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    • Research Funding Update: Fellowships and studentships, 30th May 2008 See www.rdfunding.org.uk for more details of funding opportunities Calls and Competitions: New and Emerging Applications of Technology (NEAT) 9th Call for Outline proposals for translational research The New and Emerging Applications of Technology programme wishes to invite outline proposals for strategic applied research which utilises recent advances in fundamental knowledge and technology to develop products and interventions for improved health and social care or for disease prevention and treatment. Translational Research proposals must be submitted and signed on the form supplied, arriving no later than 5pm on Thursday 5th July 2007. http://www.nihr-ccf.org.uk/site/callsproposals/neat/default.cfm NIHR – Research Capacity Development 2008 recruitment for Clinical Lectureship posts Clinical Lectureships are available for people who are advanced in their specialty training, have completed a research doctorate or equivalent and show outstanding potential for continuing a career in academic medicine or dentistry. Those who hold a National Training Number (NTN) and a PhD or MD are eligible to apply. Applications can be made between 1 April 2008 and 31 March 2009. RCD CLs NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme seventh competition The Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme invites proposals for quantitative or qualitative research into Health and Public Health Services. The date for submitting a Registration of Intention (ROI) to apply is 5.00 pm Tuesday 12 August 2008 and the application closing date is 23 September 2008. Call for proposals Fellowships European Society of Cardiology Research Fellowships in Heart Failure Research Fellowships may be held for a period of two years. Fellows will receive a sum of 25,000 Euros (approx £19,859) per year to cover subsistence. Page 1 of 10
    • £10K - £50K Closing date: 14 April 2009 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) Foundation Fellowships These fellowships will normally provide a full-time salary over 3 years (plus an additional fixed salary supplement of £3,000 pa for non-clinical fellows) with reasonable running costs and small items of equipment. Please note that all arc grants provide an automatic additional allowance for conference travel which does not need to be applied for in the grant application. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 06 April 2009 Duration: 1 year - 3 years British Association of Dermatologists BAD Intercalated Fellowship Up to £5,000 towards fees and living expenses. < £5K Closing date: 20 March 2009 Duration: Single Payment Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) Career Development Fellowships (Biomedical Sciences Panel) Salaries will be according to age and experience on the appropriate scientific salary scale, and all career development fellows are eligible for an additional fixed salary supplement of £3,000 per annum. Application may also be made for reasonable running costs. Unspecified The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 02 March 2009 Duration: > 3 years Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) Allied Health Professional Training Fellowship These fellowships will provide a salary commensurate with the applicant's current salary at the time of appointment, with reasonable running costs. Tuition fees will not normally be provided. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 02 February 2009 Duration: 1 year - 3 years ESPID (European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases) ESPID Fellowship Awards The annual stipend will be €40,000 (approx £27,150) for fellows working in the European region or $40,000 (approx £20,000) for fellows working in the US or Americas. This stipend will be given annually for two years subject to review at the end of the first year. For further information please see their website. £10K - £50K Closing date: 30 January 2009 Page 2 of 10
    • Duration: 1 year - 3 years MRC - Medical Research Council Career Development Award The Fellowship provides the fellow’s personal salary together with research support staff, research consumables expenses, travel costs and capital equipment appropriate for the research project under Full Economic Costs (fEC). The award also provides the opportunity to undertake a period of research training outside the UK, for which overseas living costs are available. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 16 January 2009 Duration: > 3 years Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) Clinical Research Fellowships Salaries will be according to age and experience on the appropriate clinical salary scale. Application may also be made for reasonable running costs, although tuition fees will not generally be provided. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 05 January 2009 Duration: 1 year - 3 years European Association for the Study of the Liver Entry Level Research Fellowships €25,000 (approx. £18,692). £10K - £50K Closing date: 31 December 2008 Duration: 6 months - 1 year European Association for the Study of the Liver Post Doc Research Fellowships €35,000 (approx. £26,154). £10K - £50K Closing date: 31 December 2008 Duration: 6 months - 1 year Leukaemia Research Bennett Non-Clinical Fellowships in Experimental Haematology Junior Fellowship : Five years personal support together with a three year research assistant post and appropriate consumable costs. Senior Fellowship: Five years personal support together with three years funding for one or two support posts and appropriate consumable costs. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 15 December 2008 Duration: > 3 years Breast Cancer Campaign Scientific Fellowships Up to £450,000 for 5 years > £100K Page 3 of 10
    • Closing date: 12 December 2008 Duration: > 3 years European Crohn's & Colitis Organisation ECCO Fellowships A total amount of 30,000 Euro (aprox £21,620) will be awarded annually for one ECCO Fellowship. £10K - £50K Closing date: 01 December 2008 Duration: 6 months - 1 year MRC - Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist Fellowship The Fellowship provides the fellow’s personal salary, up to and including Consultant level, together with research support staff, research consumables expenses, travel costs and capital equipment appropriate for the research project under Full Economic Costs (fEC). The award also provides the opportunity to undertake a period of research training outside the UK, for which overseas living costs are available. MRC does not pay for additional duty hours. Instead, MRC will provide the salary of medical and dental graduates at the Senior House Office or Specialist Registrar stage of clinical training at one spine point higher than the appropriate point for clinical training career stage. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 21 November 2008 Duration: > 3 years MRC - Medical Research Council Senior Clinical Fellowship The award provides a competitive personal salary for the fellow up to and including Consultant level in the case of medically qualified applicants, research support staff, research consumables expenses and capital equipment appropriate for the research project, travel costs, and other appropriate items under Full Economic Cost arrangements. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 21 November 2008 Duration: > 3 years Kidney Research UK Training Fellowships The amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 21 November 2008 Duration: unspecified Kidney Research UK Career Development Fellowship Financial support will be based upon an appropriate point on current NHS or University pay scales. An allowance for consumables will be available. The amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 21 November 2008 Page 4 of 10
    • Duration: unspecified Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowships The maximum value of a fellowship is £35,000. The awards provide research expenses over and above normal living costs and/or provide a contribution towards reasonable replacement costs or loss of earnings. £10K - £50K Closing date: 07 November 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Alzheimer's Society QRD Research Fellowships The maximum award is £200,000. > £100K Closing date: 31 October 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Diabetes UK Clinical Training Fellowships Diabetes UK will provide a salary for the three year duration of the Fellowship at registrar level for successful applicants, as well as research expenses. The amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 31 October 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Diabetes UK RD Lawrence Research Fellowships Requests should not exceed £14,000 per annum. Salary for the applicant may be requested. The salary for a technician or postgraduate research assistant may also be requested. This must be justified fully in the proposal. £50K - £100K Closing date: 31 October 2008 Duration: > 3 years European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists (EACTA) Clinical Fellowship EACTA has established an educational fellowship funded to the level of 15000 Euros/year. The Clinical Fellowship will be available as one 12 month fellowship grant of €15,000 (approx £10,470), or two 6 month grants of €7,500 (approx £5,230). £10K - £50K Closing date: 31 October 2008 Closing date: 6 months - 1 year Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellowship The scheme provides support for research expenses and the fellow's salary. The amount of funding is unspecified. Funding for a period of research abroad may be requested if scientifically justified. Page 5 of 10
    • The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 17 October 2008 Duration: > 3 years MRC - Medical Research Council Special Training Fellowship in Biomedical Informatics The Fellowship provides the fellow’s personal salary, research training support costs, annual travel costs and all other relevant costs under Full Economic Costs. Salaries for clinical applicants will be payable up to, but not including, NHS consultant level. Where the Fellowship includes attendance on a formal course leading to a Masters degree, or parts of such a course, course fees may be requested. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 03 October 2008 Duration: > 3 years MRC - Medical Research Council Senior Non-Clinical Fellowship The award provides a competitive personal salary for the fellow, research support staff, research consumables expenses and capital equipment appropriate for the research project, travel costs, and other appropriate items under Full Economic Costing. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 26 September 2008 Duration: > 3 years British Skin Foundation BSF Fellowship A fixed amount of £60,000. £50K - £100K Closing date: 26 September 2008 Duration: 6 months - 1 year Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science A basic salary as determined by the host institution with an additional Trust enhancement for basic science fellows; Research expenses; Research assistance if required (in the form of one graduate research assistant or technician); Overseas allowances where appropriate; Travel and subsistence for scientifically justified visits of up to 12 months. Please see their website for further details. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 25 September 2008 Duration: > 3 years Wellcome Trust Biomedical Science Career Re-Entry Fellowship Two to Four years support depending on seniority before career break, either on a full-or part-time basis. A basic salary as determined by the host institution with an additional Trust enhancement for basic science fellows. Page 6 of 10
    • Research expenses (consumables, animals, travel support to attend scientific meetings). Modest requests for equipment and funding for re-training may also be considered. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 25 September 2008 Duration: > 3 years Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) Career Progression Fellowships The fellowship will provide 50% of a full time salary for up to 2 years with appropriate running costs in partnership with the host institution, who will agree to co-fund 50% of the salary. The amount of funding is unspecified. Closing date: 22 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Kidney Research UK British Renal Society/Kidney Research UK Fellowship A maximum total amount of £50,000 over a period of up to two years is available for the fellowship. £10K - £50K Closing date: 19 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years MRC - Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellowships Pre-doctoral level - The award provides a competitive personal salary, up to Specialist Registrar but not including NHS Consultant level, a Research Training Support Grant of up to £10,000 per annum (items must be detailed and justified), and an annual travel allowance of £450. Post-Doctoral level - The fellowship provides a competitive personal salary, up to Specialist Registrar but not including NHS consultant level, research expenses, and travel costs at an appropriate level for the research, under Full Economic costs (fEC). For full details of what funding includes at each level please see their website. The amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 19 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) Educational Research Fellowships The amount of funding is unspecified. Closing date: 08 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Training Fellowship The Fellowship provides research expenses, an appropriate salary in line with the applicant's current salary and grade and standard university consolidated Page 7 of 10
    • fees for post-graduate students (plus college fees at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge). The exact amount funding is unspecified Closing date: 01 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Surgery Each Fellowship will provide an appropriate salary and research running expenses. The exact amount funding is unspecified Closing date: 01 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Cancer Research UK Cancer Research UK/Royal College of Radiologists Clinical Research Training Fellowships Each Fellowship will provide an appropriate salary and research running expenses. The exact amount funding is unspecified Closing date: 01 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Postdoctoral Fellowships The exact amount of funding available is unspecified Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: 1 year - 3 years ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Research Fellowships Fellowships offer a salaried period of two to three years (five years in exceptional circumstances) to researchers working in all areas of social and economic science. The exact amount of funding available is unspecified Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: 1 year - 3 years ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Postdoctoral Fellowships The exact amount of funding available is unspecified Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: 1 year - 3 years Page 8 of 10
    • Studentships National Eye Research Centre Postgraduate Studentships Grants for PhD Studentships are for a three-year period and up to £60,000. £10K - £50K Closing date: 15 January 2009 Duration: 1 year - 3 years Diabetes UK Entry Level Fellowship Requests should not exceed £10,000. Salary for the applicant may be requested. This will be paid at registrar level or on equivalent university scales. £5K - £10K Closing date: 31 October 2008 Duration: 6 months - 1 year British Skin Foundation BSF Studentship A fixed amount of £75,000 (approx. £25,000 per year). £50K - £100K Closing date: 26 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years AHRC - (Arts and Humanities Research Council) Block Grant Partnerships A full award for a postgraduate studentship for full-time study provides funds to meet: •payment of approved fees to the organisation •a maintenance grant, plus additional allowances for disabled students where appropriate •additional support towards the costs of fieldwork or study visits for students pursuing doctoral research or research-based Master’s courses. The amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: 02 September 2008 Duration: unspecified Diabetes UK PhD Studentship Grants The awards offered are as follows: London Stipend: Year 1 - £15,000, Year 2 - £15,500 and Year 3 - £16,000 Outside London Stipend: Year 1 - £13,000, Year 2 - £13,500 and Year 3 - £14,000 Research Costs: Years 1, 2 & 3 - £10,000. £50K - £100K Closing date: 01 September 2008 Duration: 1 year - 3 years ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Research Grant Linked Studentships Page 9 of 10
    • Studentships are not costed under FEC arrangements, but if awarded, the grant will meet the full 100% cost of the normal provision for these. For Large grants (£1.5m-£5m) the cost of any studentship(s) must be costed as part of the £5 million envelope. Stipends may only be paid to students who are normally UK resident or EU students meeting standard ESRC eligibility requirements. Where this is not the case the stipend may not normally be paid. Exceptionally, if it is not possible to obtain a UK-based student, an overseas student could be considered, subject to normal visa and permit requirements. The exact amount of funding is unspecified Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: > 3 years British Heart Foundation Non-Clinical PhD Studentships Award may include: Student stipend at current BHF rates; Tuition fees at standard home student rate (set by the research institution); Research consumables, directly attributable to the project, usually less than £10,000 per year. £50K - £100K Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: 1 year - 3 years Deafness Research UK Postgraduate Studentships The amount of funding available is unspecified but is based on MRC rates. Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: 1 year - 3 years Laura Crane Trust PhD Studentships Up to £80,000 available in total. £50K - £100K Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: unspecified Blackie Foundation Trust Postgraduate Studentships Amount of funding available is unspecified. Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: unspecified Ataxia UK PhD Studentship The amount of funding available is unspecified. Closing date: Apply Anytime Duration: unspecified Page 10 of 10