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Programme Development Grants - Competition 38

Applications are invited for Programme Development Grant funding. Programme Development Grants are available for researchers to undertake preparatory work to develop a future programme of research and to develop and enhance the quality and value of an ongoing or recently completed Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) award.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 17 January 2024

Mental Health Research Group Award

The NIHR is looking to establish Mental Health Research Groups (NIHR MHRGs) in geographical areas with high mental health (MH) burden, limited local research capacity and low recruitment into MH research studies (“target areas”). The establishment of the MHRGs marks the NIHR’s ongoing commitment to address the disparity in mental health research, aiming to develop and deliver a balanced portfolio of at-scale, high-impact applied mental health research, relevant to the mental health needs of the target areas and their local communities.

  • Closes: 16 January 2024

Mental Health Research Leaders Award

The Mental Health Research Leaders Award is designed to support higher education institutions (HEIs) with a strategic interest in undertaking targeted and applied mental health research that will be directly beneficial for the local communities and health and care system, who currently lack the institutional capacity to do so.

  • Closes: 16 January 2024