Research Funding Opportunities: School of Health
This post provides information on the latest funding opportunities for your School. You will still be able to conduct your own searches via Grantfinder in the usual way or contact the RSB Office firstname.lastname@example.org and we will assist you.
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The application deadlines for the following funds are approaching:
- 8 May 2014: Leverhulme Trust, Major Research Fellowships. Fellowship awards to enable well-established researchers in the UK to devote themselves to a single project of outstanding originality and significance appropriate for a period of concentrated research, capable of completion within the duration of two to three years. Fellowships are available in all fields of the Humanities or Social Sciences
- 14 May 2014: Leverhulme Trust, Philip Leverhulme Prizes – recognise the achievement of early career researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising. The prize scheme makes up to thirty awards of £100,000 a year, across a range of academic disciplines. For the 2014 competition the selected subject areas are: Biological Sciences; History; Law; Mathematics and Statistics; Philosophy and Theology; Sociology and Social Policy. The disciplines selected are intentionally broad, and nominations will be considered irrespective of a nominee’s departmental affiliation.
- 14 May 2014: Florence Nightingale Foundation Research Scholarships – The Foundation raises funds to provide scholarships for nurses and midwives to study at home and abroad, to promote innovation in practice, and to extend knowledge and skills to meet changing needs. Research scholarships cover a range of differing areas including research at Doctoral or Post-Doctoral level (with academic supervision or support) which can demonstrate direct benefit to patient care. This must involve clinically focused research, i.e. must be able to demonstrate impact on patient care and be academically supervised or supported.