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Programme Development Grants - Invitation for Applications

Closing date: 10 March 2015 Publish date: 09 December 2014

Applications are invited for Programme Development Grant funding. Programme Development Grants are designed to increase the rate and number of successful applications for a full Programme Grant by supporting the completion of the necessary preparatory work to suitably position the research team to submit a competitive Stage 2 Programme Grant application. Individual awards are for a maximum of £100k over a period of six to eighteen months. The amount of funding awarded, however, is determined by the scale and nature of the research activity to be conducted. Successful applicants, on completion of their development work, proceed straight to a Stage 2 Programme Grant application.

Please note, in addition to usual commissioning arrangements, researchers can apply to the Mesothelioma themed call through this competition.

The closing date for applications is 10 March 2015 at 13:00.

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Public Health Research Programme - Researcher-led call

Closing date: 02 April 2015 Publish date: 12 December 2014

The Public Health Research Programme are accepting applications to their researcher-led workstream as follows:

14/231 - Researcher-led call

The closing dates for applications is 1pm, 2 April 2015.

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Public Health Research Programme - Commissioned call

Closing date: 21 April 2015 Publish date: 23 December 2014

The Public Health Research Programme are accepting applications to their commissioned workstream as follows:

15/01 - Interventions for Parents or Carers to Promote Healthy Behaviours in Children and Young People
15/02 - Interventions by local authorities and other local organisations to improve nutrition and influence food environments
15/03 - Preventing Relationship and Dating Violence
15/04 - Unintentional injuries at home in children under the age of 5 years
15/05 - Workplace health and wellbeing

The closing date for applications is 21 April 2015, by 1pm

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Health Technology Assessment Programme - Researcher-led call

Closing date: 06 May 2015 Publish date: 21 January 2015

The Health Technology Assessment Programme is accepting calls to their researcher-ledworkstream. For this round they are particularly interested in receiving applications for clinical and applied health research into end of life care.

The area of mesothelioma research continues to be of national importance. Applications in this area are also welcome through the researcher-led workstream.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/funding/hta-researcher-led 


Health Technology Assessment Programme - Commissioned call

Closing date: 12 May 2015 Publish date: 12 November 2014

The Health Technology Assessment Programme is accepting applications on the following commissioning briefs, in the areas of primary research and evidence synthesis:

  • 14/224 - Opioids in chronic non-malignant pain
  • 14/226 - Septoplasty for a deviated nasal septum
  • 14/230 - L-ornithine-l-aspartate (LOLA) and/or Rifaximin for acute hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis

The closing date for applications is 1pm, 12 May 2015.

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Health Technology Assessment Programme - commissioned call topics of continuing interest

Closing date: 13 May 2015 Publish date: 24 December 2014

The Health Technology Assessment Programme is accepting applications to its commissioned workstream for the following topics of continuing interest:

14/227 - HbA1c targets for patients with type 2 diabetes
14/228 - What is the best way to deliver pre-operative smoking cessation interventions
14/229 - Mechanical Insufflation-Exsufflation devices for assisted cough in neuromuscular disease

The closing date for applications is 13 May 2015, by 1pm.

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Health Services and Delivery Research Programme - Commissioned call

Closing date: 14 May 2015 Publish date: 19 February 2015

The Health Services and Delivery Research Programme are accepting applications to their commissioned workstream as follows:

  • 15/24 - Assessing service models of community mental health response to urgent care needs
  • 15/25 - Evaluating group clinics for people with longterm conditions

The closing date for applications is 14 May 2015, by 1pm

For more information and to apply please visit http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/funding/hsdr-commissioned

 


Programme Grants for Applied Research - Invitation for Applications

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 25 February 2015

The NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research programme invites Stage 1 research proposals to develop individual programmes in response to the NIHR's themed call on Multimorbidities in Older People. Research funded through a Programme Grant typically consists of an interrelated group of high quality projects focused on a coherent theme and hence require multidisciplinary approaches, including clinical, health economics, statistics, qualitative and behavioural sciences, to ensure that research objectives can be met. The amount awarded and the length of the funding period will depend on the nature of the proposed work, in particular whether or not the proposal includes a substantial powered trial.

The closing date for applications is 20 May 2015 at 13:00.
Link to Page: How to apply (link to: http://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/pgfar-how-to-apply.htm)

Closing Date: 20 May 2015

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Programme Grants for Applied Research Programme - Multimorbidities Themed Call

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 13 February 2015

The PGfAR Programme is participating in the NIHR Multimorbidities in Older People themed call. Multimorbidities is defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in one person.

Applications will be available from 9am on 25 February 2015 and the deadline for applications is 1pm on 20 May 2015.

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Invention for Innovation (i4i) - Multimorbidities Themed Call

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 13 February 2015

The i4i Programme is participating in the NIHR Multimorbidities in Older People themed call. Multimorbidities is defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in one person.

Applications will open from 9am on 25 February 2015 and the deadline for applications is 1pm on 20 May 2015.

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Research for Patient Benefit - Invitation for Applications

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 30 January 2015

Applications are invited for NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) proposals which are related to the day-to-day practice of health service staff and are concerned with having an impact on the health or well-being of patients and users of the NHS on a wide range of issues. The programme supports applications which are regionally derived and applications which have emerged from interaction with patients and the public, which relate to patient and service user experience, and which have been drawn up in association with a relevant group of service users.

RfPB applications for the call for research into multimorbidities in older people can be made through Competition 27.

Competition 27 opens: 9am, 25 February 2015

Competition 27 closes: 1pm, 20 May 2015

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Health Services and Delivery Research Programme - Multimorbidities Themed Call

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 27 January 2015

The HS&DR Programme is participating in the NIHR call for multimorbidities in older people. Multimorbidity is defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in one person.

For more information and to apply please visit http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/funding/hsdr-themed

 


Public Health Research Programme - Multimorbidities Themed Call

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 27 January 2015

The PHR Programme is participating in the NIHR Themed Call for multimorbidities in older people. Multimorbidity is defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in one person.

For more information and to apply please visit http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/funding/phr-themed

 


Health Technology Assessment Programme - Multimorbidities Themed Call

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 27 January 2015

The HTA Programme is participating in the NIHR Themed Call for multimorbidities in older people. Multimorbidity is defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in one person.

For more information and to apply please visit http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/funding/hta-themed

 


Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme - Multimorbidities Themed Call

Closing date: 20 May 2015 Publish date: 27 January 2015

The EME Programme is participating in the NIHR Themed Call for multimorbidities in older people. Multimorbidity is defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in one person.

For more information and to apply please visit http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/funding/eme-themed

 


Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme - Commissioned call

Closing date: 16 June 2015 Publish date: 11 February 2015

The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme is accepting applications to their commissioned workstream for the following topics:

  • 15/18 Diagnosis and treatment of allergies
  • 15/19 Metabolic liver disease (including NAFLD) 
  • 15/20 Pancreatitis
  • 15/21 Surfactant therapy for bronchiolitis in critically ill infants and children 
  • 15/22 Very low energy diets 
  • 15/23 Mechanisms of action of health interventions

The deadline for applications is 1pm, 16 June 2015.

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Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme - Researcher-led call

Closing date: 01 July 2015 Publish date: 04 March 2015

The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme are accepting applications to its researcher-led work stream. The deadline for applications is 1 July 2015, by 1pm.

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