaining: 1m 0w 2d 23h 46m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 1 Aug 2019
  • Closing date: 20 Nov 2019 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Grants, MRC strategic

The multi-agency Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases EEID programme is now open.  This international joint call is supported in the UK by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Fund for International Collaboration and is being led by BBSRC on behalf of (BBSRC, ESRC, EPSRC, MRC and NERC).

Transforming the UK food system for healthy people and a healthy environment call and workshops

  • Time remaining: 1m 1w 1d 23h 46m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 8 Oct 2019
  • Closing date: 26 Nov 2019 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Grants, Researcher-led

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with government are pleased to announce a highly ambitious £25 million call for research to fundamentally transform the UK food system, by placing healthy people and a healthy natural environment at its centre. Proposals are invited for interdisciplinary research consortia to take a systems approach, linking healthy and accessible diets with sustainable food production and supply to help drive food system transformation. This programme aims to address health, environmental and social challenges simultaneously, bringing together researchers, policymakers, business and civil society to develop evidence for multi-pronged and simultaneous action across the food system.