respiratory

Royal Society of Medicine – Deadline: 7 Jan 2018

Clinical immunology and allergy president’s prize

This recognises the best clinical research abstract related to immunology or allergy.Applicants may be training grade doctors, young scientists and medical students who are not above specialist registrar, grade B clinical scientist or equivalent grade.

The first prize is worth £300. In addition, two prizes of £100 are awarded to runner-up candidates.

To learn more about this prize please go to the RSM website.

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Wellcome Trust/ Academy of Medical Sciences – Deadline 11 Jan 2018

Daniel Turnberg Travel Fellowships

Short-term funding (up to 3 months) for biomedical researchers to travel between the UK and the Middle East to learn new techniques and develop academic collaborations.

The precise deadline has not been announced yet, for more information on this funding call please go to the Wellcome website or the AMS website.

MRC – Deadline: 17 Jan 2018

New investigator grant – Population and Systems medicine – research boards

Supports researchers capable of becoming independent principal investigators. Grants are tenable for three years; however, in exceptional cases applications for longer periods of time may be accepted.

More information about this funding call can be found here.

MRC – Deadline: 17 Jan 2018

 

Programme grants – Population and systems medicine – research boards

Suitable for focused research projects. Grants are usually worth up to £1 million on the basis of 80 per cent of full economic costs of the research, for a maximum period of five years.

More information about this call can be found at the MRC website.

 

Sarcoidosis UK – BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION – Deadline: 29 JAN 2018

Sarcoidosis Research Grant

Applications must fit into at least one of the following categories: aetiology, prevention, diagnosis, alleviation, treatment and/or cure of sarcoidosis. Preference will be given to research that takes us towards new core understanding/a new therapeutic option.

The grant is available either to medically qualified applicants, post-doctoral scientists or allied health professionals for clinical, laboratory and/or epidemiological research into sarcoidosis.

The precise deadline has not been announced yet, for more information on this funding call please go to the BLF website.

 

Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund -British Lung Foundation – Deadline forecast: 29 Jan 2018

Mesothelioma research grant

The research may be either laboratory based or clinical, including epidemiological and/or palliative care studies into malignant pleural mesothelioma. Grants are for a specified period of up to three years to a maximum of £200,000.

For more information on this funding call please go to the BLF website.

 

British Lung Foundation – Deadline: 29 Jan 2018

Pump priming research grants

Preliminary applications are invited for support of research into lung disease. Although we are prepared to consider all aspects of respiratory disease, during this funding round we will favour projects in the fields of: bronchiectasis; COPD; interstitial lung disease, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; lung cancer; malignant pleural mesothelioma and paediatric respiratory conditions, including infections and wheezing.  Preference will also be given to research of clinical relevance and those that involve early-career investigators.

 

For more information on this funding call please go to the BLF website.

British Lung Foundation – Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust: Deadline 29 Jan 2018

Pump priming research grant

Preliminary applications are invited for support of research into pulmonary fibrosis. Grants are available to medically qualified applicants, post-doctoral scientists or allied health professionals for clinical, laboratory and/or epidemiological research.

Applications may seek costs for personnel, equipment and consumables where appropriate. Grants are for a specified period of up to three years to a maximum of £25,000.

For more information please visit the BLF website.

British Lung Foundation – Deadline: 29 Jan 2018

Dr Joseph Footitt COPD research grant

Preliminary applications are invited for support of research into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Grants are available to early-career medically qualified applicants or post-doctoral scientists for clinical, laboratory or epidemiological research. Principal applicants can have a maximum of five years’ post-doctoral experience.

Applications may seek costs for personnel, equipment and consumables where appropriate. Grants are for a specified period of up to three years to a maximum of £17,000.

For more information on this funding call please go to the BLF website.

British Thoracic Society – Deadline: 31 Jan 2018

Scadding-Morriston Davies joint fellowship in respiratory medicine

This fellowship is available to support visits to medical centres in the U.K. or abroad for the purpose of undertaking research or training related to respiratory medicine. Applications are invited from medical graduates practising in the UK, including consultants. A sum of up to £20,000 can be awarded to the successful candidate, or the sum may be divided to support two or more applicants.

For more information on this fellowship please go to the BTS website.