Wellcome Trust – Deadline: 18 Jan 2018

 UK Prevention Research Partnership Scheme

The UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) will fund large interdisciplinary research collaborations and networks to support research on the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases in the UK.

The UKPRP is a partnership of research councils, UK health departments and charities, including Wellcome. It is administered by the Medical Research Council (MRC).

For more information please visit the Wellcome website.


Cancer Research UK – Deadline 24 Jan 2018

Multidisciplinary Project Award

Co-funded by the EPSRC, this supports collaborations between cancer researchers and scientists from engineering/physical science disciplines.

Cancer Research UK – Deadline: 22 Feb 2018

Science Committee Programme Awards

Programme Awards provide long-term support for broad, multidisciplinary research where the aim is to answer questions spanning basic and translational research.

Wellcome Trust – Deadline: 24 Apr 2018

Collaborative Awards in Science

Collaborative Awards promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. We fund 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.

Applications for this scheme are usually considered two times a year (April and November).

for more information please visit the Wellcome Trust website.

British Heart Foundation – open all year

New horizons grants

These encourage scientists from outside traditional cardiovascular biology to engage in cardiovascular research. Grants are worth up to £300,000 each for up to three years. Funding covers research consumables and essential equipment and staff salaries, excluding PhD students.

For more information about these grants please go to the BHF website.

Rosetree Trust Interdisciplinary Prize

The Rosetrees Trust has launched their Interdisciplinary Prize 2016, a program aimed at stimulating the application of Maths and Computer Science to Medicine.

Imperial has been invited to submit one application to this call to fund a project at the interface of Maths or Computer Science to Medicine, with importance on the potential for patient benefit.  The award will be a total of £250,000 over three years.

The College will be having an internal selection process is outlined in the attached document and support must be in place from NHLI and the department in mathematics or computing.  The internal deadline for NHLI to consider applications will be 14th December (12:00pm) and will require a two page proposal together with the CVs of the lead researchers.  Following review in NHLI the College deadline for supported proposals will be 5th January 2016 (12.00pm). The deadline to Rosetrees Trust for the selected College candidate is 31st January 2016.

Rosetrees Criteria 2016