NIHR Funding Opportunity for Oncology Diagnostics

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) Challenge Awards invite applications in the area of Oncology Diagnostics, aiming to improve medical practice by better prevention, earlier and more precise diagnosis, early intervention and more tailored treatment, all of which can help improve clinical outcomes, avoid side effects and contribute to overall cost savings.  Deadline for applications 27 May 2015 1:00 pm Continue reading


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

Commissioned call for research proposals:

Researchers are invited to submit applications in the following topic areas:

  • 14/199 – Major Trauma (webinar 12/01/15 – book now)
    14/200 – Bone metabolism including parathyroid disorders
    14/201 – Inflammatory bowel disease (webinar 08/01/15 – book now)
    14/202 – Mechanisms of actions of health intervention (webinar 12/12/14 – book now)
    14/203 – Applied research into mesothelioma
    14/204 – Novel endoscopic optical imaging interventions and technologies
    14/205 – Mechanisms of isolated traumatic brain injury

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Research Funding Opportunities Seminar

The R&KT Office is holding its first seminar of the academic year  TOMORROW, Thursday 2nd October,  between 1-2 pm in the IBR Seminar Room (N143).

The seminar will highlight the information we produce in the R&KT Office about funding opportunities and some of the more unusual opportunities.

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Research Design Service West Midlands Fellowship Event

RDS WM are hosting a Fellowship Event on Friday 24 October 2014, 9.30 am – 1.00 pm

The Learning Centre, University of Birmingham

The event will provide an overview of the current NIHR Fellowship schemes and insights into the requirements of the interview panel.  Lessons learned from previous fellowship applications will be shared and there will be an opportunity to present to a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style panel of experienced researchers.

If you are intending to apply for the January 2014 round of the NIHR Fellowship scheme, or any other fellowship funding stream, we strongly encourage you to attend.   Attendance is free of charge and lunch will be provided at 1.00 pm. Continue reading

Translational Funding Event – Thursday 10th July

Unlock the translational potential of your research

On Thursday 10th July, the College of Medical & Dental Sciences are hosting a Translational Funding Event to raise awareness around what translational funding is available, which may appropriate for you, and at what stage you should be considering external translational funding schemes. Continue reading