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Global Health Research – Researcher-led bands 1 to 3

Our Global Health Research (GHR) – Researcher-led programmes are looking for applications to this new, annual funding opportunity. GHR – Researcher-led funds research that aims to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable people in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

  • Closes: 1pm on 06 November 2024

Research on Interventions for Global Health Transformation - Call 8

Applications are invited for proposals that focus on addressing the global burden of unintentional injuries and accidents arising from any cause in ODA-eligible countries. In this call, we are especially interested in interventions relevant to unintentional injuries and accidents occurring in relation to climate change and natural hazards.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 23 October 2024

Research for Patient Benefit - Competition 55

Applications are invited for research proposals that are concerned with the day-to-day practice of health service staff, and that have the potential to have an impact on the health or wellbeing of patients and users of the NHS.

  • Closes: 06 November 2024

24/78 Ultra-processed foods

The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme is accepting Stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this topic.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 13 December 2024
  • Webinar

Technology-Enabled Social Care Highlight Notice

NIHR Research Programme for Social Care (RPSC) is inviting proposals for collaborative research projects that examine the development and utilisation of digital technology in social care.

  • Closes: 30 October 2024

24/60 Unmanageable debt

The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme is accepting Stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this topic.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 13 December 2024
  • Webinar

24/61 Healthy Homes: Overcrowding

The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme is accepting Stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this topic.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 13 December 2024
  • Webinar

24/63 Workforce health

The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme is accepting Stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this topic.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 13 December 2024
  • Webinar

NIHR NICE rolling call

We are interested in receiving applications to meet recommendations in research identified in National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance.

  • Closes: 01 January 2025

NIHR Senior Investigators Round 18

NIHR Senior Investigators are appointed in recognition of their substantial leadership contribution within the NIHR research community.

  • Closes: 21 August 2024

24/56 Liver Disease (HSDR Programme)

The Health and Social Care Delivery Research (HSDR) Programme is accepting stage one applications to this funding opportunity.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 01 October 2024

Pre-Application Support Fund - Round 3

The Pre-Application Support Fund provides extra support to those who need it, to enhance their chances of making a successful application to an NIHR career development scheme in the future.

  • Closes: 01 August 2024

EME Advanced Fellowship: Building clinical trials experience

The MRC-NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme and the NIHR Fellowships Programme are accepting applications to a joint funding opportunity, EME Advanced Fellowship: Building clinical trials experience.

  • Closes: 1pm on 17 September 2024

24/55 Liver Disease (HTA Programme)

The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme is accepting Stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this primary research topic.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 04 September 2024

NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre (NIHR HSC) Recommissioning

The Horizon Scanning Centre (NIHR HSC) recommissioning will be an open one-stage call inviting applications for the centre for up to £22 million for an initial period of 5 years with a review built into year 3. All research active organisations are eligible to apply.

  • Potential advert date: 30 July 2024