Leicester Precision Medicine Institute

GCRF Newton Fund and LMICs Funding Opportunities

Collaborative Awards in Science (April 2019)

Applicants: For researchers with a PhD or the equivalent and significant postdoctoral research experience.

Call: To promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery in clinical and public health. The trust funds teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Teams must normally consist of more than two but no more than seven applicants and be based at eligible organisations in the UK, Republic of Ireland or low- or middle-income countries. Exceptions can be made for projects that require specific expertise or resources provided by team members based in other countries. Each applicant must have proven research expertise and experience in their field, an academic or research post or equivalent, and a salary for the duration of the award period.

Funding: Up to £4 million over a period of up to five years
Funder: Wellcome Trust
Disciplines: Clinical Medicine; Public Health; Science; Humanities; Social Science

  • Tuesday 30 April 2019 (preliminary application)
  • Thursday 25 July 2019 (full application)

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