18/164 Tobacco cessation, control and harm reduction interventions (HS&DR Programme)

Application dates: 25 October 2018 to 09 May 2019

Applications that span the remit of more than one of the participating programmes (EME, HS&DR, HTA, and PHR) are particularly welcomed. Please submit your application to the programme whose remit most closely matches the major part of your work.

The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme are accepting stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream:

18/164 Tobacco cessation, control and harm reduction interventions

In order to apply you will need to carefully review the:

There will be two deadlines for stage 1 applications:

- The first call will close on 9 May 2019 at 1pm.
- The second call will open on 10 May 2019 and close on 12 September 2019 at 1pm.

Please note that if you have started to complete your application form and do not submit to the 9 May 2019 deadline, you will need to start a new application if you wish to submit to the 12 September 2019 deadline. Any information that you will have entered into the form prior to 9 May 2019 will not carry over to the 12 September 2019 deadline.


We held a webinar to support applications to this funding opportunity, materials are available below:

Supporting information

*Please note: This document is to be used as a guide and to assist with completion of the on-line application form only, for example to see how many characters are accepted in each section and how the printed complete form is laid out. Please do not try to use this as an application form, you must apply using the online form available through the links available when calls are open. You should also refer to the application form guidance notes which can be found next to the ‘Apply Now’ button.

All primary research projects are expected to establish a programme appointed Study Steering Committee and it is important that you read the TSC/SSC Guidance before completing your application. Costs incurred by this committee should be included in the budget as appropriate.

Anyone can submit an idea for a research topic. If you would like to suggest a topic relating to healthcare where you feel more research is needed, please send it to hsdrinfo@nihr.ac.uk.