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Clinical Academic Research Partnerships

A new mechanism for NHS consultants with a PhD or MD but who are not currently research active, to participate in collaborative high-quality research partnerships with established leading medical research groups.

Biomedical Catalyst: Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS) outline: Mar 2019

  • Time remaining: 1m 0w 0d 8h 0m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 8 Feb 2019
  • Closing date: 21 Mar 2019 16:00 GMT
  • Meeting date: 22 - 23 May 2019
  • Type: Grants, Researcher-led

DPFS is an ongoing scheme, with outline deadlines every 4 months.

Further details of open and future DPFS deadlines can be found on the submission deadlines page for the scheme.

The DPFS scheme is a key part of our Translational Research Strategy and supports the translation of fundamental discoveries toward benefits to human health. It funds the pre-clinical development and early clinical testing of novel therapeutics, devices and diagnostics, including “repurposing” of existing therapies.

UKRI GCRF Health and Context call 2019 - outline

  • Time remaining: 1m 1w 5d 8h 0m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 16 Jan 2019
  • Closing date: 2 Apr 2019 16:00 GMT+1
  • Type: Grants, MRC strategic

This cross-council, UKRI GCRF Health and Context call is seeking proposals for interdisciplinary research addressing wider contextual factors contributing to the burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases.

Clinician Scientist Fellowship (CSF) opportunity: April 2019

The CSF develops talented medically and other clinically qualified professionals who have gained a higher research degree to lead their own research plans and establish their own research team to make the transition to independent investigator.

Senior Clinical Fellowship (SCF) opportunity: April 2019

The SCF supports talented medically and other clinically qualified professionals, with an effective track record of internationally competitive independent research, to make the transition to research leadership.

Clinical Research Training Fellowship Pre Doctoral (CRTF) opportunity: Apr 2019

The CRTF supports clinically active professionals within the UK to undertake a higher research degree. The scheme can also provide post-doctoral funding for applicants who achieved their PhD more than five years ago but who have not been research active since due to clinical training commitments.

Understanding the mechanistic links between nutrition and non-communicable diseases in low and middle-income countries

The MRC GCRF call on understanding the mechanistic links between nutrition and non-communicable diseases in low and middle-income countries is part of the MRC’s suite of strategic activities in global health and nutrition research.

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2019

  • Time remaining: 1m 2w 5d 8h 0m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 17 Jan 2019
  • Closing date: 9 Apr 2019 16:00 GMT+1
  • Type: Grants, Researcher-led

The UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards.