Posts tagged: cancer

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation – Pilot Grants / Project Grants

7 January 2014

Title

Pilot Grants / Project Grants

Funder

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Deadline

16th March 2014

Value

Up to £25,000 (Pilot Grants) / Up to £150,000 (Project Grants)

Aim

These grants are available to allow established scientists to investigate and develop new ideas in lung cancer research in the areas of early detection and patient experience. In early detection of lung cancer, research projects into high-risk population stratification and molecular screening are invited, while research on patient experience should focus on:

  • health economic and societal burden of lung cancer;
  • improved care and support for those affected by a lung cancer diagnosis;
  • barriers to early diagnosis of lung cancer. 

Applications from professional groups such as nurses and allied health professionals are especially encouraged.

Length

Up to 12 months (Pilot Grants) / Up to 24 months (Project Grants)

Eligibility

Applicants must have proven track records in their own scientific field and be employed in a UK or RoI university or research institute.

Details

http://www.roycastle.org/research/research-grants/how-to-apply

Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 15th October 2013

15 October 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information. 

UK Funders

EU Funders

International Funders

  • Humanitarian Innovation Fund – Small & Large Grants. Closing Date: 28th October 2013 (EoIs for the Large Grants)

Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 7th October 2013

7 October 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information.

UK Funders

  • EPSRC – Research Challenges in Carbon Capture for CCS. A total budget of £4m is available to fund up to 4 projects covering challenges in carbon capture from power plants, each lasting up to 4 years. Closing Date: 30th January 2014 (registration required by 29th November 2013).
  • British Academy – Competition Timetables for 2013-14. Details of timetables/deadlines for various current and forthcoming British Academy grant schemes.
  • Royal Society – Brian Mercer Feasibility Award. Up to £30,000 over 12 months available for projects investigating the feasibility of commercialising an aspect of a scientist’s work. Closing Date: None.
  • British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Project Grants. Up to £15,000 available for projects lasing up to 12 months. Closing Date: 1st November 2013.
  • British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Research Grants. Up to £50,000 available for projects lasting up to 12 months. Closing Date: 1st November 2013.
  • Core: The Digestive Disorders Foundation – Amelie Waring Fellowship. One fellowship worth £180,000 over 3 years is available for work in any aspect of pancreatic inflammation or injury. Closing Date: 13 December 2013.
  • Core: The Digestive Disorders Foundation – Derek Butler Trust Fellowship. One fellowship worth £210,000 over 3 years is available for work in the field of diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract, including cancer. Closing Date: 13th December 2013.
  • Dimbleby Cancer Care – Research Fund. Funds available for projects focussing on care and support needs of patients, their families and carers. Closing Date: 22nd November 2013.

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy – Research Grants

2 October 2013

Title

Research Grants

Funder

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)

Deadline

1st November 2013

Value

Up to £50,000

Aim

The Society supports research grants in the following areas:

  • Mechanisms of antibacterial action
  • Mechanisms of antibacterial resistance
  • Antiviral resistance
  • Antiviral
  • Antifungals
  • Antibiotic methods
  • Antibiotic prescribing
  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Antiparisitics
  • Evidence based medicine / systematic reviews

Length

Up to 12 months

Eligibility

No specific eligibility criteria given

Details

http://bsac.org.uk/funding/project-research-grants/

Latest Funding Opportunities Digest: 20th September 2013

20 September 2013

The following funding opportunities have recently been announced. Please follow the links for more information.

UK Funders

  • ESRC – Alcohol Misuse Research. A total of between £750,000-£1.5m available for projects lasting up to 5 years. Closing Date: 29th November 2013.
  • TSB – Better Health Outcomes. Up to £100,000 available for projects lasting 6 months. Closing Date: 31st October 2013.
  • TSB – Supply chain innovation towards a circular economy. Projects up to £1m in value, lasting up to 24 months. Closing Date: 18th December 2013.
  • NIHR – Public Health Research Programme. No fixed limits on cost or duration. Closing Date: 19th November 2013.
  • Royal Academy of Engineering – ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs Award. Up to £40,000 available. Closing Date: 21st October 2013.
  • UKIERI – Knowledge Economy Partnerships. £5,000-20,000 available for partnerships lasting up to 1 year. Closing Date: 28th October 2013.
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation – Poverty and Ethnicity: Exploring the links through quantitative research. JRF anticipate commissioning between three and seven projects of 10 months’ duration from a total budget of £150,000. Closing Date: 16th October 2013.
  • Alzheimer’s Research UK – Interdisciplinary Research Grants. Up to £250,000 available for projects lasting up to 3 years. Closing Date: 24th January 2014.
  • Cancer Research UK – Drug Discovery Project Grants. Up to £200,000 available for projects lasting up to 2 years. Closing Date: 5th November 2013.
  • Association for International Cancer Research – Project Grants. Up to £200,000 available for projects lasting 3 years. Closing Date: 25th October 2013.
  • The Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund – Junior Research Fellowships. Salary costs plus up to £17,000 pa for consumables and £1,000 pa for travel costs for fellowships lasting 3 years. Closing Date: 25th October 2013.
  • Action Medical Research – Project Grants. Up to £200,000 to cover salary costs, consumables and items of equipment essential for carrying out the work. Closing Date: 25th November 2013.
  • Royal Archaeological Institute – Research Grants. Up to £5,000 available. Closing Date: 11th January 2014.

EU Funders 

  • EU – Directorate-General for Justice – Daphne III Action Grants. A minimum of €750,000 for projects lasting 2 years. Closing Date: 30th October 2013.
  • EU – Directorate-General for Education & Culture – Tenders on the changing pedagogical landscape. An estimated €400,000 is available for projects lasting up to 18 months. Closing Date: 22nd October 2013.