NIHR

NIHR

The NIHR offer a number of opportunities for funding, these can be found on their funding and support webpage. For a list of all current open funding calls please see the NIHR current funding opportunities page; newly released opportunities can be found below:

NIHR Research Professorships Round 8

Nominations are invited for the NIHR Research Professorships.  This scheme is open to Higher Education Institutions in partnership with NHS organisations, based in England only.

The closing date for Stage 1 will be Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 1pm

For further information please see the NIHR website

For application support please contact us

NIHR Fellowship Programme

Round 11 of the NIHR Fellowship Programme is now open.

Applications for all post-doctoral levels closes at 1pm on 5 December 2017.

Applications for the doctoral level closes at 1pm on 19 December 2017.  

Five levels of NIHR Fellowship awards are available: Doctoral, Post Doctoral, Transitional Research, Career Development and Senior Research. For further information and details on how to apply please visit the NIHR website

For application support please contact us

NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Programme

The HS&DR Programme aims to produce rigorous and relevant evidence to improve the quality, accessibility and organisation of health services. The following calls are now open:

17/99 Standard researcher-led (including complex health and care needs in older people theme)

Deadline for applications: 11 January 2018

17/100 Researcher-led (evidence synthesis)

Deadline for applications: 11 January 2018

For application support please contact us

NIHR Global Health Research – Call 2

A call has been issued to commission internationally-outstanding applied global health research. Following the success of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) 2016/17 call for Global Health Research Units and Groups, we are inviting a second round of applications from existing specialist academic groups who wish to expand into the field of global health. These are intended to be multi-disciplinary groups, led by a specialist academic group at a UK University or research institute in collaboration with partners in ODA-eligible low and middle income countries on the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list. The research should be directly and predominantly relevant to improving the health needs of patients and the public in these countries.

Deadline for applications: 20 October 2017

For further information and details on how to apply please visit the NIHR website

For application support please contact us

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit competition 34 – now open

Applications are invited for research proposals that are concerned with the day-to-day practice of health service staff, and which have the potential to have an impact on the health or wellbeing of patients and users of the NHS.

Deadline for applications: 22 November 2017

For further information and details on how to apply please visit the NIHR RfPB Website

For application support please contact us

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme – researcher-led calls

The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme funds research into the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests for those who plan, provide or receive care in the NHS.

The following new researcher-led calls have recently opened:

17/93 – Researcher-led, straight to full application (including complex health and care needs in older people theme)

Deadline for proposals: 13:00 on 5 December 2017

17/94 – Researcher-led, stage 1 to stage 2 (including complex health and care needs in older people theme)

Deadline for proposals: 13:00 on 5 December 2017

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NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme Researcher-led

The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme is accepting stage 1 applications to their researcher-led workstream:

17/60 – Researcher-led (including complex health and care needs in older people)

Deadline date for applications: 1pm on 28 November 2017

For further information and details of how to apply please visit the NIHR Funding Opportunities website

If you would like support with an application please contact us

 NIHR Health Services & Delivery Research Researcher-led (HS&DR) standard call

The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme are accepting stage 1 applications to their researcher-led workstream:

17/49 – HS&DR Researcher-led standard

Deadline date for applications: 1pm on 7 September 2017.

For further information and details of how to apply please visit the NIHR Funding Opportunities website

If you would like support with an application please contact us

NIHR Public Health Research (PHR) Programme – Large scale public health studies

Application dates: 01 January 2017 to 01 January 2018

The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme is keen to see applications for large-scale evaluation studies with the potential for national reach. This means primary research projects which:

  • address an issue of major strategic public health importance, with the cost in line with the significance of the problem to be investigated
  • are likely to lead to changes in practice that will have a significant impact on a large number of the population across the UK
  • aim to fill a clear ‘evidence gap’, and likely to generate new knowledge
  • have the potential for findings that are generalisable and transferable
  • bring together a team with strong expertise and track record across the full range of relevant disciplines

For further information and details of how to apply please visit the NIHR Funding Opportunities website

If you would like support with an application please contact us