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									                                       Funding Opportunities          Medical and Veterinary Sciences                                                                                11/17/2012 Page 1

Funder                   Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                  Awarding body

Wellcome Trust           New Phd programmes           http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                             These support innovative PhD programmes to train clinical                    Not specified             Internal deadline:
                         for clinicians               Biomedical-science/Funding-                                       academics through association with recognised centres of                                               29 Oct 2012
                                                      schemes/Strategic-awards-and-                                     academic research and clinical excellence. Support for the
                                                      initiatives/wtvm056496.htm                                        programme will be for a period of five years, with an annual
                                                                                                                        intake that will typically not be more than five fellows. Each                                         External deadline: 10
                                                                                                                        fellowship will provide three to four years' funding and will                                          December 2012
                                                                                                                        include a clinical salary, university fees, research expenses, a
                                                                                                                        contribution towards travel and transferable skills training, and
                                                                                                                        overseas allowances.
                                                                                                                        A Major bids process is in place for this call, please contact
                                                                                                                        Kathleen Sedgley kathleen.sedgley@bristol.ac.uk) if you are
                                                                                                                        interested in applying.

Wellcome Trust           Four-year PhD                http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                             These provide support for four-year PhD programmes in the          Not specified                       Internal deadline:
                         programmes                   Biomedical-science/Funding-                                       fields of biomedical or public health in academic institutions in                                      29 October 2012
                                                      schemes/Strategic-awards-and-                                     the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Support for the
                                                      initiatives/wtx058687.htm                                         programme will be for a period of five years, with an annual
                                                                                                                        intake of typically not more than five students. Students                                              External deadline: 10
                                                                                                                        recruited to successful programmes will be provided with four                                          December 2012
                                                                                                                        year's student's stipend, university fees and college fees, and
                                                                                                                        contributions towards research expenses, travel and
                                                                                                                        transferable skills training.
                                                                                                                        A Major bids process is in place for this call, please contact
                                                                                                                        Kathleen Sedgley (k.sedgley@bristol.ac.uk) if you are
                                                                                                                        interested in applying.
National Institute for   Research                     http://www.nihrtcc.nhs.uk/researchp UK                            Uto 5 awards will be made nationally.                              Not specified                       Internal deadline:
Health Research          Professorships               rofessor/                                                         Aim of the call is to To fund leaders in the early part of their                                       02/11/2012
(NIHR)                                                                                                                  careers to lead research, to promote effective translation of
                                                                                                                        researchand to strengthen research leadership at the highest                                           External deadline:
                                                                                                                        academic levels. In areas critical to accelerating the transfer of                                     12/12/12
                                                                                                                        research ideas into improved health.
                                                                                                                        It is open to health researchers and methodologists with an
                                                                                                                        outstanding research record of clinical and applied health
                                                                                                                        research and its effective translation for improved health.
                                                                                                                        A major bids process is in place for this call. Please email
                                                                                                                        Lindsey Gaunt (lindsey.gaunt@bristol.ac.uk) if you are
                                                                                                                        interested in applying.


Waterloo Foundation      Child development -          http://www.waterloofoundation.org.u UK                            Funding will support research into the psychological and                     £40,000                   09 November 2012
                         research into epilepsy       k/childDevelopmentAboutTheProgr                                   behavioural development of children, and into certain neuro-
                                                      amme.html                                                         developmental conditions and the factors that influence them.
                                                                                                                        Grants are unlikely to exceed £40,000 each per year.

American Museum of       Postdoctoral research        http://rggs.amnh.org/pages/academ USA                             This programme provides training to postdoctoral investigators Not specified                           15 November 2012
Natural History          fellowship                   ics_and_research/fellowship_and_g                                 and established scientists to carry out a specific project within
                                                      rant_opportunities                                                a limited time period. Appointments are typically made for up
                                                                                                                        to two years. Limited relocation, research and publication
                                                                                                                        support is provided.
American Museum of       Gerstner scholars            http://rggs.amnh.org/pages/academ USA                             This will support research in biology, with an emphasis on        Not specified                        15 November 2012
Natural History          programme                    ics_and_research/fellowship_and_g                                 genomics, including such topics as microbes, mammals,
                                                      rant_opportunities                                                invertebrates, marine life and computational biology.




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                                     Funding Opportunities          Medical and Veterinary Sciences                                                                                11/17/2012 Page 2

Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

Brain and Behavior     Independent                  http://bbrfoundation.org/narsad-            USA                   The programme supports basic, translational or clinical                      $100000                   15 November 2012
Research Foundation    investigator award           independent-investigator-grants                                   investigators in research relevant to understanding, treatment
                                                                                                                      and prevention of serious psychiatric disorders. Funding is
                                                                                                                      awarded for two years and is worth up to US$50,000 per year.

Great Ormond Street    National Call in         http://www.gosh.org/gen/research/               UK                    GOSHCC is inviting project grant applications that seek to       Not specified                         15 November 2012
Hospital Children’s    Translational Paediatric                                                                       identify or validate a specific biomarker that has the potential
Charity (GOSHCC)       Biomarker Research                                                                             to be introduced into clinical practice within 5 years.
                                                                                                                      Application should target bottlenecks in translation and
                                                                                                                      accelerate the development of new medical treatments. This
                                                                                                                      funding is intended to help investigators gather the data
                                                                                                                      needed to move the biomarker into the next stage of clinical
                                                                                                                      development. Typically, projects will be up to 3 years in
                                                                                                                      duration.
International Agency   Postdoctoral opportunity http://www.iarc.fr/en/vacancies/post EU                               In the Section of Molecular Pathology for a                      Not specified                         15 November 2012
for Research on                                 doc/postdoc_MPA_Oct_2012.pdf                                          candidate with an MD or PhD degree in molecular biology /
Cancer                                                                                                                pathology who has good technical experience and knowledge
                                                                                                                      of genetics / molecular pathology of human neoplasms, as well
                                                                                                                      as a good publication record. Opportunity is open for one
                                                                                                                      uyear with the possibilty of renewal for up to three further
                                                                                                                      years.The annual stipend is currently 33 000 Euros. The cost
                                                                                                                      of travel for the Fellow, and in certain circumstances for
                                                                                                                      dependants, will be met, a dependant’s allowance paid, and
                                                                                                                      health insurance covered.

Parkinsons Disease     Postdoctoral                 http://www.pdf.org/en/grant_funding USA                           The fellowships support young scientists to study at major                   $142,500                  16 November 2012
Foundation             fellowships for basic        _fellow                                                           research institutions. The programme grants funding in the
                       scientists                                                                                     amount of US$42,500 for one year as well as a research
                                                                                                                      allowance of US$5,000.
Parkinsons Disease     International research       http://www.pdf.org/en/grant_funding USA                           The programme is designed to promote innovative research                     $165000                   16 November 2012
Foundation             grants programme             _irg                                                              that has a high potential to significantly advance the
                                                                                                                      knowledge of Parkinson's disease with little likelihood of
                                                                                                                      securing funding through more traditional sources. Awards are
                                                                                                                      worth up to US$75,000 per year for two years. Research
                                                                                                                      grants are also eligible for an additional 10 per cent in indirect
                                                                                                                      costs.
Dimbleby Cancer Care Marianne Bjerke Blake          http://www.dimblebycancercare.org/ UK                             This award is for a feasibility study to explore the range and               £75,000                   19 November 2012
                     research award                 research/2012-2013-marianne-                                      magnitude of benefits achievable for patients with advanced
                                                    bjerke-blake-research-award-                                      cancer and how these can best be delivered. Up to £75,000 is
                                                    details-and-how-to-apply                                          available for this study.
Department for         Animal health and            http://www.defra.gov.uk/evidence/fu UK                            The animal welfare research programme is a wide-ranging                      Not specified             23 November 2012
Environment, Food      welfare research             nding/competitions/                                               programme covering the welfare of animals on-farm, during
and Rural Affairs      requirements - animal                                                                          transport and at markets, companion animals and game birds,
(Defra)                welfare                                                                                        and animals at slaughter and killing. Funding levels will be
                                                                                                                      dependent on the budget available in 2013/2014.
Department for         Animal health and            http://www.defra.gov.uk/evidence/fu UK                            The aim of this call is to provide Defra with more                           Not specified             30 November 2012
Environment, Food      welfare research             nding/competitions/                                               understanding of the spreading of bovine tuberculosis as well
and Rural Affairs      requirements - bovine                                                                          as the effects of measures to prevent the spread of this
(Defra)                tuberculosis                                                                                   disease. Funding levels will be dependent on the budget
                                                                                                                      available in 2013-2014.




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                                    Funding Opportunities          Medical and Veterinary Sciences                                                                                11/17/2012 Page 3

Funder                Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                               Awarding body

Diabetes UK           Project grants               http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Researc UK                             These provide support for high quality, diabetes related                     Not specified             01 December 2012
                                                   h/For-researchers/Apply-for-a-                                    research. Support may be provided for up to five years and
                                                   grant/Project-grants/                                             there is no limit to research expenses that may be requested.

Association of        Observational research http://www.bdrf.org.uk/research/app UK                                  These grants are for observational research projects in                      £150,000                  10 December 2012
Coloproctology of     grants                 lications/                                                              colorectal disorders. Grants are worth up to £150,000 each.
Great Britain and
Ireland
European Society of   EHRA training                http://www.escardio.org/communitie EU                             These provide support to individuals and centres in specialist                Euro25,000               15 December 2012
Cardiology            fellowships                  s/EHRA/training-                                                  areas of cardiology. Fellows will receive a sum of Euro25,000
                                                   fellowships/Pages/welcome.aspx                                    per year for their living expenses.
Lundbeckfonden -      Fellowships                  http://www.lundbeckfoundation.com EU                              Five fellowships within biomedicine and two within natural                   kr10,000,000              16 December 2012
Lundbeck Foundation                                /Latest-News.88/Applications-for-                                 sciences are available to promising young researchers and
                                                   Lundbeck-Foundation-                                              their research groups. The fellowship amounts to DKK10
                                                   Fellowships.158.aspx                                              million over five years.
European Science      Quantitative models of       http://www.quantissue.eu/call-for- EU                             Each activity should aim to attract approximately 30 young                   Not specified             31 December 2012
Foundation            cellular and                 school-and-workshop-p216.aspx                                     researchers worldwide and provide state-of-the-art theoretical
                      developmental biology                                                                          tutorials, lectures and practical classes. The focus topics for
                      schools and workshops                                                                          2013 are tissue engineering, tissue and cell biomechanics,
                                                                                                                     and biosensors.
European Association Visiting professor            http://www.uroweb.org/education/sc EU                             Funding enables European institutions to host visits lasting up              Not specified             01 January 2013
of Urology           programme                     holarship/visiting-professor-                                     to four days by leading European urologists. Awards cover
                                                   programme-vipp/                                                   accommodation, travel and meals.
Academy of Medical    Daniel Turnberg UK-          http://www.acmedsci.ac.uk/p175.ht UK                              This provides opportunities for biomedical researchers to                    £3,500                    07 January 2013
Sciences              Middle East travel           ml                                                                travel between the UK and the Middle East to undertake short-
                      fellowship scheme                                                                              term visits of up to four weeks to further their research
                                                                                                                     experience and learn new techniques, with the aim of
                                                                                                                     establishing research links and developing ongoing scientific
                                                                                                                     collaborations. Funding of up to £3,500 per fellowship is
                                                                                                                     available.
European            Researchers' night FP7- http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                                  This action aims to bring the researchers closer to the public               Not specified             08 January 2013
Commission          PEOPLE-2013-NIGHT pants/portal/page/people?callIdentif                                           at large, enhancing their role in the mainstream of society. The
Framework                                   ier=FP7-PEOPLE-2013-NIGHT                                                indicative budget for the call is Euro4 million.
Programme 7: People

Biotechnology and     Stand-alone LINK             http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/business/col UK                            LINK applications involve collaborative research with at least  Not specified                          09 January 2013
Biological Sciences                                laborative-research/stand-alone-                                  one company and one science-base partner where a minimum
Research Council                                   link.aspx                                                         of 50 per cent of the full economic cost of the project comes
                                                                                                                     from industry.
European              FP7-PEOPLE-2013-             http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           This call offers support for the training and career            Not specified                          16 January 2013
Commission            IAPP Marie Curie             pants/portal/page/people?callIdentif                              development of researchers. It seeks to enhance industry-
Framework             industry-academia            ier=FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IAPP                                          academia cooperation in terms of research training, career
Programme 7: People   partnerships and                                                                               development and knowledge sharing, in particular with SMEs,
                      pathways                                                                                       and including traditional manufacturing industries.The
                                                                                                                     indicative budget for this call is Euro81 million.
                                                                                                                     Research projects supported under this scheme must consist
                                                                                                                     of at least one applicant from academia and the other Industry.
                                                                                                                     The participants must be drawn from at least 2 different EU
                                                                                                                     Member States and/or Associated Countries.




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Funder                    Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                   Awarding body

National Centre for       Project grants               http://www.nc3rs.org.uk/page.asp?i UK                             This supports the development and application of                             £300,000                  05 February 2013
the Replacement,                                       d=57                                                              replacement, refinement and reduction of animals in research.
Refinement and                                                                                                           Grants for up to three years are available. Typically up to
Reduction of Animals                                                                                                     £300,000 may be requested.
in Research
NIH: National Institute   Effects of in utero          http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                          This R01 funding opportunity announcement will support novel Not specified                             05 February 2013
on Alcohol Abuse and      alcohol exposure on          a-files/PA-12-291.html                                            research on how prenatal alcohol exposure may contribute to
Alcoholism                adult health and                                                                               the aetiology of chronic diseases and health conditions later in
                          disease (R01)                                                                                  life. Application budgets are not limited, but must reflect the
                                                                                                                         actual needs of the project. The maximum project period is
                                                                                                                         five years.
NIH: National Institute Epigenetic inheritance http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                                  This R01 funding opportunity announcement will support           Not specified                         05 February 2013
on Alcohol Abuse and and transgenerational       a-files/PA-13-003.html                                                  research proposing to conduct mechanistic studies in human
Alcoholism              effects of alcohol (R01)                                                                         and animal models on alcohol-induced transgenerational
                                                                                                                         effects and the role of epigenetic inheritance in these effects.
                                                                                                                         Application budgets are not limited, but must reflect the actual
                                                                                                                         needs of the project. The maximum project period is five years.

European Molecular        Long-term fellowships        http://www.embo.org/programmes/f EU                               The fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years      Not specified                         15 February 2013
Biology Organisation                                   ellowships/long-term.html                                         and support postdoctoral research visits to laboratories
                                                                                                                         throughout Europe and the world.
NIH: National Institute Effects of in utero            http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                          This R21 funding opportunity announcement will support novel £275,000                                  16 February 2013
on Alcohol Abuse and alcohol exposure on               a-files/PA-12-292.html                                            research on how prenatal alcohol exposure may contribute to
Alcoholism              adult health and                                                                                 the aetiology of chronic diseases and health conditions later in
                        disease (R21)                                                                                    life. Application budgets are limited to US$275,000 over a two-
                                                                                                                         year project period, with no more than US$200,000 in any year.

NIH: National Institute Epigenetic inheritance http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                                  This R21 funding opportunity announcement will support           £275,000                              16 February 2013
on Alcohol Abuse and and transgenerational       a-files/PA-13-004.html                                                  research proposing to conduct mechanistic studies in human
Alcoholism              effects of alcohol (R21)                                                                         and animal models on alcohol-induced transgenerational
                                                                                                                         effects and the role of epigenetic inheritance in these effects.
                                                                                                                         Application budgets are limited to US$275,000 over a two-year
                                                                                                                         project period, with no more than US$200,000 in any year.

International Visegrad Standard grants                 http://visegradfund.org/grants/stand EU                           These support projects involving V4 countries (the Czech                     Not specified             15 March 2013
Fund                                                   ard_grants/                                                       Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) in the following
                                                                                                                         fields: cultural cooperation; scientific exchange and research;
                                                                                                                         education; youth exchange; cross-border cooperation;
                                                                                                                         promotion of tourism. The budget for this call is Euro2.2
                                                                                                                         million. Funding is worth a minimum of Euro6,001 per project,
                                                                                                                         and will cover a maximum of 70 per cent of eligible costs.
                                                                                                                         Projects may last for up to 12 months.

European Science          COST open call               http://www.cost.eu/participate/open EU                            Funding supports networking activities, such as meetings,                    Not specified             29 March 2013
Foundation                                             _call                                                             conferences, workshops, short-term scientific exchanges,
                                                                                                                         training schools, publications and dissemination activities.
                                                                                                                         Projects must include researchers from at least five COST
                                                                                                                         countries.




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                                    Funding Opportunities          Medical and Veterinary Sciences                                                                                11/17/2012 Page 5

Funder                Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                               Awarding body

European Science      Natural molecular            http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          MOLTER stimulates European research on isotopic and                          Not specified             30 March 2013
Foundation            structures as drivers        h-networking-programmes/life-                                     organic chemistry exploration of carbon stabilisation and
                      and tracers of               earth-and-environmental-sciences-                                 biogeochemistry in terrestrial ecosystems and soils in
                      terrestrial C fluxes'        lesc/current-esf-research-                                        particular. Scientific workshops usually bring together 10 to 50
                      scientific workshop          networking-programmes-in-life-                                    participants for two to four days. Funding supports travel and
                                                   earth-and-environmental-                                          accommodation costs for participants.
                                                   sciences/natural-molecular-
                                                   structures-as-drivers-and-tracers-
                                                   of-terrestrial-c-fluxes-
                                                   molter/science-meetings.html
Daiwa Anglo-          Small grants                 http://www.dajf.org.uk/grants-        UK                          These are available to individuals, societies, associations or               £7,000                    31 March 2013
Japanese Foundation                                awards-prizes/daiwa-foundation-                                   other bodies in the UK or Japan to promote and support
                                                   small-grants?lang=en                                              interaction between the two countries. Grants can cover all
                                                                                                                     fields of activity, including educational and grassroots
                                                                                                                     exchanges, research travel, the organisation of conferences,
                                                                                                                     exhibitions, and other projects and events that fulfil this broad
                                                                                                                     objective. New initiatives are especially encouraged.

Daiwa Anglo-          Awards                       http://www.dajf.org.uk/grants-              UK                    These support collaborative projects that enable British and                 £15,000                   31 March 2013
Japanese Foundation                                awards-prizes/daiwa-foundation-                                   Japanese partners to work together, preferably in the context
                                                   awards?lang=en                                                    of an institutional relationship. Awards are worth between
                                                                                                                     £7,000 and £15,000.
Biotechnology and     FAPESP pump-priming http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/inter UK                                    These aim to provide short-term pump-priming to new                          £35,000                   Not specified
Biological Sciences   awards              nationalfunding/fapesp-pump-                                               collaborations between BBSRC-funded research groups in the
Research Council                          priming.aspx                                                               UK and Brazilian research groups in Sao Paulo state. Awards
(BBSRC)                                                                                                              are worth up to £35,000 for a period of two years.
European Science      European network for         http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          Priority is given to doctoral students and young scientists who              Not specified             Not specified
Foundation            the study of adrenal         h-networking-programmes/medical-                                  come from, or who wish to visit, ESF-ENSAT laboratories in
                      tumours exchange visit       sciences-emrc/current-esf-                                        Austria, France, Germany, Norway, Romania, Sweden,
                      grants                       research-networking-                                              Switzerland or the UK. Visits may last for 15 days to six
                                                   programmes/european-network-for-                                  months.
                                                   the-study-of-adrenal-tumors-esf-
                                                   enst/online-applications-
                                                   forms/exchange-grants.html

European Science      European network for         http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          Priority is given to doctoral students and young scientists who              Not specified             Not specified
Foundation            the study of adrenal         h-networking-programmes/medical-                                  come from, or who wish to visit, ESF-ENSAT laboratories in
                      tumours short visit          sciences-emrc/current-esf-                                        Austria, France, Germany, Norway, Romania, Sweden,
                      grants                       research-networking-                                              Switzerland or the UK. Visits may last for up to 14 days.
                                                   programmes/european-network-for-
                                                   the-study-of-adrenal-tumors-esf-
                                                   enst/online-applications-
                                                   forms/short-visit-grants.html




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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

European Science        New approaches to            http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          Grants enable researchers to undertake visits lasting no more                 Euro1,775                Not specified
Foundation              biochemical sensing          h-networking-programmes/physical-                                 than 15 days to another European country. Grants provide a
                        with plasmonic               and-engineering-sciences-                                         per diem of Euro85 plus travel costs worth up to Euro500.
                        nanobiophotonics short       pesc/current-research-networking-
                        visit grants                 programmes/new-approaches-to-
                                                     biochemical-sensing-with-
                                                     plasmonic-nanobiophotonics-
                                                     plasmon-bionanosense/grants.html


European Science        New approaches to            http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          Grants enable researchers to undertake visits, lasting for 15                 Euro6,900                Not specified
Foundation              biochemical sensing          h-networking-programmes/physical-                                 days to four months, to another European country. Grants
                        with plasmonic               and-engineering-sciences-                                         provide an allowance of Euro1,600 per month, plus travel
                        nanobiophotonics             pesc/current-research-networking-                                 costs worth up to Euro500.
                        exchange visit grants        programmes/new-approaches-to-
                                                     biochemical-sensing-with-
                                                     plasmonic-nanobiophotonics-
                                                     plasmon-bionanosense/grants.html


European Science        New approaches to            http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          These support the organisation of workshops of 10 to 50                      Not specified             Not specified
Foundation              biochemical sensing          h-networking-programmes/physical-                                 participants, conferences of more than 50 participants and
                        with plasmonic               and-engineering-sciences-                                         schools of between 30 and 150 participants. Funding covers
                        nanobiophotonics             pesc/current-research-networking-                                 travel and accommodation for speakers and participants.
                        science meeting grants       programmes/new-approaches-to-
                                                     biochemical-sensing-with-
                                                     plasmonic-nanobiophotonics-
                                                     plasmon-bionanosense/science-
                                                     meetings.html


European Society for    Small grant awards           http://www.espid.org/award_content EU                             Research must be directly relevant to the pathogenesis,                      Euro10,000                30-Oct-12
Paediatric Infectious                                .aspx?Group=Awards&Page=Small                                     epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of paediatric
Diseases                                             Grant                                                             infectious diseases. Small pump priming grants of up to
                                                                                                                       Euro5,000 are available to support work designed to produce
                                                                                                                       pilot data for further external funding.
Barth Syndrome          Research grants              http://www.barthsyndrome.org/engli USA                            This programme provides funds for research on the natural                    $40,000                   31-Oct-12
Foundation                                           sh/View.asp?x=1635                                                history, biochemical basis, gene product function and
                                                                                                                       treatment of Barth syndrome. Grants made under this
                                                                                                                       programme are limited to US$40,000 each for durations of
                                                                                                                       one, one and a half or two years.
Diabetes UK             RD Lawrence research         http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Researc UK                             These are career development fellowships which support full-                 Not specified             31-Oct-12
                        fellowships                  h/For-researchers/Apply-for-a-                                    time research workers in the field of diabetes for up to five
                                                     grant/RD_Lawrence_Fellowship/                                     years. Awards provide the fellow's salary, as well as research
                                                                                                                       expenses.




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Funder                    Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                   Awarding body

Engineering and           Sustainable society          http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls UK                           The programme aims to enhance connections between            Not specified                             31-Oct-12
Physical Sciences         network+ pilot studies       /open/Pages/ssnrc.aspx                                            research communities to create a network of researchers who
Research Council          and challenge                                                                                  take both a digital economy and a sustainable society
                          fellowships                                                                                    approach to their research. To achieve this we bring
                                                                                                                         together a unique community of researchers (from diverse
                                                                                                                         disciplines including social science, engineering, computer
                                                                                                                         science, the arts and medical research).Candidates may
                                                                                                                         apply for short-term pilot study and challenge fellowship
                                                                                                                         funding. Projects are limited to a maximum duration of six
                                                                                                                         months. Up to £200,000 is available to support several pilot
                                                                                                                         studies of up to £50,000 each.

European Association Research grants                   http://www.eacta.org/page-02-               EU                    Preference will be given to young researchers, either intending Not specified                          31 October 2012
of Cardiothoracic                                      01.shtml                                                          specialists or within the first years of appointment as a
Anaesthesiologists                                                                                                       cardiothoracic specialist. The total available budget is €
                                                                                                                         25,000, which may be split into three minor grants.

Fyssen Foundation         Research grants              http://www.fondationfyssen.fr/subve EU                            Funding supports research in ethology, psychology,              € 35,000                               31-Oct-12
                                                       ntionrech_oa.htm                                                  neurobiology, anthropology, ethnology, human palaeontology
                                                                                                                         and archaeology. Funding ranges from €15,000 to €35,000 for
                                                                                                                         a period of one year.
Guarantors of Brain       Support for short            http://www.guarantorsofbrain.org/in UK                            These provide support for small meetings and conferences        £3,000                                 31 October 2012
                          meetings and                 dex.php?content=info                                              that allow trainee neurologists, psychiatrists and
                          conferences                                                                                    neuroscientists to meet and interact with visiting scholars of
                                                                                                                         international repute. Funds will be in the range of £500 to
                                                                                                                         £3,000.
Imperial College          Junior research              http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/juniorres UK                           These support early-career postdoctoral researchers of          Not specified                          31-Oct-12
London                    fellowships                  earchfellowships/informationforappli                              demonstrated ability and high potential in subject areas within
                                                       cants                                                             the college's faculties of engineering, medicine and natural
                                                                                                                         sciences, and the business school. Fellowships are tenable for
                                                                                                                         three years and provide a salary, worth between £31,300 and
                                                                                                                         £37,800 per annum in 2011, and an annual contribution
                                                                                                                         towards research and travel costs of up to £10,000.
                                                                                                                         Applicants must have a 1st or 2.1 UG degree and have no
                                                                                                                         more than four years postdoctoral research experience in an
                                                                                                                         academic environment.

International Institute   Postdoctoral fellowships http://www.irp.ch/fr/research/fellows EU                              These promote basic and clinical research relating to spinal                 SFr.237,000               31 October 2012
for Research in                                    hip.php                                                               cord injury. The living allowance is worth CHF70,000 per year,
Paraplegia                                                                                                               and research and travel allowance are worth CHF9,000 per
                                                                                                                         year. Family support and child allowances may be paid
                                                                                                                         depending on the fellow's situation.
                                                                                                                         If you wish to apply for a fellowship, you must discuss this with
                                                                                                                         your Head of School at the earliest opportunity.

International Institute   Research grants              http://www.irp.ch/attribution_de_fon EU                           Projects may address the fields of diagnosis, acute lesion                   Not specified             31 October 2012
for Research in                                        ds/projets_de_recherche/dossier_d                                 management including surgery, neurology, urology,
Paraplegia                                             e_candidature.php/irp_application_f                               rehabilitation, and other areas related to paraplegia.
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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

Pathological Society    Sino-European          http://www.pathsoc.org/index.php?o UK                                   The aim of this award is to promote collaboration in scholarly               £10,000                   31-Oct-12
of Great Britain and    collaborative award in ption=com_content&view=article&id                                       pathological activities between academic institutions in China
Ireland                 pathology              =55:sino-european-                                                      or Hong Kong and members of the Pathological Society. Up to
                                               award&catid=45:res-                                                     £10,000 is available to cover for travel, laboratory and
                                               grants&Itemid=83                                                        specimen transport cost.
Royal Society for the   Birdfair/RSPB research http://www.rspb.org.uk/ourwork/proj UK                                  Grants of up to US$2,000 are available to allow researchers to               $2,000                    31-Oct-12
Protection of Birds     fund for endangered    ects/details/198251-the-                                                undertake key research on birds listed by the International
                        birds                  birdfairrspb-research-fund-for-                                         Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources as
                                               endangered-birds#achievements                                           endangered or critically endangered.
Shionogi                Science programme      http://www.shionogi.co.jp/ssp/      Japan                               This call aims to develop research ideas for superior                        ¥75,000,000               31-Oct-12
                        2012                                                                                           pharmaceuticals. Project areas: pancreatic islet, type 2
                                                                                                                       diabetes, chronic kidney diseases, HIV or emerging and re-
                                                                                                                       emerging infectious diseases, drug discovery for cancer
                                                                                                                       immunotherapy, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and/or allergy
                                                                                                                       immunotherapy, AD/HD (Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity
                                                                                                                       Disorder) and sleep disorder, or for neuroprotective, novel
                                                                                                                       technology of drug formulation and neuroregenerative drugs
                                                                                                                       and next generation biologics.
                                                                                                                       Funding is worth between ¥5 million and ¥15m per year for
                                                                                                                       projects with a maximum duration of five years.
Biochemical Society     Eric Reid fund for           http://www.biochemistry.org/TabID/ UK                             The fund will support benchwork, with an emphasis on                         £1,800                    01 November 2012
                        methodology                  396/default.aspx                                                  methodology and preferably cellular or bioanalytical work.
                                                                                                                       Applicants may request up to £1,200, or up to £1,800 if
                                                                                                                       vacation help is required.
British Society for     Project grants               http://www.bsac.org.uk/FundingOpp UK                              Project grants may be used for the following purposes: pump                  £10,000                   1-Nov-12
Antimicrobial                                        ortunities/Project+Research                                       priming projects; supporting the completion of an existing
Chemotherapy                                                                                                           project; introducing a novel technique for existing work;
                                                                                                                       funding for trainees for projects/training (maximum value
                                                                                                                       £5,000). Up to £10,000 is available for projects of one year 's
                                                                                                                       duration.
British Society for     Research grants              http://www.bsac.org.uk/FundingOpp UK                              These grants support research efforts in the following areas:                £50,000                   1-Nov-12
Antimicrobial                                        ortunities/Project+Research                                       mechanisms of antibacterial action; mechanisms of
Chemotherapy                                                                                                           antibacterial resistance; antiviral resistance; antivirals;
                                                                                                                       antifungals; antibiotic methods; antibiotic prescribing; antibiotic
                                                                                                                       therapy; antiparisitics; evidence based medicine/ systematic
                                                                                                                       reviews. Grants are worth up to £50,000 for projects of one
                                                                                                                       year's duration.
Cancer Research         Clinic and laboratory        http://www.cancerresearch.org/prog USA                            The CLIP programme supports qualified scientists who are                     $200,000                  1-Nov-12
Institute               integration programme        rams/CLIP/                                                        working to explore clinically relevant questions aimed at
                        grant                                                                                          improving the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapies.
                                                                                                                       Grants provide up to US$100,000 per year for two years, and
                                                                                                                       may be used to cover salary, technical assistance, supplies,
                                                                                                                       capital equipment, or scientific travel costs.
European Association Research grant project          http://www.eaes.eu/Navigation/Proj EU                             This aims to strengthen the clinical, educational and basic                  € 50,000                  1-Nov-12
for Endoscopic                                       ects---Studies/EAES-Research-                                     science research in minimally invasive interventions by
Surgery                                              grant.aspx                                                        supporting novel research activities. The grant is worth
                                                                                                                       between €10,000 and €50,000.
Gladstones Library      Scholarships                 http://www.st-                     UK                             These are for periods of residential research using the librarys             Not specified             1-Nov-12
                                                     deiniols.com/courses/scholarships/                                resources. Awards cover the use of the library and the cost of
                                                                                                                       residence for a period from one week to several months.




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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

Government of          Banting fellowships          http://banting.fellowships-                 Canada                Fellowships aim to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral                  £140,000                  1-Nov-12
Canada                                              bourses.gc.ca/about-                                              talent, develop their leadership potential and position them for
                                                    a_propos/details-eng.html                                         success as research leaders of tomorrow. Up to CA$70,000
                                                                                                                      per year is available for a maximum of two years.

Hertie Foundation      Hertie senior                http://www.ghst.de/unsere-        EU                              This supports senior researchers who wish to dedicate the                    Not specified             1-Nov-12
                       professorship in             arbeitsgebiete/neurowissenschafte                                 final years of their career to neuroscience research. Grants
                       neurosciences                n/hertie-senior-                                                  match the selected candidates' current salaries and benefits,
                                                    forschungsprofessur/                                              and a bonus may also be awarded for extraordinary research
                                                                                                                      achievements. The budget is Euro1 million.

Jacques and Gloria    Neurology grants              http://www.gossweiler-                      Switzerland           These support high-quality and novel research in the field of                Not specified             1-Nov-12
Gossweiler Foundation                               stiftung.ch/en/medical-                                           non-pharmaceutical treatment of Parkinson's disease and
                                                    research/neurology/                                               other movement disorders. Each fellowship will initially be
                                                                                                                      granted for a two-year period, with the possibility of being
                                                                                                                      extended to four years, and will cover salary, consumables
                                                                                                                      and equipment where needed.
Juvenile Diabetes      Strategic research           http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_ USA                           These enable single or multiple investigators to address                     Not specified             1-Nov-12
Research Foundation    agreements - single          id=114016                                                         critical gaps and challenges and potential breakthroughs in
International          projects                                                                                       type 1 diabetes research. Funding is available for up to three
                                                                                                                      years.
Juvenile Diabetes      Strategic research           http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_ USA                           This scheme stimulates new collaborations between clinical                   Not specified             1-Nov-12
Research Foundation    agreement - multi-           id=114016                                                         and scientists as a means to conceive and develop new
International          projects                                                                                       approaches to major challenges, potential breakthroughs, or
                                                                                                                      persistent obstacles to progress along the various paths to
                                                                                                                      prevent, treat or cure type 1 diabetes and its complications.
                                                                                                                      Funding is available for up to three years.

Juvenile Diabetes      Autoimmunity and beta http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_ USA                                  This scheme provides leading scientists and clinicians with the $7,500,000                             1-Nov-12
Research Foundation    cell cure and            id=114027                                                             opportunity to bring together in a collaborative environment the
International          prevention translational                                                                       diverse expertise needed to develop and rapidly translate new
                       centres                                                                                        and emerging ideas into clinical benefits for people with human
                                                                                                                      type 1 diabetes. A maximum of US$1.5 million per year may
                                                                                                                      be requested for up to five years.

Leukemia and           Specialised centre of        http://www.lls.org/#/researchersheal USA                          The program supports interdisciplinary research, collaboration               $6,250,000                1-Nov-12
Lymphoma Society       research programme           thcareprofessionals/academicgrant                                 and teamwork in an effort to cure and better treat blood
                                                    s/specializedcenterresearch/                                      cancers. The aggregate costs over five years cannot exceed
                                                                                                                      $6.25 million.
NIH: National          Tobacco control              http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                          This R21 funding opportunity announcement encourages                         $275,000                  1-Nov-12
Institutes of Health   regulatory research          a-files/PAR-12-266.html                                           biomedical, behavioral, and social science research that will
                       (R21)                                                                                          inform the development and evaluation of regulations on
                                                                                                                      tobacco product manufacturing, distribution, and marketing.
                                                                                                                      The combined budget for direct costs for the maximum two
                                                                                                                      year project period may not exceed US$275,000. No more
                                                                                                                      than US$200,000 may be requested in any single year.




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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

NIH: National          Tobacco control              http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                          This R03 funding opportunity announcement encourages           $100,000                                1-Nov-12
Institutes of Health   regulatory research          a-files/PAR-12-268.html                                           biomedical, behavioural, and social science research that will
                       (R03)                                                                                          inform the development and evaluation of regulations on
                                                                                                                      tobacco product manufacturing, distribution, and marketing.
                                                                                                                      The combined budget for direct costs for the maximum two
                                                                                                                      year project period may not exceed US$100,000. No more
                                                                                                                      than US$50,000 in direct costs may be requested in any single
                                                                                                                      year.
The Getty Foundation Getty pre- and           http://www.getty.edu/foundation/fun USA                                 These residential fellowships are intended for emerging        £30,000                                 1-Nov-12
                     postdoctoral fellowships ding/residential/getty_pre_postdoct                                     scholars to complete projects related to the Getty Research
                                              oral_fellowships.html                                                   Institutes annual theme, which currently focuses on colour.
                                                                                                                      The fellowships last for nine months and provide US$25,000 to
                                                                                                                      predoctoral, and US$30,000 to postdoctoral, fellows.

Volkswagen             Lichtenberg                  http://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/fo EU                            These provide support to outstandingly qualified junior                      € 1,500,000               1-Nov-12
Foundation             professorships               erderung/strukturen-und-                                          academics in connection with innovative fields of research
                                                    personen/lichtenberg-                                             located between the disciplines as well as new teaching
                                                    professuren.html?L=1                                              concepts within the respective research environment. There
                                                                                                                      are no thematic restrictions; hence, the funding is available
                                                                                                                      equally to applicants from the humanities and the social
                                                                                                                      sciences, or the natural and engineering sciences as well as
                                                                                                                      medicine. Funding worth between €800,000 and €1.5 million
                                                                                                                      per professorship is available for an initial period of five years,
                                                                                                                      with the possibility of extension for a further three years.

Wellcome Trust         Research career              http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                             These enable postdoctoral scientists from across the remits of Not specified                           01 November 2012
                       development                  Biomedical-science/Funding-                                       the trust's funding streams to become independent research
                       fellowships in basic         schemes/Fellowships/Basic-                                        scientists and undertake high-quality research in an eligible
                       biomedical science           biomedical-                                                       Republic of Ireland institution. Fellowships are tenable for five
                                                    fellowships/WTD004431.htm                                         years and provide a basic salary, as determined by the host
                                                                                                                      institution with an enhancement from the Wellcome Trust, as
                                                                                                                      well as research expenses, overseas allowances, and travel
                                                                                                                      and subsistence costs.

José Carreras          ED Thomas fellowship         http://www.fcarreras.org/en/conditio USA                          This supports research into the diagnosis, prevention and cure $150,000                                2-Nov-12
International                                       ns-for-the-international-                                         of leukaemia and related haematological malignancies. The
Leukemia Foundation                                 fellowship_23064                                                  fellowship provides US$50,000 for one year, renewable for a
                                                                                                                      further two years.
Motor Neurone          Biomedical research          http://www.mndassociation.org/rese UK                             These support research of the highest scientific merit and      £255,000                               2-Nov-12
Disease Association    project grants               arch/for_researchers/research_gra                                 greatest clinical or translational relevance to motor neurone
                                                    nts/more_about.html                                               disease. Proposals should not exceed £85,000 per annum and
                                                                                                                      £255,000 in total over three years.
Fight for Sight        Project grants               http://www.fightforsight.org.uk/fundi UK                          These grants support research in all fields of ophthalmology    £170,000                               05 November 2012
                                                    ng-types/articles/fight-for-sight-                                and vision science relevant to the charitys mission and
                                                    project-grants                                                    research priority areas. Grants are worth up to £170,000 over
                                                                                                                      three years, beginning in October 2013.
                                                                                                                      If you are interested in applying for this call, please contact
                                                                                                                      your Faculty Research Development Manager
                                                                                                                      (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/red/people/group/red/2445).




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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

Fight for Sight        Early-career                 http://www.fightforsight.org.uk/index UK                          These awards enable early-career investigators to undertake                  £200,000                  05 November 2012
                       investigator awards          .php/funding-types/articles/fight-for-                            an independent project within the framework of the charitys
                                                    sight-early-career-investigator-                                  research priority areas. Awards are worth up to £200,000 over
                                                    award                                                             three years, beginning in October 2013.
                                                                                                                      If you are interested in applying for this call, please contact
                                                                                                                      your Faculty Research Development Manager
                                                                                                                      (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/red/people/group/red/2445).
Food Standards         Investigation of the         https://fsa-                      EU                              This project will support safety of the food produced or sold in             Not specified             5-Nov-12
Agency                 potential transfer and       esourcing.eurodyn.com/epps/cft/pr                                 the UK by gaining a better understanding of the potential
                       uptake of contaminants       epareViewCfTWS.do?resourceId=4                                    effects on contaminant levels in food as a result of using
                       into food arising from       5343                                                              recycled, waste-derived materials as fertilisers or soil
                       the use of recycled                                                                            conditioners in agricultural land or for animal bedding.
                       waste in agriculture

Bill and Melinda       Grand challenges             http://www.grandchallenges.org/Ex USA                             Grants support early-stage research projects and innovative     $1,200,000                             7-Nov-12
Gates Foundation       explorations grants          plorations/Pages/ApplicationInstruc                               ideas that could lead to new vaccines, diagnostics, drugs and
                                                    tions.aspx                                                        other technologies targeting diseases that claim millions of
                                                                                                                      lives each year. Funding is worth up to US$100,000 over 18
                                                                                                                      months in the first instance. Grantees will then have the
                                                                                                                      opportunity to apply for phase two funding of up to US$1
                                                                                                                      million over two years.
ERA-Net CORE           Real common pot call         http://www.coreorganic2.org/                EU                    Funding enables consortia to conduct projects on the theme of Not specified                            7-Nov-12
Organic II             on organic food and                                                                            sustainable and efficient management of phosphorus and use
                       farming systems                                                                                of secondary fertilisers within organic agriculture. The budget
                                                                                                                      for this call is €860,000.
Michael J Fox        MJFF biosample and       https://www.michaeljfox.org/researc USA                                 These awards enable researchers to use samples of               $150,000                               7-Nov-12
Foundation for       tissue resource projects h/grant-detail.php?id=7                                                 biospecimen tissue resources that the foundation has
Parkinson's Research                                                                                                  generated through its clinical efforts. Applicants may request
                                                                                                                      up to US$150,000 to fund projects of up to one years duration.

NIH: National Institute Molecular mechanisms        http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R01 funding opportunity announcement aims to enhance                    $1,000,000                7-Nov-12
on Aging                of circadian clocks in      a-files/RFA-AG-13-007.html                                        understanding of the molecular mechanisms that control
                        ageing tissues (R01)                                                                          circadian clocks in ageing tissues. Application budgets are
                                                                                                                      limited to US$200,000 direct costs in any year. The maximum
                                                                                                                      project period is five years.
Technology Strategy    Sustainable high value       http://www.innovateuk.org/content/c UK                            This aims to encourage the development and                                   £1,500,000                7-Nov-12
Board                  chemical manufacture         ompetition/sustainable-high-value-                                commercialisation of innovative processes that will generate
                       through industrial           chemical-manufacture-throug.ashx                                  high value chemical products through industrial biotechnology
                       biotechnology                                                                                  and renewable feedstocks. The total budget for this call is
                                                                                                                      £2.75m.
Leukaemia and          Project grants               http://leukaemialymphomaresearch. UK                              These support original and innovative research which will truly              Not specified             09 November 2012
Lymphoma Research                                   org.uk/research/researchers/fundin                                benefit patients affected by leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma
                                                    g-opportunities                                                   and related blood disorders. Grants are awarded for up to
                                                                                                                      three years usually for the support of one technician, research
                                                                                                                      assistant or postdoctoral scientist to carry out a clearly defined
                                                                                                                      project.
Leukaemia and          Visiting fellowships         http://leukaemialymphomaresearch. UK                              These enable outstanding clinical and non-clinical qualified                 Not specified             09 November 2012
Lymphoma Research                                   org.uk/research/researchers/fundin                                postdoctoral researchers to spend two years in a European or
                                                    g-opportunities                                                   international centre of excellence in order to gain new skills
                                                                                                                      and experience relevant to career ambitions. Fellowships may
                                                                                                                      be extended for a third year, subject to peer review.




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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

Leukaemia and          Specialist programmes  http://leukaemialymphomaresearch. UK                                    These are awarded for up to five years to support a team of                  Not specified             09 November 2012
Lymphoma Research                             org.uk/funding-opportunities                                            researchers to tackle more extensive, long-term goals.
Wellcome Trust         Career re-entry        http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                                   These support postdoctoral scientists who have recently                      Not specified             9-Nov-12
                       fellowships in         Biomedical-science/Funding-                                             decided to recommence a scientific research career after a
                       biomedical science     schemes/Fellowships/Basic-                                              break of at least two years. Fellowships are tenable for two to
                                              biomedical-                                                             four years and include a salary and research expenses.
                                              fellowships/WTD004380.htm
Wellcome Trust         Seeding drug discovery http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                                   The aim is to develop drug-like, small molecules that will be   £3,000,000                             9-Nov-12
                                              Technology-                                                             the springboard for further research and development by the
                                              transfer/Awards/Seeding-Drug-                                           biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry in areas of unmet
                                              Discovery/                                                              medical need. Most awards will be in the range of £1 million to
                                                                                                                      £3m, lasting for two to three years.
NIH: National Institute Understanding the           http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         The purpose of this U19 funding opportunity announcement is Not specified                              13-Nov-12
of Allergy and          functions of                a-files/RFA-AI-12-028.html                                        to conduct fundamental genomics research that will increase
Infectious Diseases     uncharacterised genes                                                                         knowledge of the specific biochemical functions of hypothetical
                        in infectious disease                                                                         genes and unknown open reading frames, and the functions of
                        pathogens (U19)                                                                               non-coding RNAs in the annotated genomes of infectious
                                                                                                                      disease pathogens. NIAID intends to commit US$7.1 million in
                                                                                                                      fiscal year to fund three to five awards.

NIH: Office of the     Reference profiles of        http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This U01 funding opportunity announcement proposes to            $700,000                              13-Nov-12
Director               human extracellular          a-files/RFA-RM-12-011.html                                        develop reference profiles for non-coding regulatory
                       RNA (U01)                                                                                      extracellular RNAs from healthy human blood and other body
                                                                                                                      fluid samples such as saliva, urine, breast milk, semen,
                                                                                                                      amniotic fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, ascites and pleural
                                                                                                                      effusions. Direct costs are limited to US$700,000 over a
                                                                                                                      maximum five-year project period.
NIH: Office of the     Extracellular RNA            http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This U19 funding opportunity announcement invites                Not specified                         13-Nov-12
Director               biogenesis,                  a-files/RFA-RM-12-012.html                                        applications for projects to determine the principles that guide
                       biodistribution, uptake                                                                        the selection of regulatory RNA molecules for extracellular
                       and effector function                                                                          transport and to determine the function of these extracellular
                       (U19)                                                                                          RNAs. NIH intends to fund an estimate of four to six awards,
                                                                                                                      with a total of US$7.2 million per year. Application budgets are
                                                                                                                      not limited but must reflect the actual needs of the project.

NIH: Office of the     Clinical utility of   http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                                This UH2/UH3 funding opportunity announcement invites              $1,500,000                          13-Nov-12
Director               extracellular RNA for a-files/RFA-RM-12-013.html                                               applications for projects that will identify and qualify
                       biomarker development                                                                          extracellular RNA-based biomarkers derived from human body
                       (UH2/UH3)                                                                                      fluids, such as blood, saliva, urine, breast milk, amniotic fluid,
                                                                                                                      cerebrospinal fluid, ascites and pleural effusions, in order to
                                                                                                                      diagnose and monitor disease progression and response to
                                                                                                                      therapy. Applicants may request up to US$500,000 total costs
                                                                                                                      for the UH2 phase and US$1m for the UH3 phase. The
                                                                                                                      maximum combined total project period is five years.

NIH: Office of the     Clinical utility of          http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This UH2/UH3 funding opportunity announcement invites                        $1,500,000                13-Nov-12
Director               extracellular RNA for        a-files/RFA-RM-12-014.html                                        applications for projects that will develop novel therapies
                       therapy development                                                                            based on exRNA signaling. Applicants may request up to
                       (UH2/UH3)                                                                                      US$500,000 total costs for the UH2 phase and US$1m for the
                                                                                                                      UH3 phase. The maximum combined total project period is
                                                                                                                      five years.




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Funder                Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                               Awarding body

Biotechnology and     International workshops http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/science/inte UK                                 This aims to stimulate joint working in topics important to       £10,000                              14-Nov-12
Biological Sciences   scheme                  rnational/international-                                               BBSRCs strategy, and to match numbers of scientists from the
Research Council                              workshops.aspx                                                         UK with other countries to identify areas of commonality and
                                                                                                                     explore the potential for international collaboration. Awards are
                                                                                                                     worth approximately £10,000 each.

Biotechnology and     Japan partnering             http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/science/inte UK                            These aim to set up partnership links between UK and                         £50,000                   14-Nov-12
Biological Sciences   awards                       rnational/japan.aspx                                              overseas laboratories; promote the exchange of scientists,
Research Council                                                                                                     particularly those in the early stages of their career; and
                                                                                                                     promote access to facilities. Awards are worth up to £50,000
                                                                                                                     for a period of four years, and cover travel, subsistence and
                                                                                                                     other activities, such as workshops and exchanges.

Biotechnology and     China partnering awards http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/science/inte UK                                 These aim to set up partnership links between UK and                         £25,000                   14-Nov-12
Biological Sciences                           rnational/china.aspx                                                   overseas laboratories; promote the exchange of scientists,
Research Council                                                                                                     particularly those in the early stages of their career; and
                                                                                                                     promote access to facilities. Awards are worth up to £25,000
                                                                                                                     for a period of four years, and cover travel, subsistence and
                                                                                                                     other activities, such as workshops and exchanges.

Biotechnology and     India partnering awards http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/science/inte UK                                 These aim to set up partnership links between UK and                         £25,000                   14-Nov-12
Biological Sciences                           rnational/india.aspx                                                   overseas laboratories; promote the exchange of scientists,
Research Council                                                                                                     particularly those in the early stages of their career; and
                                                                                                                     promote access to facilities. Awards are worth up to £25,000
                                                                                                                     for a period of four years, and cover travel, subsistence and
                                                                                                                     other activities, such as workshops and exchanges.

Biotechnology and     US partnering awards         http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/science/inte UK                            These aim to set up partnership links between UK and                         £50,000                   14-Nov-12
Biological Sciences                                rnational/usa.aspx                                                overseas laboratories; promote the exchange of scientists,
Research Council                                                                                                     particularly those in the early stages of their career; and
                                                                                                                     promote access to facilities. Awards are worth up to £50,000
                                                                                                                     for a period of four years, and cover travel, subsistence and
                                                                                                                     other activities, such as workshops and exchanges.

Biotechnology and     Brazil partnering awards http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/inter UK                               These aim to set up partnership links between UK and            £100,000                               14-Nov-12
Biological Sciences                            nationalfunding/brazil.aspx                                           overseas laboratories; promote the exchange of scientists,
Research Council                                                                                                     particularly those in the early stages of their career; promote
                                                                                                                     access to facilities; and enhance food security as well as
                                                                                                                     bioenergy and industrial biotechnology research in the UK and
                                                                                                                     Brazil. Partnerships of up to four years are supported, with
                                                                                                                     £50,000 available for single partner collaborations and up to
                                                                                                                     £100,000 for consortia applications.

European League       Health professionals         http://www.eular.org/index.cfm?fra EU                             This supports one project in the field of arthritis and                      € 30,000                  14-Nov-12
Against Rheumatism    research grant               mePage=/health_professionals_res                                  rheumatism. Awards are worth up to €30,000.
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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

Technology Strategy     Advancing the                http://www.innovateuk.org/content/c UK                            Projects should aim to demonstrate the feasibility of using this Up to £6.5M                           14 November 2012
Board                   industrial application of    ompetition/advancing-the-industrial-                              approach in the creation of novel or improved products or
                        synthetic biology            application-of-synthetic-.ashx                                    processes. Where appropriate, projects may also explore the
                                                                                                                       social science necessary for the industrial advancement of this
                                                                                                                       technology. Projects must be collaborative and business-led
                                                                                                                       and are open to businesses of any size and research
                                                                                                                       organisations. Projects should last between 12 and 18 months

Technology Strategy     Advancing the                http://www.innovateuk.org/content/c UK                            This aims to encourage businesses to explore innovative                      £375,000                  14 November 2012
Board                   industrial application of    ompetition/advancing-the-industrial-                              industrial applications of synthetic biology. The total budget for
                        synthetic biology            application-of-synthetic-.ashx                                    this call is £6.5 million. Projects can attract up to 75 per cent
                                                                                                                       public sector funding, and the total grant size for each project
                                                                                                                       will not exceed £375,000.
Fulbright Commission Fulbright scholar awards http://www.fulbright.co.uk/fulbright-              UK                    Enable professionals or academics to undertake lecturing or                  £50,000                   15-Nov-12
                                              awards/for-uk-citizens/scholar-                                          research in the US for a period of three to 10 months.
                                              awards/all-disciplines-scholar-                                          Applicants must be UK citizens and hold or expect to receive a
                                              awards                                                                   PhD or equivalent professional training or experience before
                                                                                                                       departure.
Fulbright Commission Fulbright-Diabetes UK           http://www.fulbright.co.uk/fulbright- UK                          One grant is offered to a UK academic or professional to                     £75,000                   15-Nov-12
                     research award                  awards/for-uk-citizens/scholar-                                   conduct research at any accredited US institution into the
                                                     awards/diabetes-uk-research-award                                 clinical or biomedical aspects of diabetes, or the social or
                                                                                                                       economic issues faced by people living with diabetes, for a
                                                                                                                       period of twelve months. Grants are worth the US dollar
                                                                                                                       equivalent of £75,000.
Fulbright Commission Fulbright/Deafness              http://www.fulbright.co.uk/fulbright-       UK                    Up to three grants are offered to UK academics or                            £75,000                   15-Nov-12
                     Research UK award               awards/for-uk-citizens/scholar-                                   professionals to pursue laboratory-based research into
                                                     awards/deafness-research-uk-                                      prevention, diagnosis or treatment of all forms of hearing
                                                     award                                                             impairment for a period of three to twelve months. The award
                                                                                                                       includes funding of up to £75,000 to cover for institutional fees,
                                                                                                                       travel and general maintenance costs, as well as insurance
                                                                                                                       and visa sponsorship.
Fulbright Commission Fulbright/Fight for Sight http://www.fulbright.co.uk/fulbright-             UK                    This is offered to a UK academic or professional to pursue                   £75,000                   15-Nov-12
                     research award            awards/for-uk-citizens/scholar-                                         laboratory-based research into the prevention and treatment of
                                               awards/fight-for-sight-research-                                        blindness or eye disease for a period of twelve months. The
                                               award                                                                   award includes funding of up to £75,000 to cover for
                                                                                                                       institutional fees, travel and general maintenance costs, as
                                                                                                                       well as insurance and visa sponsorship.

European Science        Advances in farm             http://genomic-                   EU                              Applicants should undertake work of high scientific quality                  EURO 5,300                17-Nov-12
Foundation              animal genomic               resources.epfl.ch/page-11123.html                                 relevant to biodiversity evaluation or conservation in this field.
                        resources exchange                                                                             Funding is worth EURO 400 per week, plus travel expenses of
                        grants                                                                                         up to EURO 500, for between two weeks and three months.

European Comission      FP7: Marie Curie Initial     http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           This action addresses joint research training programmes in                  Not specified             20 November 2012
                        Training Networks            pants/portal/page/people;efp7_SES                                 the form of either Multi-partner ITNs, European Industrial
                                                     SION_ID=0T34P2qGkXn1Gq9qq5b                                       Doctorates (EID) or Innovative Doctoral Programmes (IDP).
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Funder                    Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                   Awarding body

NIH: National Institute Identification and             http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                          This R21 funding opportunity announcement encourages            £275,000                               20 November 2012
of Arthritis and        analysis of causal             a-files/PAR-12-236.html                                           applications that are exploratory/developmental and highly
Musculoskeletal and     variants: follow-up on                                                                           innovative in nature, and aim to characterise the genetic
Skin Diseases           genome-wide                                                                                      variations in human genomic regions that have been putatively
                        association studies for                                                                          associated with complex diseases relevant to the NIAMS
                        arthritis and                                                                                    mission. Direct costs are limited to US$275,000 for a period of
                        musculoskeletal and                                                                              two years, with no more than US$200,000 allowed in any
                        skin diseases (R21)                                                                              single year.
NIH: National Institute Identification and             http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p USA                          This R01 funding opportunity announcement encourages            £1,400,000                             20 November 2012
of Arthritis and        analysis of causal             a-files/PAR-12-236.html                                           applications that aim to characterise the genetic variations in
Musculoskeletal and     variants: follow-up on                                                                           human genomic regions that have been putatively associated
Skin Diseases           genome-wide                                                                                      with complex diseases relevant to the NIAMS mission. Direct
                        association studies for                                                                          costs are limited to US$350,000 per year, for a maximum
                        arthritis and                                                                                    period of four years.
                        musculoskeletal and
                        skin diseases (R01)
NIH: Office of the      Development and                http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         The purpose of this R01 funding opportunity announcement is Not specified                              21-Nov-12
Director                application of systems         a-files/RFA-RM-12-019.html                                        to develop and apply statistical methods and systems
                        approaches for                                                                                   approaches to make maximal use of genotype-tissue
                        analysing the impact of                                                                          expression data. NIH intends to commit approximately US$3.3
                        genomic variation on                                                                             million in total costs in fiscal year 2013.
                        tissue transcriptomes
                        (R01)
European                FP7 ERC advanced               http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           Proposals can be in the research domains of: physical              Not specified                       22 November 2012
Commission              grants ERC-2013-AdG            pants/portal/page/ideas?callIdentifi                              sciences and engineering, to which 44 per cent of the budget
Framework                                              er=ERC-2013-ADG                                                   is allocated; life sciences, to which 39 percent is allocated; and
Programme 7:                                                                                                             social sciences and humanities, to which 17 per cent is
European Research                                                                                                        allocated. The budget for this call is €662 million.
Council/Ideas
European                Marie Curie initial            http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           This action aims to improve career perspectives of early-stage Not specified                           22 November 2012
Commission              training networks FP7-         pants/portal/page/people?callIdentif                              researchers in both public and private sectors, thereby making
Framework               PEOPLE-2013-ITN                ier=FP7-PEOPLE-2013-ITN                                           research careers more attractive to young people. Applications
Programme 7: People                                                                                                      may be submitted for: multi-partner initial training networks;
                                                                                                                         European industrial doctorates; innovative doctoral
                                                                                                                         programmes. The overall budget for this call is €470.72 million.

Alzheimer's Research Network cooperation               http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.or UK                             These support projects that will further cooperation and         £100,000                              23-Nov-12
UK                   grants                            g/grant-schemes/                                                  collaboration between two or more ARUK network centres.
                                                                                                                         Grants are worth between £5,000 and £100,000 for up to 24
                                                                                                                         months.
Alzheimer's Research Equipment grants                  http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.or UK                             These provide between £10,000 and £100,000 for scientific        £100,000                              23-Nov-12
UK                                                     g/grant-schemes/                                                  equipment, flexibly defined. Joint funding applications for even
                                                                                                                         larger pieces are accepted.
Alzheimer's Research Sabbaticals and                   http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.or UK                             The scheme enables established researchers to enrich their       £50,000                               23-Nov-12
UK                   secondments                       g/grant-schemes/                                                  research programmes and develop collaborations. Awards are
                                                                                                                         worth a maximum of £50,000 for a period of up to one year.

Cancer Research UK        Prospective sample           http://science.cancerresearchuk.or UK                             This supports prospective collections of samples from a                      Not specified             23-Nov-12
                          collections project          g/funding/find-grant/all-funding-                                 clinical trial that is about to commence or is ongoing. Funding
                          grants                       schemes/prospective-sample-                                       is available for up to 10 years. Sample collection with a guide
                                                       collections-project-                                              price of £15 per paraffin block and £7.50 per blood sample will
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Funder                 Programme                     Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

Cancer Research UK     Feasibility study project http://science.cancerresearchuk.or UK                                 These fund investigator-led studies testing aspects of              £80,000                            23-Nov-12
                       grants                    g/funding/find-grant/all-funding-                                     feasibility, tolerability or efficacy. The typical duration of
                                                 schemes/feasibility-study-project-                                    studies is 24 months. Funding is usually at a level of £25,000
                                                 grant/index.htm?script=true                                           per annum, with an upper limit of £80,000 for the entire
                                                                                                                       duration of the award.
Kidney Research UK     Postdoctoral non-             http://www.kidneyresearchuk.org/re UK                             These enable postdoctoral scientists to specialise in renal         Not specified                      23-Nov-12
                       clinical fellowships          search/grant-types.php                                            research. Awards are for three years. Salary will be based on
                                                                                                                       the appropriate university scale and will include an allowance
                                                                                                                       for consumables.
Medical Research       UK regenerative               http://www.ukrmp.org.uk/call-for-           UK                    Joint call from the BBSRC, EPSRC and MRC - this call aims to £4,500,000                                27-Nov-12
Council                medicine platform             proposals/                                                        address the technical and scientific challenges associated with
                                                                                                                       translating promising scientific discoveries in this area towards
                                                                                                                       clinical impact. Theme hubs: Cell behaviour, differentiation and
                                                                                                                       manufacturing; Engineering and exploiting the stem cell niche;
                                                                                                                       Safety and efficacy, focussing on imaging technologies;
                                                                                                                       Acellular (smart material) approaches for therapeutic delivery;
                                                                                                                       and Inducing immune tolerance. Awards will be for a duration
                                                                                                                       of four years in the first instance. The total budget for this call
                                                                                                                       is £20 million.

NIH: National Institute Prevention of HIV            http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R01 funding opportunity announcement seeks to further                   $1,750,000                29-Nov-12
of Child Health and     transmission/acquisition     a-files/RFA-HD-13-008.html                                        scientific understanding of HIV acquisition or transmission by
Human Development        through a better                                                                              increasing knowledge regarding the intersection between
                        understanding of                                                                               reproductive health and HIV prevention. Application budgets
                        reproductive health                                                                            are limited to US$350,000 per year over five years.
                        (R01)
NIH: National Institute Prevention of HIV            http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R03 funding opportunity announcement seeks to further                   $100,000                  29-Nov-12
of Child Health and     transmission/acquisition     a-files/RFA-HD-13-009.html                                        scientific understanding of HIV acquisition/transmission by
Human Development        through a better                                                                              increasing knowledge regarding the intersection between
                        understanding of                                                                               reproductive health and HIV prevention. Application budgets
                        reproductive health                                                                            are limited to US$50,000 per year over a two-year period.
                        (R03)
Alzheimer's Society     Dissemination grants         http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/sc UK                           These enable researchers to disseminate the findings of a     £30,000                                  30-Nov-12
                                                     ripts/documents_info.php?categoryI                                completed research programme or project relating to the
                                                     D=200295&documentID=353                                           cause, cure, care or prevention of dementia. Grants are worth
                                                                                                                       up to £30,000.
Alzheimer's Society    Postdoctoral research         http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/sc UK                           These support postdoctoral researchers to undertake research £220,000                                  30-Nov-12
                       fellowships                   ripts/documents_info.php?documen                                  relating to the cause, cure, care or prevention of dementia.
                                                     tID=1183                                                          Fellowships are worth up to £220,000 over three years.

Bayer                  Early-career                  http://www.bayer-hemophilia-    USA                               This enables a junior faculty member to undertake a mentored $200,000                                  30-Nov-12
                       investigator award            awards.com/awards/?view=early_c                                   basic or clinical research project in the field of bleeding
                                                     areer_investigator_award                                          disorders. Awards provide up to $100,000 annually over a
                                                                                                                       maximum of two years. Up to four awards are available.

Bayer                  Special project award         http://www.bayer-hemophilia-                US                    This supports research projects in the field of haemophilia.                 $200000                   30-Nov-12
                                                     awards.com/awards/                                                Grants are worth up to $100,000 annually over a maximum of
                                                                                                                       two years. Approximately four awards are available.
International Agency   Postdoctoral                  http://www.iarc.fr/en/education-            EU                    These enable junior scientists to complete their training in                 Not specified             30-Nov-12
for Research on        fellowships for training      training/postdoc.php                                              aspects of cancer research related to the agencys own
Cancer                 in cancer research                                                                              programme. The stipend is worth EURO 33,000 annually for a
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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

International Agency   Senior visiting scientist    http://www.iarc.fr/en/education-            UK                    This enables a qualified and experienced senior investigator                 Not specified             30-Nov-12
for Research on        award                        training/vsa.php                                                  with recent publications in international peer-reviewed
Cancer                                                                                                                scientific journals to spend six to 12 months at the agency,
                                                                                                                      working on a collaborative research project. The annual
                                                                                                                      remuneration is worth EURO 48,000.
International Agency   Expertise transfer           http://www.iarc.fr/en/education-            USA                   This enables an established investigator to spend six to 12                  Not specified             30-Nov-12
for Research on        fellowship                   training/expertisetransfer.php                                    months in an appropriate host institute in a low- or medium-
Cancer                                                                                                                resource country. Annual remuneration is worth up to
                                                                                                                      US$70,000, and will take into account the ongoing salary of
                                                                                                                      the fellow.
Foundation for the     Research grant               http://www.shifoundation.org.uk/?q= UK                            These provide pump-priming funds for the development of                      £5,000                    1-Dec-12
Sociology of Health    development awards           node/20                                                           high-quality, innovative and multi-disciplinary research in the
and Illness                                                                                                           field of medical sociology or the sociology of health and illness.
                                                                                                                      Grants are worth up to £5,000 each.
Leukaemia and          Bennett fellowships          http://leukaemialymphomaresearch. UK                              These are awarded to outstanding clinical and non-clinical                   Not specified             01 December 2012
Lymphoma Research                                   org.uk/funding-opportunities                                      qualified postdoctoral researchers to establish themselves as
                                                                                                                      independent investigators in any aspect of haematological
                                                                                                                      research relevant to the charitys mission. Fellowships are up
                                                                                                                      to five years in duration together with one research assistant
                                                                                                                      or postdoctoral post.
Servier                Research grant in            http://www.servier.com/Servier-             EU                    This is awarded every two years, and aims to support a high-                 Euro30,000                1-Dec-12
                       hypertension                 Research-Grant-in-Hypertension-                                   quality European research proposal in hypertension and
                                                    call-for-application-2012                                         related disease, with a focus on end organ damage, surrogate
                                                                                                                      markers and biomarkers. The grant is worth Euro30,000.

European               FP7-NMP-2013-CSA-7           http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           Proposals may address a range of topics in the fields of          Not specified                        04 December 2012
Commission                                          pants/portal/page/cooperation?callI                               nanosciences and nanotechnologies, materials, integration
Framework                                           dentifier=FP7-NMP-2013-CSA-7                                      and public-private partnerships. The overall budget for this call
Programme 7:                                                                                                          is €13.9 million.
Cooperation
NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to     http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                              This R01 funding opportunity announcement supports                           Not specified             4-Dec-12
Institute              NCI's provocative       a-files/RFA-CA-12-015.html                                             research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group A (R01)                                                                        research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                                                                                                                      in cancer research identified by NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately 10 to 15 R01
                                                                                                                      awards over both application rounds, corresponding to a total
                                                                                                                      budget of between US$5 million and US$7m for fiscal year
                                                                                                                      2013 and similar in FY2014.
NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to     http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                              This R21 funding opportunity announcement supports                           £275,000                  4-Dec-12
Institute              NCI's provocative       a-files/RFA-CA-12-016.html                                             research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group A (R21)                                                                        research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                                                                                                                      in cancer research identified by the NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately six awards,
                                                                                                                      corresponding to a total budget of US$2 million to US$3m, for
                                                                                                                      fiscal year 2013 and similar in FY2014.




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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to     http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                              This R01 funding opportunity announcement supports                           Not specified             4-Dec-12
Institute              NCIs provocative        a-files/RFA-CA-12-017.html                                             research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group B (R01)                                                                        research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                                                                                                                      in cancer research identified by the NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately 10 to 15 R01
                                                                                                                      awards over both application rounds, corresponding to a total
                                                                                                                      budget of between US$5 million and US$7m for fiscal year
                                                                                                                      2013 and similar in FY2014.

NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to     http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                              This R21 funding opportunity announcement supports                           Not specified             4-Dec-12
Institute              NCI's provocative       a-files/RFA-CA-12-018.html                                             research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group B (R21)                                                                        research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                                                                                                                      in cancer research identified by the NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately six awards,
                                                                                                                      corresponding to a total budget of US$2 million to US$3m, for
                                                                                                                      fiscal year 2013 and similar in FY2014.

NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to          http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R01 funding opportunity announcement supports                           Not specified             4-Dec-12
Institute              NCIs provocative             a-files/RFA-CA-12-019.html                                        research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group C                                                                              research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                       (R01)                                                                                          in cancer research identified by NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately 10 to 15 R01
                                                                                                                      awards over both application rounds, corresponding to a total
                                                                                                                      budget of between US$5 million and US$7m for fiscal year
                                                                                                                      2013 and similar in FY2014.
NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to          http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R21 funding opportunity announcement supports                           Not specified             4-Dec-12
Institute              NCIs provocative             a-files/RFA-CA-12-020.html                                        research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group C                                                                              research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                       (R21)                                                                                          in cancer research identified by the NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately six awards,
                                                                                                                      corresponding to a total budget of US$2 million to US$3m, for
                                                                                                                      fiscal year 2013 and similar in FY2014.

NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to          http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R01 funding opportunity announcement supports                           Not specified             4-Dec-12
Institute              NCIs provocative             a-files/RFA-CA-12-021.html                                        research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group D                                                                              research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                       (R01)                                                                                          in cancer research identified by NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately 10 to 15 R01
                                                                                                                      awards over both application rounds, corresponding to a total
                                                                                                                      budget of between US$5 million and US$7m for fiscal year
                                                                                                                      2013 and similar in FY2014.
NIH: National Cancer   Research answers to          http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R21 funding opportunity announcement supports                           Not specified             4-Dec-12
Institute              NCIs provocative             a-files/RFA-CA-12-022.html                                        research projects designed to use sound and innovative
                       questions group D                                                                              research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes
                       (R21)                                                                                          in cancer research identified by the NCI provocative questions
                                                                                                                      initiative. NCI intends to fund approximately six awards,
                                                                                                                      corresponding to a total budget of US$2 million to US$3m, for
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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

National Centre for    David Sainsbury              http://www.nc3rs.org.uk/page.asp?i UK                             The scheme aims to attract talented early-career researchers £195,000                                  6-Dec-12
the Replacement,       fellowships                  d=1536                                                            to the challenge of developing models and tools with reduced
Refinement and                                                                                                        reliance on in vivo research or improved animal welfare. Five
Reduction of Animals                                                                                                  awards are available each year, with a value of £65,000 per
in Research                                                                                                           year year for up to three years.
Lister Institute of    Research prizes              http://www.lister-                   UK                           The Lister Institute has replaced its prestigious and successful £200,000                              7-Dec-12
Preventive Medicine                                 institute.org.uk/researchprizes.html                              Senior Research Fellowship Scheme by Research Prizes.
                                                                                                                      These are awarded to young clinical and non-clinical scientists
                                                                                                                      to help them pursue personal research interests in any area of
                                                                                                                      biomedical or biological science. Prizes are tenable for up to
                                                                                                                      five years and are worth £200,000.

Wellcome Trust         Innovative engineering       http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                             The Wellcome Trust and the EPSRC are looking to support a £10,000,000                                  10-Dec-12
                       for health                   Technology-                                                       limited number of innovative, multidisciplinary projects that
                                                    transfer/Awards/Innovative-                                       address a defined need in healthcare for which current
                                                    Engineering-for-Health/index.htm                                  solutions are inadequate or lacking. The £30 million initiative is
                                                                                                                      expected to fund three or four projects of up to £10m each.
                                                                                                                      This call has a major bids process in place. If you are
                                                                                                                      interested in applying, please contact Patty Holley
                                                                                                                      (P.Holley@bristol.ac.uk).

Arthritis Research UK Programme grant               http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/r UK                           These provide longer-term support where the aim is to answer £1,200,000                                12-Dec-12
                                                    esearch/grants-you-can-apply-                                     an interrelated set of questions on a broader front than would
                                                    for/types-of-grant/research-                                      be feasible with projects and, at the same time, should provide
                                                    grants/programme-grants.aspx                                      an opportunity for innovation and creativity. Grants are worth
                                                                                                                      up to £1.2 million for a period of over five years.

Cancer Research UK     Biomarkers research          http://science.cancerresearchuk.or UK                             These supports research in all types of biomarkers using                     £500,000                  14-Dec-12
                       project grants               g/funding/funding-                                                invasive and imaging technologies. Applications should not
                                                    committees/science-                                               exceed £100,000 per year over a maximum of 60 months.
                                                    committee/biomarker-research/
Great Britain       Butterfield awards              http://www.gbsf.org.uk/butterfieldaw UK                           These aim to encourage and facilitate exploratory exchanges          £15,000                           15-Dec-12
Sasakawa Foundation                                 ards/index.html                                                   and collaborations between qualified professionals in Japan
                                                                                                                      and the UK, as well as investigation of scientific, clinical, social
                                                                                                                      and economic aspects of medicine in which Japanese and
                                                                                                                      British scientists, practitioners and policy makers may learn
                                                                                                                      from each other. Awards are worth up to £5,000 per annum
                                                                                                                      over a maximum of three years.

NIH: National Institute New projects for Epi4K http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                              The purpose of this U01 funding opportunity announcement is                  Not specified             18 December 2012
of Neurological         genetics and genomics a-files/RFA-NS-13-005.html                                              to encourage applications from investigators who wish to
Disorders and Stroke of human epilepsies                                                                              collaborate with the Epi4K genetics and genomics of human
                        centre without walls                                                                          epilepsies centre without walls. Application budgets are not
                        (U01)                                                                                         limited but must reflect the actual needs of the project. The
                                                                                                                      maximum project period is three years.

European Science       Grants for ESF-EMBO http://www.esf.org/index.php?id=95 EU                                      BacNet13, to be held from 16 to 21 March 2013 in Pultusk,                    Not specified             30-Dec-12
Foundation             symposium on bacterial 75                                                                      Poland, will cover the signal transduction and regulatory
                       networks (BacNet13)                                                                            networks underlying information gathering, processing and
                                                                                                                      implementation in bacteria. Grants are available to cover
                                                                                                                      conference fees and possibly travel costs for students and
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Funder                Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                               Awarding body

European Federation   Fellowship awards to         http://www.efns.org/EFNS-                   EU                    The aim is to support young neurologists wishing to expand                   € 24,000                  31-Dec-12
of Neurological       young neurologists           Fellowship-Programme.283.0.html                                   their knowledge in the field. The net salary will be in
Societies                                                                                                            accordance with the salary scale of the host institution up to a
                                                                                                                     maximum of €2,000 per month plus travel expenses.

European Society of   ENDO/ESE                     http://www.ese-                             EU                    The purpose of the programme is to select highly qualified     Not specified                           31-Dec-12
Endocrinology         international endocrine      hormones.org/education/                                           candidates who wish to gain training for a period of two to
                      scholars programme                                                                             three years in an outstanding laboratory. Successful
                                                                                                                     candidates will receive an award worth Euro5,000, scholarship
                                                                                                                     to a lab worth Euro25,000 and all costs covered for attendance
                                                                                                                     to ESE and ENDO annual meetings.

Biotechnology and     Welfare of managed           http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/opp UK                             This aims to encourage high-quality research that seeks to                   Not specified             9-Jan-13
Biological Sciences   animals                      ortunities/2013/2013-welfare-of-                                  understand and promote the welfare of managed animals in
Research Council                                   managed-animals.aspx                                              the UK including farmed, laboratory, companion and zoo
(BBSRC)                                                                                                              animals.
Bupa Foundation       Multi-country grants         http://www.bupafoundation.co.uk/N UK                              The Bupa Foundation is an independent medical and health                     £600,000                  13-Jan-13
                                                   R/exeres/504CCFC3-DB75-4880-                                      research charity that funds research to prevent, relieve and
                                                   9F9F-AB3206D131F1                                                 cure sickness and ill health. This call is to fund international
                                                                                                                     collaboration in translational research in the foundations focus
                                                                                                                     areas. The awards are worth up to £600,000 for a period of up
                                                                                                                     to three years. Deadline for short form applications is 13
                                                                                                                     January (opens on 01 December)
                                                                                                                     If you are interested in applying for this call, please contact
                                                                                                                     Eleanor Bell, Campaigns & Alumni Relations (eleanor.weeks-
                                                                                                                     bell@bristol.ac.uk) in the first instance.

Association for the   Small grants                 http://www.asme.org.uk/grants/curr UK                             These will support a research study or evaluation of an                      Not specified             14-Jan-13
Study of Medical                                   ent-grants/                                                       innovation in teaching in the field of medical or healthcare
Education                                                                                                            education. Grants are worth a maximum of £2,000 and include
                                                                                                                     attendance at the association's annual scientific meeting,
                                                                                                                     where the awardee will present a paper.
Pancreatic Cancer UK Research innovation           http://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/ UK                            This is intended to spur creative and cutting-edge ideas and                 £75,000                   14-Jan-13
                     fund                          research/research-innovation-fund                                 approaches in pancreatic cancer, including those successful in
                                                                                                                     other areas of cancer that have justifiable promise for
                                                                                                                     pancreatic cancer. Each award will be worth a maximum of
                                                                                                                     £75,000 for up to 12 months.
European              FP7-ICT-2013-10              http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           Projects may address a range of topics relating to pervasive                 Not specified             15 January 2013
Commission                                         pants/portal/page/cooperation?callI                               and trusted network and service infrastructures, cognitive
Framework                                          dentifier=FP7-ICT-2013-10                                         systems and robotics, alternative paths to components and
Programme 7:                                                                                                         systems, technologies for digital content and languages, ICT
Cooperation                                                                                                          for health, ageing well, inclusion and governance, ICT for
                                                                                                                     lower carbon economy, ICT for learning and access to cultural
                                                                                                                     resources, future and emerging technologies, international
                                                                                                                     cooperation and horizontal actions. The indicative budget is
                                                                                                                     €705.5 million.
European Health       Create grants                http://www.ehps.net/index.php?opti EU                             Grants are available for early-career researchers to work on a               € 2,000                   15-Jan-13
Psychology Society                                 on=com_content&view=article&id=                                   joint project or visit a senior researcher in a different country.
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Funder                 Programme                     Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

Union for International Yamagiwa-Yoshida             http://www.uicc.org/fellowships/stud USA                          These enable cancer investigators from any country to carry      Not specified                         15-Jan-13
Cancer Control          memorial international       y-grants                                                          out bilateral research projects abroad that exploit
                        cancer study grants                                                                            complementary materials or skills, including training in
                                                                                                                       advanced experimental research methods and techniques.
                                                                                                                       Grants are worth US$10,000 each on average over a
                                                                                                                       maximum of three months.
European               FP7-SCIENCE-IN-               http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           Proposals may address: relationships between science,            Not specified                         16 January 2013
Commission             SOCIETY-2013-1                pants/portal/page/capacities?callId                               democracy and law; mobilisation and mutual learning;
Framework                                            entifier=FP7-SCIENCE-IN-                                          encouraging the debate on information dissemination;
Programme 7:                                         SOCIETY-2013-1                                                    strengthening the role of women in scientific research and in
Capacities                                                                                                             scientific decision-making bodies; supporting formal and
                                                                                                                       informal science education in schools; research and
                                                                                                                       coordination actions on new methods in science education.
                                                                                                                       The indicative budget for this call is €51.7m.
NIH: National Institute Exploratory/developmen http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p US                                 The purpose of this R21 funding opportunity announcement is £275,000                                   16-Jan-13
of Biomedical Imaging tal bioengineering       a-files/PA-12-284.html                                                  to establish the feasibility of technologies, techniques or
and Bioengineering      research grants (R21)                                                                          methods that: explore a unique multidisciplinary approach to a
                                                                                                                       biomedical challenge, are high-risk but have a considerable
                                                                                                                       payoff, and develop data leading to significant future research.
                                                                                                                       Direct costs are limited to US$275,000 over an R21 two-year
                                                                                                                       period, with no more than US$200,000 in direct costs allowed
                                                                                                                       in any single year.

European             Marie Curie                     http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           This aims to strengthen research partnerships through staff          Not specified                     17 January 2013
Commission           international research          pants/portal/page/people                                          exchanges and networking activities between European
Framework            staff exchange scheme                                                                             research organisations and those from selected non-EU
Programme 7: People  FP7-PEOPLE-2013-                                                                                  countries. The total indicative budget for this call is €30 million.
                     IRSES
Alzheimer's Research Major project or                http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.or UK                             The trust funds high quality research projects or programmes.                £1,000,000                25-Jan-13
UK                   programme grants                g/grant-schemes/                                                  This scheme can cover salaries, equipment and animal and
                                                                                                                       running costs. Awards are worth between £150,000 and £1
                                                                                                                       million for a period of two to five years.
Alzheimer's Research Research fellowships            http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.or UK                             These support PhD qualified non-clinical researchers in the                  £30,000                   25-Jan-13
UK                                                   g/grant-schemes/                                                  field of Alzheimers and related dementias. The scheme
                                                                                                                       provides funds for salary, up to three years, and a contribution
                                                                                                                       toward research and travel costs for up to £10,000 per year.

Alzheimer's Research Travelling research             http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.or UK                             This provides researchers with the opportunity to travel abroad Not specified                          25-Jan-13
UK                   fellowship                      g/grant-schemes/                                                  to develop collaborations and learn new techniques. The
                                                                                                                       scheme provides funds for salary for up to three years and a
                                                                                                                       contribution toward research and travel costs (up to £55,000)
                                                                                                                       for the home (UK) lab and visiting (abroad) lab.

Alzheimer's Research Travelling research             http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.or UK                             The trust funds the full translational research pathway                      Not specified             25-Jan-13
UK                   fellowship US                   g/grant-schemes/                                                  including the basic disease process, early detection,
                                                                                                                       identifying risk factors, alleviation and mechanisms of
                                                                                                                       symptoms and progress towards effective treatments in
                                                                                                                       Alzheimers and related dementias. The scheme provides
                                                                                                                       funds for salary up to three years and a contribution toward
                                                                                                                       research and travel costs up to £55,000 for the UK home lab
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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

European Society of     Research fellowship          http://www.eshonline.org/About/Acti EU                            This two-year fellowship programme supports research and        € 100,000.00                           28 January 2013
Hypertension                                         vities/ResearchFellowship.aspx                                    training in hypertension-related fields. Up €50,000 per year is
                                                                                                                       available to support two fellowships for two years.

European                FP7-SSH-2013-2               http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           Proposals may address the following activities: growth,                      Not specified             31 January 2013
Commission                                           pants/portal/page/cooperation?callI                               employment and competitiveness in a knowledge society;
Framework                                            dentifier=FP7-SSH-2013-2                                          combining economic, social and environmental objectives in a
Programme 7:                                                                                                           European perspective; major trends in society and their
Cooperation                                                                                                            implications; Europe in the world; the citizen in the EU; socio-
                                                                                                                       economic and scientific indicators; and foresight or horizontal
                                                                                                                       activities. The indicative budget for this call is €68 million.

European                FP7-SSH-2013-1               http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           Proposals may address the following activities: growth,                      € 5,000,000               31 January 2013
Commission                                           pants/portal/page/cooperation?callI                               employment and competitiveness in a knowledge society - the
Framework                                            dentifier=FP7-SSH-2013-1                                          European case; combining economic, social and
Programme 7:                                                                                                           environmental objectives in a European perspective - paths
Cooperation                                                                                                            towards sustainable development; major trends in society and
                                                                                                                       their implications; the citizen in the European Union. The
                                                                                                                       budget for this call is €30 million and funding must fall between
                                                                                                                       €4m and €5m per project.
European Society for    Fellowship awards            http://www.espid.org/award_content EU                             Awards support basic or clinical research that utilises                      Euro80,000                31-Jan-13
Paediatric Infectious   programme                    .aspx?Group=Awards&Page=Fello                                     advanced techniques and methods to improve the health of
Diseases                                             wship                                                             children through the prevention or management of infectious
                                                                                                                       diseases. The annual stipend is worth Euro40,000 for fellows
                                                                                                                       working in the European region or $40,000 for fellows working
                                                                                                                       in the US or Americas.
European Society of     ESC research grant           http://www.escardio.org/education/ EU                             These enable medical or science graduates at any career                      € 25,000.00               31 January 2013
Cardiology                                           ESC-Grants/Pages/research-grant-                                  stage who have not yet obtained a permanent post to
                                                     rules.aspx                                                        undertake specialised research or further training in the
                                                                                                                       cardiovascular field in an ESC regular member country outside
                                                                                                                       their own. Grants are available for projects lasting three
                                                                                                                       months to one year. Fellows will receive an annual stipend of
                                                                                                                       €25,000.
3R Research             Grants to reduce             http://www.forschung3r.ch/en/guidel Switzerland                   Funding is provided for research with the aim of reducing the                SFr.250,000               01 February 2013
Foundation              animal experiments in        ines/index.html                                                   use of animals in scientific experiments. Projects should last
Switzerland             research                                                                                       between one and three years and grants should fall between
                                                                                                                       CHF50,000 and CHF250,000.
Heart Research UK       Translational research       http://www.heartresearch.org.uk/gra UK                            Translational research bridges the gap between scientific                    £150,000                  1-Feb-13
                        grants                       nts/translational                                                 research and patient care and may advance current practice
                                                                                                                       or enable innovative discoveries to be efficiently transferred
                                                                                                                       into practical tools to prevent, diagnose and treat human
                                                                                                                       disease. The maximum grant awarded is £150,000.

International Brain   IBRO research                  http://funding.ibro.info/Pub/Pub_Ma EU                            Grants support postdoctoral laboratory training, for applicants              € 35,000.00               01 February 2013
Research Organization fellowship                     in_Display.asp?LC_Docs_ID=4254                                    under the age of 45, in a laboratory abroad. Fellowships last
                                                                                                                       for one year and are worth €35,000 each.
International Society   MacNab/LaRocca               http://www.issls.org/awards--               EU                    The aim of this fellowship is to promote and extend research                 Not specified             01 February 2013
for the Study of the    research fellowship          honors/mcnab-larocca-                                             activities into the cause and cure of low back pain.
Lumbar Spine                                         fellowship.aspx




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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

European                FP7-KBBE-2013-7-             http://ec.europa.eu/research/partici EU                           Proposals may address a range of topics relating to:                         Not specified             05 February 2013
Commission              single-stage                 pants/portal/page/cooperation?callI                               sustainable production and management of biological
Framework                                            dentifier=FP7-KBBE-2013-7-single-                                 resources from land, forest and aquatic environments; fork to
Programme 7:                                         stage                                                             farm - food (including seafood), health and well-being; life
Cooperation                                                                                                            sciences, biotechnology and biochemistry for sustainable non-
                                                                                                                       food products and processes. The indicative budget of this call
                                                                                                                       is worth €341.35 million.
Leverhulme Trust        Emeritus fellowships         http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/fundin UK                             These assist senior established researchers to complete a                    £22,000                   07 February 2013
                                                     g/EM/EM.cfm                                                       research project and to prepare the results for publication. The
                                                                                                                       fellowship is worth up to £22,000 for a period of three to 24
                                                                                                                       months.
Stroke Association      Project grants               http://www.stroke.org.uk/research/p UK                            These support the entire spectrum of stroke research, from                   £210,000                  8-Feb-13
                                                     roject-grants                                                     prevention and risk factors through to treatment and
                                                                                                                       rehabilitation in an acute setting and, longer term, in the
                                                                                                                       community. Grants are worth up to £70,000 per year for a
                                                                                                                       maximum of three years.
NIH: National Institute Improving diet and           http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/p EU                           This R21 funding opportunity announcement seeks to enhance                   £275,000                  16 February 2013
of Diabetes and         physical activity            a-files/PAR-12-197.html                                           the quality of measurements of dietary intake and physical
Digestive and Kidney assessment (R21)                                                                                  activity. Direct costs are limited to US$275,000 over an R21
Diseases                                                                                                               two-year period, with no more than US$200,000 in direct costs
                                                                                                                       allowed in any single year.

NIH: National Institute Immunity in the elderly      http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rf USA                         This R01 funding opportunity announcement seeks to develop $1500000                                    20-Feb-13
of Allergy and          (R01)                        a-files/RFA-AI-12-038.html                                        a better understanding of the immune mechanisms involved in
Infectious Diseases                                                                                                    the ageing process that contribute to impaired immune
                                                                                                                       responses resulting in severe infections and dampened
                                                                                                                       responses to vaccines in this population. There is a maximum
                                                                                                                       of US$1.5m direct costs over a five-year period.

Newlife Foundation      Start up grants              http://www.newlifecharity.co.uk/doc UK                            Funding will enable researchers to undertake short projects,                 £15,000                   22-Feb-13
for Disabled Children                                s11/about/medical_research.shtml                                  either as complete projects in themselves or as a preliminary
                                                                                                                       activity to the development of full projects. Grants should not
                                                                                                                       exceed £15,000.
European Respiratory Chronic obstructive             http://www.ersnet.org/ers-                  EU                    This recognises an outstanding research contribution in any                  EURO 50,000               28-Feb-13
Society              pulmonary disease               funding/awards/item/4136-copd-                                    sector of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The awardee
                     research award                  research-award.html                                               must be pursuing an active research project in the field,
                                                                                                                       including basic science, pathophysiology, epidemiology,
                                                                                                                       prevention, clinical practice, diagnosis, treatment or
                                                                                                                       rehabilitation. One award, worth EURO 50,000, is available.

Kay Kendall             Project grants               http://www.kklf.org.uk/programme.h UK                             Project grants will be awarded for a period of up to three years             Not specified             28-Feb-13
Leukaemia Fund                                       tml                                                               to support research on aspects of leukaemia and for relevant
                                                                                                                       studies on related haematological malignancies.
British Society for     Annual scientific            http://www.b-s-                UK                                 These support attendance at the society's annual scientific                  £500                      01 March 2013
Haematology             meeting scholarships         h.org.uk/Grants/198_BSH_ASM.ht                                    meeting. Scholarships are worth up to £500 each to support
                        for haematology              ml                                                                registration, travel and accommodation.
                        professionals
European Molecular      Practical courses            http://www.embo.org/programmes/c EU                               Funding supports the organisation of courses to promote the                  Euro30,000                1-Mar-13
Biology Organisation                                 ourses-workshops/practical-                                       transfer of new methods and emerging techniques to a broad
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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

European Molecular     Workshops                    http://www.embo.org/programmes/c EU                               These enable up to 120 scientists from multidisciplinary fields              Euro30,000                1-Mar-13
Biology Organisation                                ourses-workshops/workshops.html                                   to engage in high-level discussions and exchange results.
                                                                                                                      Grants are worth up to Euro30,000.
European Molecular     Conferences                  http://www.embo.org/programmes/c EU                               Funding supports one conference or a series, covering                        Euro30,000                1-Mar-13
Biology Organisation                                ourses-workshops/conference-                                      different and evolving aspects of a relatively broad subject
                                                    series.html                                                       area relating to molecular biology. Grants are worth up to
                                                                                                                      Euro30,000.
European Molecular     Joint EMBO/FEBS              http://www.embo.org/programmes/c EU                               Funding supports three to five annual courses on relevant                    Not specified             1-Mar-13
Biology Organisation   lecture courses              ourses-workshops/embo-febs-                                       scientific topics, such as biochemistry, molecular biology and
                                                    lecture-courses.html                                              related areas like systems biology, in order to promote career
                                                                                                                      development and mentoring for students and postdoctoral
                                                                                                                      fellows. Grants are worth up to Euro40,000.

European Society for Junior basic science           http://www.esot.org/Content.aspx?it EU                            This supports a basic research project for one year which may                € 35,000                  1-Mar-13
Organ Transplantation grant                         em=43                                                             be executed at home or in a host institution. The grant is worth
                                                                                                                      up to €35,000.
European Society for Organ viability and            http://www.esot.org/Content.aspx?it EU                            Funding supports a clinical or translational project, which may              € 12,000                  1-Mar-13
Organ Transplantation preservation grant            em=52                                                             take place at home or in a hosting institution for one year. The
                                                                                                                      grant is worth ‚12,000.
European Society for Senior basic science           http://www.esot.org/Content.aspx?it EU                            This supports a basic research project for one year which may                € 40,000                  1-Mar-13
Organ Transplantation grant in transplant           em=44                                                             be executed at home or in a host institution. The grant is worth
                      chronic graft loss                                                                              €40,000.
European Society for Research fellowships           http://www.eurospe.org/awards/awa EU                              These enable young paediatricians or scientists to undertake                 € 107,200                 1-Mar-13
Paediatric                                          rds_researchfellowship.html                                       research training for up to two years in a centre of excellence
Endocrinology                                                                                                         outside their current institution. Long-term research fellowships
                                                                                                                      are worth up to €53,600 annually, while short term fellowships
                                                                                                                      are worth up to €13,400 in total for training lasting from two to
                                                                                                                      six months.
Federation of          Meeting grants               http://www.fems-                   EU                             These support scientific conferences, laboratory workshops                   € 15,000.00               01 March 2013
European                                            microbiology.org/website/nl/page19                                and training courses held within Europe.
Microbiological                                     .asp
Societies
Leverhulme Trust       Early-career fellowships http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/fundin UK                                 These provide career development opportunities for those who £86,000                                   07 March 2013
                                                g/ECF/ECF.cfm                                                         are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers but
                                                                                                                      with a proven record of research in the UK. The trust do not
                                                                                                                      cover full salary costs and will only contribute up to £23,000
                                                                                                                      per year. Fellows may also request annual research expenses
                                                                                                                      of up to £6,000. Fellowships are tenable for three years full
                                                                                                                      time.
British                Research collaboration       http://www.bps.ac.uk/details/memb Uk                              These are worth up to £5,000 per grant and are meant to           £5,000                               24 March 2013
Pharmacological        initiating grants            ersPage/855627/BPS-Research-                                      facilitate travel to visit a foreign research laboratory (or vice
Society                                             Collaboration-Initiating-                                         versa) to explore the possibility of setting up an international
                                                    Grants.html?cat=bps12aaed1307d                                    research collaboration.
                                                    #743405,743565,743395,743485,7
                                                    43483,758787,743381,743383,819
                                                    863,743409
Engineering and        Research equipment           http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls UK                           Researchers from UK higher education institutions can apply                  Not Specified             ---
Physical Sciences      services                     /open/Pages/newmaterials.aspx                                     to use equipment at new services. These provide free access
Research Council                                                                                                      at point of use to UK academic researchers, including travel
(EPSRC)                                                                                                               and accommodation.




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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

European Science        Functional genomic           http://www.esf.org/activities/eurocor UK                          Funding support projects which facilitate the dissemination of               Not specified             ---
Foundation              variation in the             es/running-                                                       results through: Eurocore invited programmes at larger
                        epilepsies                   programmes/euroepinomics/networ                                   conferences; publications; dissemination travel grants to
                        dissemination activities     king-and-dissemination-                                           support active participation at conferences; other actions.
                                                     activities.html
European Society of     Study group research         http://www.escmid.org/profession_c EU                             These support official study group research projects in the     € 30,000                               ---
Clinical Microbiology   grants                       areer/awards_grants/study_group_r                                 fields of clinical biology and infectious diseases. The maximum
and Infectious                                       esearch_grants/                                                   amount granted per project is €30,000.
Diseases
National Multiple       Pilot research grants        http://www.nationalmssociety.org/fo USA                           This program is designed to support unique or novel ideas with $40000                                  ---
Sclerosis Society                                    r-professionals/researchers/get-                                  the potential to open significant new areas of research on
                                                     funding/pilot-research-                                           multiple sclerosis. Support for pilot research projects is up to
                                                     grants/index.aspx                                                 $40,000 in direct costs for one year.

Diabetes UK             Small grant scheme           http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Researc UK                              The small grants scheme enables researchers to undertake           £15,000                            ---
                                                     h/For-researchers/Apply-for-a-                                    small research projects or pilot studies in the area of diabetes.
                                                     grant/Small_grants/                                               Grants are typically for a one-year period and are worth up to
                                                                                                                       £15,000.
Biotechnology and       Industrial partnership       http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/business/col UK                            These are science-led, responsive mode grants where an              Not specified                      Not specified
Biological Sciences     awards                       laborative_research/industrial_part                               industrial partner contributes at least 10 per cent of the full
Research Council                                     nership_awards.html                                               economic cost of the project. Funding covers the remainder of
                                                                                                                       the cost at 80 per cent of full economic cost rate.
                                                                                                                       If you are interested in applying for this call, please liaise with
                                                                                                                       the Research Commercialisation Team
                                                                                                                       (Sue.Sundstrom@bristol.ac.uk) to discuss the IPA aspect.

Guarantors of Brain     Neurology entry and          http://www.guarantorsofbrain.org/in UK                            This scholarship provides bridging salary support for early      £50,000                               Not specified
                        exit scholarship             dex.php?content=info                                              career clinicians based in the UK. Funding is available for up
                                                                                                                       to one year and consists of a full time salary on the specialty
                                                                                                                       registrar scale from £10,000 to £50,000.
Oriental Bird Club      Major conservation           http://www.orientalbirdclub.org/cons UK                           These awards are for projects involving threatened bird          £10,000                               Not specified
                        awards                       ervation/applygrant.html                                          species and their habitats or for raising conservation
                                                                                                                       awareness. Funding of up to £2,000 each year for three to
                                                                                                                       five years is available.
Oriental Bird Club      Special and emergency http://www.orientalbirdclub.org/cons UK                                  These awards are given in recognition that sometimes work        Not specified                         Not specified
                        awards                ervation/applygrant.html                                                 needs to be initiated quickly, that a follow-on of a previously
                                                                                                                       awarded OBC or other grant is needed or as funding for
                                                                                                                       special projects, such as producing books or training materials.

Wellcome Trust          Strategic translation        http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                             Projects must address an unmet need in healthcare or in                      Not specified             Not specified
                        awards                       Technology-                                                       applied medical research, offer a potential new solution and
                                                     transfer/Awards/Strategic-                                        have a realistic expectation that the innovation will be
                                                     Translation-Awards/                                               developed further by the market. Awards will normally be for
                                                                                                                       periods of two to three years.
                                                                                                                       If you are interested in applying for this call, please liaise with
                                                                                                                       the Research Commercialisation Team
                                                                                                                       (Sue.Sundstrom@bristol.ac.uk) to discuss the IPA aspect.




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Funder                Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                               Awarding body

European Research     ERC Starting                 https://www.bris.ac.uk/red/develop EU                             ERC ‘Starting Grants’ are intended to enable exceptional        €1.5M                                  21/07/2012
Council (ERC)         Independent                  ment/opportunities/major-                                         researchers between 2 and 12 years from PhD completion, to                                             Starters: 11/07/2012
                      Researcher Grants            bids/majorbidscurrent.html#ercstg2                                become fully independent research leaders. They are
                      (ERC-2013-StG)               013                                                               particularly intended to enable the researcher to create or                                            Consolidators:
                                                                                                                     strengthen their own independent research team. A maximum                                              31/10/2012
                                                                                                                     of €1.5 million over 5 years is available.
                                                                                                                     This year there will be separate 'Starter' and 'Consolidator'
                                                                                                                     calls with different deadlines.
                                                                                                                     A Major bids process is in place for this call. If you plan to
                                                                                                                     make an application or would like advice, please contact Helen
                                                                                                                     Jordan (Helen.Jordan@bristol.ac.uk) or Tom Bowker
                                                                                                                     (tom.bowker@bristol.ac.uk).
Shionogi              Science Program 2012         http://www.shionogi.co.jp/ssp/index. Japan                        Application areas: Novel target molecules for drug discovery to ¥5 - 15 million                        Application period: 1st
                                                   html                                                              treat pancreatic islet dysfuction related to type 2 diabetes,                                          October 2012- 8:00 am
                                                                                                                     Novel target molecules for drug discovery to treat chronic                                             31st October 2012
                                                                                                                     kidney diseases, Novel target molecules, analytical methods
                                                                                                                     and promising models for drug discovery for cancer
                                                                                                                     immunotherapy, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and/or allergy
                                                                                                                     immunotherapy, Novel target molecules, analytical methods
                                                                                                                     and animal models for drug discovery to treat AD/HD and
                                                                                                                     sleep disorder or for neuroprotective and neuroregenerative
                                                                                                                     drugs, Ideas for novel next generation biologics (for example
                                                                                                                     next generation antibody drugs, next generation nucleic acid
                                                                                                                     drugs) and Ideas for novel technology or drug formulation.
                                                                                                                     Roughly £40K-£120K is avaliable.
                                                                                                                     For further information, please contact Jayne Bailey
                                                                                                                     (Jayne.Bailey@bristol.ac.uk).


Juvenile Diabetes     Radiobiology - highlight http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Fundingoppor UK                                  The purpose is to encourage innovative, high quality,                        Not specified             Depends on funding
Research Foundation   notice                   tunities/Highlightnotices/Radiobiolo                                  investigator-initiated research proposals in radiobiology                                              scheme chosen.
International                                  gy/MRC006743                                                          relevant to human health.

Medical Research      Industry Collaboration       http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Fundingoppor UK                              This funds collaborations between academia and industry         Not specified                          Depends on funding
Council (MRC)         Award (MICA)                 tunities/Grants/MICA/Specification/                               which aim to translate research into healthcare improvements.                                          scheme chosen.
                                                   MRC005438                                                         Application must involved at least one commercial
                                                                                                                     organisation.
Sir Jules Thorn       Sir Jules Thorn award   http://www.julesthorntrust.org.uk/gr UK                                This supports an original programme of translational            £1,250,000                             Internal Closing date:
Charitable Trust      for biomedical research ant_programmes_medical_researc                                         biomedical research. Up to £1.25 million is available for a                                            31 August 2012
                                              h.html                                                                 period of a maximum of five years.
                                                                                                                     There is an institutional selection process in place for this                                          External Closing date:
                                                                                                                     scheme. Please contact Patty Holley (P.Holley@bristol.ac.uk)                                           05 October 2012
                                                                                                                     if you are interested in applying. The internal closing date is
                                                                                                                     31 August 2012.

Alexander von         Research grants              http://www.resus.org.uk/pages/resg EU                             The purpose of these awards is to support research into the                  £20,000                   No Deadline
Humboldt Foundation                                rant.htm                                                          science and practice of resuscitation medicine. Funding is for
                                                                                                                     a maximum of £20,000 for a duration of up to one year.




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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

Biotechnology and      International scientific     http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/international UK                           This enables scientists to add an international dimension to £5,000                                    No deadline
Biological Sciences    interchange scheme           /bbsrc/isis.html                                                  their BBSRC-funded research by making and establishing new
Research Council                                                                                                      contacts with international counterparts. There is no set
                                                                                                                      deadline for this call but candidates must apply at least 6
                                                                                                                      weeks before travel.

Juvenile Diabetes      Clinical strategic           http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_ US                            These are intended to support early-stage clinical trials to test            Note specified            No Deadline
Research Foundation    research agreement           id=114016                                                         therapeutic approaches, as well as non-interventional patient
International                                                                                                         oriented studies, that are intended to lead to the development
                                                                                                                      of clinical interventions and monitoring tools for diabetes and
                                                                                                                      its complications. The budget and duration of funding are
                                                                                                                      variable and continued funding is dependent on satisfactory
                                                                                                                      progress.
Juvenile Diabetes      Industry discovery and       http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_ US                            JDRF encourages proposals for research on the discovery,                     Note specified            No Deadline
Research Foundation    development                  id=103207                                                         development and commercialization of therapeutics for type
International          partnerships program                                                                           one diabetes and its complications. Discovery partnerships
                                                                                                                      support early stage proof-of-concept programs, and are worth
                                                                                                                      up to €250,000 over two years. Development partnerships
                                                                                                                      provide two to three years’ support for promising mid-stage
                                                                                                                      research programs.
Juvenile Diabetes      Multi-project strategic      http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_ US                            This was created to stimulate new collaborations between                     Note specified            No Deadline
Research Foundation    research agreement           id=103207                                                         clinical and basic scientists or between scientists from diverse
International                                                                                                         backgrounds as a means to conceive and develop new
                                                                                                                      approaches to major challenges, potential breakthroughs, or
                                                                                                                      persistent obstacles to the prevention, treatment or cure of
                                                                                                                      type one diabetes and its complications. The budget and
                                                                                                                      duration of funding is variable and continued funding depends
                                                                                                                      on satisfactory progress.

Resuscitation Council Single-project strategic      http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_ US                            These enable single or multiple investigators to address         Note specified                        No Deadline
(UK)                  research agreements           id=103207                                                         critical gaps and challenges and potential breakthroughs in
                                                                                                                      type one diabetes research. Funding lasts for up to three years.

Action for A-T         Research grants              http://www.actionforat.org/research. UK                           These aim to fund scientific research that will lead to a greater Not specified                        Not specified
                                                    html                                                              understanding of ataxia telangiectasia and may slow down,
                                                                                                                      halt or reverse its progression, with the ultimate goal of
                                                                                                                      realising a cure.
Alexander von          Humboldt research            http://www.humboldt-               EU                             These enable foreign scientists and scholars from all             € 60,000                             Not Specified
Humboldt Foundation    awards to outstanding        foundation.de/pls/web/wt_show.text                                disciplines and countries, with internationally recognised
                       scholars residing            _page?p_text_id=6446                                              academic qualifications, to conduct an original research
                       outside Germany                                                                                project in close collaboration with an appropriate colleague in
                                                                                                                      Germany. The maximum award is €60,000.
Alexander von          Humboldt research            http://www.humboldt-                        EU                    Funding enables scientists and scholars from all disciplines      Not specified                        Not Specified
Humboldt Foundation    fellowship for               foundation.de/web/humboldt-                                       and countries to conduct projects lasting for six to 18 months
                       experienced                  fellowship-experienced.html                                       at a research institution in Germany. Funding is worth €2,450
                       researchers                                                                                    per month, including a mobility lump sum and contribution
                                                                                                                      towards health and liability insurance, plus an allowance for
                                                                                                                      research costs of €800 per month for projects in the natural
                                                                                                                      sciences and engineering or €500 per month for projects in the
                                                                                                                      humanities and social sciences.




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Funder                Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                               Awarding body

American             Research grants               http://www.afsafund.org/grant.htm           USA                   These grants seek to develop better diagnostic tools and        $50000                                 Not specified
Fibromyalgia                                                                                                         treatments for patients with fibromyalgia syndrome and its
Syndrome Association                                                                                                 overlapping conditions. The grants are generally worth up to
                                                                                                                     US$50,000 for a period of one year.
Autism Speaks         Humboldt research            http://www.avh.de/web/humboldt-             EU                    This enables scholars of all nationalities and disciplines to   Not specified                          Not Specified
                      fellowships                  fellowship-postdoc.html                                           conduct research at a laboratory of their choice in Germany for
                                                                                                                     a period of six to 24 months. The fellowship is worth €2,250
                                                                                                                     per month, plus a research allowance of €800 per month for
                                                                                                                     natural sciences and engineering projects or €500 per month
                                                                                                                     for humanities and social sciences projects.

Biotechnology and     Suzanne and Bob          http://www.autismspeaks.org/scienc US                                 These awards will support highly novel autismrelevant              £100,000                            Not Specified
Biological Sciences   Wright trailblazer award e/research/grants/open_grants_ho                                      research that addresses significant roadblocks or that can
Research Council      program                  w_to_apply.php                                                        open new avenues to understanding the causes, diagnosis,
(BBSRC)                                                                                                              subtyping, prevention, treatments and cure of autism spectrum
                                                                                                                     disorders. Awards are limited to a period of 12 months and an
                                                                                                                     amount up to $100,000.
Bloom's Syndrome      Grants for research into http://www.bloomssyndrome.org/res USA                                 The aim of this programme is to support research relating to       Not specified                       Not specified
Foundation            Bloom's syndrome         earch.htm                                                             Bloom's syndrome, and a possible therapy and cure.
British Heart         Small meeting funds      http://www.bhf.org.uk/research/rese UK                                These support small UK-based meetings on focused areas of £3,000                                       Not specified
Foundation                                     arch-grants/what-we-fund/small-                                       cardiovascular science. The meetings should be aimed
                                               meeting-fund.aspx                                                     primarily at presenting state-of-the-art research talks from
                                                                                                                     invited speakers or delegates to younger research workers. Up
                                                                                                                     to £3,000 is available.
British Heart         Clinical study grants        http://www.bhf.org.uk/research/rese UK                            These support clinical trials and other clinical studies that cost Not specified                       Not specified
Foundation                                         arch-grants-1/what-we-fund/clinical-                              more than £300,000. Grants are available for a maximum
                                                   study.aspx                                                        duration of five years and may cover staff salaries, research
                                                                                                                     consumables and essential research equipment. There are no
                                                                                                                     closing dates, please just submit when ready.

British Heart         Immediate postdoctoral http://www.bhf.org.uk/research/rese UK                                  These provide an opportunity for newly qualified postdoctoral Not specified                            Not specified
Foundation            basic science research arch-grants/what-we-                                                    researchers to make an early start in developing their
                      fellowship             fund/postdoctoral-basic-                                                independent cardiovascular research careers in an established
                                             science.aspx                                                            institution in the UK. Grants are awarded for a duration of
                                                                                                                     three years and may include the applicant's salary, research
                                                                                                                     consumables, small items of equipment and economy return
                                                                                                                     travel costs to a second laboratory.

British Heart         Career re-entry              http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_hea UK                             The scheme provides an opportunity to re-establish a career in Not Specified                           Not Specified
Foundation            fellowship                   lth_professionals/apply_for_researc                               cardiovascular science in an established research institution in
                                                   h_grants/grant_types__guidelines/c                                the UK. Fellowships normally last three years. Awards may
                                                   rerf.aspx                                                         include salaries, research consumables and equipment.
                                                                                                                     If you wish to apply for a fellowship, you must discuss this with
                                                                                                                     your Head of School at the earliest opportunity

British Heart         Intermediate basic           http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_hea UK                             The aim is to provide a career opportunity for talented                      Not Specified             Not Specified
Foundation            science research             lth_professionals/apply_for_researc                               individuals hoping to become research leaders in an
                      fellowship                   h_grants/grant_types__guidelines/i                                established institution in the UK. Awards will normally last four
                                                   bsrf.aspx                                                         years and may include salaries, research consumables and
                                                                                                                     equipment.
                                                                                                                     If you wish to apply for a fellowship, you must discuss this with
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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

British Heart           Project grants               http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_hea UK                             These support research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis £300,000                                 Not Specified
Foundation                                           lth_professionals/apply_for_researc                               and treatment of heart disease. Grants are awarded for short-
                                                     h_grants/grant_types__guidelines/p                                term projects lasting up to three years and may cover salaries,
                                                     roject_grants.aspx                                                research consumables and equipment up to £300,000.

British Heart           Senior basic science         http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_hea UK                             The awards provide a career opportunity in an established                    Not Specified             Not Specified
Foundation              research fellowship          lth_professionals/apply_for_researc                               research institution in the UK for outstanding individuals who
                                                     h_grants/grant_types__guidelines/s                                are expected to reach readership or chair level within five
                                                     bsrf.aspx                                                         years. Applicants should have six to 10 years' postdoctoral
                                                                                                                       experience with an established track record of research
                                                                                                                       leadership. Awards include salaries, research consumables
                                                                                                                       and equipment.
                                                                                                                       If you wish to apply for a fellowship, you must discuss this with
                                                                                                                       your Head of School at the earliest opportunity
British Heart           Travel fellowship            http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_hea UK                             The scheme enables experienced researchers to undertake a                    Not Specified             Not Specified
Foundation                                           lth_professionals/apply_for_researc                               visit to a distinguished laboratory abroad, either for a short
                                                     h_grants/grant_types__guidelines/t                                period to acquire specialist knowledge or expertise, or for a
                                                     ravel_fellowship.aspx                                             longer period to carry out a research project that could not be
                                                                                                                       done in the UK. Awards normally last between one month and
                                                                                                                       one year. Grants include travel expenses and a subsistence
                                                                                                                       allowance for short visits.

British Orthopaedic     Research grants     http://www.bofas.org.uk/PublicArea/ UK                                     These support UK-based research into foot and ankle                          £5,000                    Not Specified
Foot and Ankle                              BOFASGrants/tabid/86/Default.asp                                           problems. The maximum amount available is £5000.
Society                                     x
Chronic Fatigue         FAPESP pump-priming http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/inter UK                                    These aim to pump-prime collaborations between scientists in £35,000                                   Not Specified
Syndrome Research       awards              nationalfunding/fapesp-pump-                                               the UK and the Paulo State, Brazil; promote the exchange of
Foundation                                  priming.aspx                                                               scientists and access to facilities and materials; and enhance
                                                                                                                       food security as well as bioenergy and industrial biotechnology
                                                                                                                       research in the UK and Brazil. Awards are worth up to £35,000
                                                                                                                       for a period of two years.

CurePSP Foundation      Research grants              http://www.psp.org/mission/researc USA                            The programme supports and promotes research that can          $300,000                                Not specified
                                                     h/research-grants.html                                            advance the understanding and treatment of progressive
                                                                                                                       supranuclear palsy and corticobasal degeneration. The
                                                                                                                       maximum award is ordinarily US$100,000 per year for up to
                                                                                                                       three years.
Dunhill Medical Trust   Serendipity awards           http://www.dunhillmedical.org.uk/pa UK                            These awards are available to UK clinicians and scientists for £75,000                                 Not Specified
                                                     ge_viewer.asp?page=serendipidity                                  testing the relevance of new and unconventional ideas in order
                                                     +awards&pid=13                                                    to obtain a proof of concept. Awards will have a value between
                                                                                                                       £10,000 to £50,000 per annum and will be awarded for a
                                                                                                                       period of up to 18 months.
EMF Biological          Research grants              http://cfsrf.org.uk/index.php?option UK                           As previous research focusing on gene expression has           £500,000                                Not Specified
Research Trust                                       =com_content&view=article&id=53                                   created interest, the foundation now wishes to award funding
                                                     &Itemid=60                                                        to projects further looking into the cause of chronic fatigue
                                                                                                                       syndrome. In previous years the grant amounts have been
                                                                                                                       between £100,000 and £500,000.




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Funder                Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                               Awarding body

Esme Fairbairn        Food strand                  http://www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk/fu UK                            This strand aims to promote an understanding of the role of      Not specified                         Not specified
Foundation                                         nding/food.html                                                   food in enhancing quality of life. The strand supports work that
                                                                                                                     influences policy and practice across a range of food-related
                                                                                                                     areas. It will prioritise the enjoyment and experience of food
                                                                                                                     rather than its production and we seek to enable as many
                                                                                                                     people in the UK as possible to access, prepare and eat
                                                                                                                     nutritious, sustainable food.
                                                                                                                     A total of £1 million is available under this strand in 2012.
European Science      New approaches to            http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          Funding supports the organisation of meetings in the fields of Not specified                           Not specified
Foundation            biochemical sensing          h-networking-programmes/physical-                                 nanobiophotonics, biochemical sensing, plasmonics and single
                      with plasmonic               and-engineering-sciences-                                         molecule science. ESF funding should not normally support
                      nanobiophotonics             pesc/current-research-networking-                                 more than 10 per cent of speakers from non-ESF countries
                      science meetings             programmes/new-approaches-to-                                     and the involvement of young scientists is strongly
                                                   biochemical-sensing-with-                                         encouraged.
                                                   plasmonic-nanobiophotonics-
                                                   plasmon-bionanosense/science-
                                                   meetings.html


European Science      Research grants              http://emfbrt.org/grants.shtml              UK                    The trust promotes research on the biological effects of         Not Specified                         Not specified
Foundation                                                                                                           extremely-low-frequency electric and magnetic fields and
                                                                                                                     related matters. Project grants may be for up to three years
                                                                                                                     and programme grants for up to five years.
European Science      Euroglycoscience             http://www.esf.org/activities/researc EU                          These provide support towards co sponsorship of a meeting        Euro 8,000                            Not Specified
Foundation            forum scientific             h networking programmes/life                                      benefiting early stage researchers, for a glycoscience expert to
                      meetings                     earth and environmental sciences                                  speak at a non glycoscience specialist meeting, or for an
                                                   lesc/current esf research                                         expert from another area to speak at a glycoscience meeting.
                                                   networking programmes in life
                                                   earth and environmental
                                                   sciences/the euroglycoscience
                                                   forum euroglycoforum/science
                                                   meetings.html

European Science      Evolution of social    http://www.compcog.org/index.php? EU                                    Two types of action are available: up to six regular workshops € 164,000.00                            Not Specified
Foundation            cognition: comparisons option=com_content&view=article&i                                       may request a maximum of ‚ Euro10,000 each to bring
                      and integration across d=51&Itemid=30                                                          together 12 to 15 experts over three to four days; up to 13
                      a wide range of human                                                                          discussion meetings may request a maximum of ‚ Euro8,000
                      and non human animal                                                                           each to enable 12 experts to meet for two day to discuss a
                      species expert                                                                                 specific topic.
                      workshops

European Society of   Evolution of social    http://www.compcog.org/index.php? EU                                    These enable pre and postdoctoral students to undertake                       Not specified            Not Specified
Cataract and          cognition: comparisons option=com_content&view=article&i                                       intensive research training over the course of a one week lab
Refractive Surgeons   and integration across d=57&Itemid=54                                                          visit. CompCog supports 10 lab visits, covering the costs for
                      a wide range of human                                                                          six students participating in each visit.
                      and non human animal
                      species lab visits


GE                    Research initiation          http://www.shifoundation.org.uk/?q= UK                            These provide pump-priming funds for the development of            £10,000                             Not Specified
                      grants                       node/20                                                           high-quality, innovative and multi-disciplinary research in the
                                                                                                                     field of medical sociology or the sociology of health and illness.
                                                                                                                     Grants are worth up to £10,000 each.




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Funder                   Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                  Awarding body

International Brain   InEurope short stay             http://funding.ibro.info/Pub/Pub_Ma EU                            These allow researchers working in Europe to undertake visits € 3,000                                  Not specified
Research Organization grants                          in_Display.asp?LC_Docs_ID=4112                                    of up to four weeks duration at other European institutions with
                                                                                                                        the aim of acquiring new methods or specific techniques that
                                                                                                                        are necessary for their work.
International Union of   $100 million                 http://challenge.healthymagination.                               Open call to action for businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators    Not Specified                         Not Specified
Biochemistry and         healthymagination            com/health?login=6                                                and students with breakthrough ideas for accelerating early
Molecular Biology        challenge: Assembling                                                                          detection and enabling more personalized treatment for breast
                         Tools to Fight Cancer                                                                          cancer. For further information, please contact
                                                                                                                        Sue.Sundstrom@bristol.ac.uk.


Juvenile Diabetes        Clinical trials and   http://www.immunetolerance.org/pr USA                                    This initiative will support novel clinical trials in the areas of Not specified                       Not Specified
Research Foundation      assays and biomarkers ofessionals/proposals/guidelines                                         islet transplantation, kidney and liver transplantation,
International            proposals                                                                                      autoimmune diseases, and allergy and asthma, as well as the
                                                                                                                        development of novel tolerance assay or mechanistic studies.
                                                                                                                        Funds will be available to academic, government or industry-
                                                                                                                        based researchers.
Leverhulme Trust         Research project grants http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/fundin UK                                  These support innovative and original research projects where £500,000                                 Not specified
                                                 g/RPG/RPG.cfm                                                          the choice of research theme and design lies entirely with the
                                                                                                                        applicant. The great majority of awards involve a spend of up
                                                                                                                        to £250,000 over a duration of two to three years.

Leverhulme Trust         Artists in residence         http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/fundin UK                             The programme supports the residency of an artist of any kind £15,000                                  Not specified
                                                      g/AIR/AIR.cfm                                                     or nationality in a UK institution to foster a creative
                                                                                                                        collaboration between the artist and the institutions staff or
                                                                                                                        students. The term ‘artist’ encompasses visual artists, creative
                                                                                                                        writers, musicians, poets and other producers of original
                                                                                                                        creative work. The maximum total cost can be up to £15,000
                                                                                                                        overall for a typical residency of 10 months.
Medical Research         Chronic fatigue              http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Fundingoppor UK                              Proposals should address the mechanisms underlying the           Not specified                         Not specified
Council                  syndrome/myalgic             tunities/Highlightnotices/CFSME/M                                 chronic changes related to chronic fatigue syndrome and
                         encephalomyelitis            RC001747                                                          myalgic encephalomyelitis in one or more of the following
                          cross-board highlight                                                                         areas: immune dysregulation, pain, improved sub-phenotyping
                         notice                                                                                         and stratification of CFS/ME, mechanisms of CFS/ME in
                                                                                                                        children, and neuropathology.
Medical Research         Industry collaboration       http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Fundingoppor UK                              This funds collaborations between academia and industry          Not specified                         Not specified
Council                  awards                       tunities/Grants/MICA/Specification/                               which aim to translate research into healthcare improvements.
                                                      MRC005438                                                         MRC welcomes both basic and applied research projects.

Medical Research         Research funding             http://www.meresearch.org.uk/rese UK                              The programme's priority is novel clinical and biomedical                     Not specified            Not Specified
Council (MRC)                                         arch/funding/index.html                                           studies that help to unravel the biology of myalgic
                                                                                                                        encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, and studies
                                                                                                                        that may point towards therapeutic strategies. Grants may
                                                                                                                        cover items of medical equipment, consumables associated
                                                                                                                        with laboratory tests or salaries.
Michael J Fox        MJFF resource: assay             https://www.michaeljfox.org/researc USA                           This promotes the study of putative Parkinsons fluid                         Not specified             Not specified
Foundation for       qualification samples            h/grant-detail.php?id=7                                           biomarkers in improving assay sensitivity and specificity, and
Parkinson's Research                                                                                                    aims to expand the understanding of how these markers may
                                                                                                                        change within a 24-hour period. Grants are available for up to
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Funder                 Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                Awarding body

Michael J Fox        Neurotrophic factors           https://www.michaeljfox.org/researc US                            This scheme supports work that can accelerate neurotrophic        $125000                              Not specified
Foundation for       challenge                      h/grant-detail.php?id=6#crumb                                     factor therapeutic development for Parkinson's disease. The
Parkinson's Research                                                                                                  programme supports one-year grants worth up to US$125,000.
                                                                                                                      Post-doctoral students or fellows are not eligible to apply as PI
                                                                                                                      or Co-PI for this program

Michael J Fox        LRRK2 challenge                https://www.michaeljfox.org/researc US                            This seeks to support work that can significantly contribute to a            $125000                   Not specified
Foundation for                                      h/grant-detail.php?id=4                                           better understanding of the gene or protein leucine-rich repeat
Parkinson's Research                                                                                                  kinase 2 (LRRK2), its relevance to Parkinson's disease and
                                                                                                                      effective ways to translate LRRK2 research into therapies for
                                                                                                                      new patients. Funding of up to US$125,000 is available for one
                                                                                                                      year.
Michael J Fox        Dyskinesia challenge           https://www.michaeljfox.org/researc US                            This seeks proposals focused on identifying and validating                   $125000                   Not specified
Foundation for                                      h/grant-detail.php?id=5                                           novel and innovative targets that will complement current
Parkinson's Research                                                                                                  foundation efforts in the discovery and development of
                                                                                                                      dyskinesia therapies. Funding of up to US$125,000 is
                                                                                                                      available for one year.
Michael J Fox        Rapid response                 http://www.michaeljfox.org/research USA                           This program supports high-risk, high-reward projects with little            $75,000                   Not Specified
Foundation for       innovation awards              _openFundingPrograms_program.c                                    to no preliminary data, but potential to significantly impact
Parkinson's Research                                fm?ID=49                                                          understanding or treatment of Parkinsons disease. Applicants
                                                                                                                      may request a maximum total budget of $75,000 over a one-
                                                                                                                      year project period.
Michael J Fox          Working with industry -      http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Fundingoppor UK                              The aim is to put together an industry-academic consortium,                  Not specified             Not Specified
Foundation for         developing a                 tunities/Calls/Workingwithindustry/                               fully inclusive of key academic and industry interests, on
Parkinson's Research consortium to stratify         MRC008207                                                         disease stratification in type two diabetes. Up to £6 million is
                       diabetes                                                                                       available to develop the consortium.
National Institute for Diagnosis and                http://www.nihr.ac.uk/Pages/default UK                            This competition will open on 27 February 2012 and will                      No formal limit           Not Specified
Health Research        monitoring of                .aspx                                                             address the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiovascular
(NIHR)                 cardiovascular disease                                                                         disease (a range of diseases of the heart or blood vessels
                                                                                                                      including coronary heart diseases such as angina and heart
                                                                                                                      attack, stroke and peripheral arterial diseases etc...). Project
                                                                                                                      teams will need to be led by a clinician based in an NHS Trust
                                                                                                                      in England, with teams working in collaboration with a
                                                                                                                      university or an industry partner commercialising their
                                                                                                                      innovation.
National Multiple      Outside meeting              http://www.nationalmssociety.org/fo USA                           These support meetings, workshops and conferences with a                     $5,000                    Not specified
Sclerosis Society      support programme            r-professionals/researchers/get-                                  clear and distinct relevance to research on multiple sclerosis.
                                                    funding/outside-meeting-support-                                  Funding of up to US$5,000 is available for organisations and
                                                    program/index.aspx                                                meetings worldwide.

Progressive            Dyskinesia challenge         http://www.michaeljfox.org/research USA                           These grants may be awarded for projects investigating                       Not specified             Not Specified
Supranuclear Palsy                                  _openFundingPrograms_program.c                                    levodopa-induced dyskinesia in people with Parkinsons
Association                                         fm?ID=39                                                          disease.
Technology Strategy    Food processing and          https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/ UK                            The Technology Strategy Board, in partnership with Defra and                 Not specified             Not specified
Board (TSB)            manufacturing                biosciencesktn/articles/-                                         BBSRC, is planning to launch the latest round of funding from
                       competition                  /blogs/6872097                                                    the Sustainable AgriFood Innovation Platform (SAF-IP). This
                                                                                                                      competition will fund collaborative R&D projects in the area of
                                                                                                                      Food Processing and Manufacturing Efficiency. The scope of
                                                                                                                      the competition will involve the whole food supply chain.
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Funder                  Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                                 Awarding body

The Broad               Inflammatory bowel           http://www.broadmedical.org/fundin USA                            These are available for innovative proposals that will lead to Not specified                           Not specified
Foundations             disease grants               g/overview.html                                                   improvements in the prevention, diagnosis or therapy of
                                                                                                                       Crohns disease or ulcerative colitis. Funding can be requested
                                                                                                                       for up to two years, but grants are generally funded only one
                                                                                                                       year at a time.
The Broad               Differences in IBD    http://www.broadmedical.org/fundin USA                                   These support innovative research into the possible reasons    Not specified                           Not specified
Foundations             incidence between     g/overview.html                                                          for low and high incidence of IBD in different areas of the
                        developing and                                                                                 globe. Funding can be requested for up to two years, but
                        developed countries                                                                            grants are generally funded only one year at a time.
                        grants
Thrasher Research       EW Al Thrasher awards http://www.thrasherresearch.org/sit USA                                  These enable researchers to undertake medical research              Not specified                      Not specified
Fund                                          es/www_thrasherresearch_org/Defa                                         projects that improve children's health and have the potential
                                              ult.aspx?page=0                                                          to translate into clinically meaningful results within a few years.
                                                                                                                       The grant amount is based on the actual budgetary needs of
                                                                                                                       the project, which may receive up to three years of funding
                                                                                                                       under this opportunity.
Universities            Small projects and           http://www.ufaw.org.uk/UFAWSmall UK                               These awards support a variety of activities for the benefit of     £3,500                             Not specified
Federation for Animal   travel awards                ProjectsandtravelAwards.php                                       animal welfare, including purchase of equipment, organisation
Welfare                                                                                                                of and attendance at educational meetings, lectures and
                                                                                                                       courses, as well as publication, translation or transmission of
                                                                                                                       information on animal welfare. Awards are worth up to £3,500.

Wellcome Trust          Strategic awards in          http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/ UK                             These provide flexible forms of support to excellent research    Not specified                         Not specified
                        biomedical science           Biomedical-science/Funding-                                       groups with outstanding track records in their field. Awards are
                                                     schemes/Strategic-awards-and-                                     normally for five years and cover equipment, support staff,
                                                     initiatives/WTD018098.htm                                         consumables, training programmes, networking, and
                                                                                                                       biological, clinical or epidemiological research resources, as
                                                                                                                       well as limited capital building or refurbishment.

Wellcome Trust          Medical research             http://www.sirhalleystewart.org.uk/         UK                    Projects should be simple, not molecular, and capable of          Not Specified                        Not specified
                                                     medpriority.html                                                  clinical application within five to 10 years, which may include a
                                                                                                                       social or ethical element. Grants are normally given in the form
                                                                                                                       of a salary and are normally limited to two or three years, but
                                                                                                                       are sometimes extended. Small grants are also available.

Alexander von           Humboldt research            http://www.humboldt-               EU                             These enable foreign scientists and scholars from all                        Not specified             Not specified
Humboldt Stiftung -     awards to outstanding        foundation.de/pls/web/wt_show.text                                disciplines and countries, with internationally recognised
Alexander von           scholars residing            _page?p_text_id=6446                                              academic qualifications, to conduct an original research
Humboldt Foundation     outside Germany                                                                                project in close collaboration with an appropriate colleague in
                                                                                                                       Germany. The maximum award is Euro60,000.
British Heart           Infrastructure grants        http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_hea UK                             These contribute towards the cost of providing essential                     £500,000                  Not specified
Foundation                                           lth_professionals/apply_for_researc                               infrastructure to support cardiovascular science in any
                                                     h_grants/grant_types__guidelines/i                                academic institution. Up to £500,000 is available.
                                                     nfrastructure_grants.aspx
European Society of     Study group research         http://www.escmid.org/profession_c UK                             These support official study group research projects in the     Euro30,000                             Not specified
Clinical Microbiology   grants                       areer/awards_grants/study_group_r                                 fields of clinical biology and infectious diseases. The maximum
and Infectious                                       esearch_grants/                                                   amount granted per project is Euro30,000.
Diseases




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Funder           Programme                    Link                                        Country of    Comments                                                                             Funding Available Deadline
                                                                                          Awarding body

ME Research UK   Large grants                 http://www.meresearch.org.uk/rese UK                              These are to fund research projects on myalgic                   Not specified                         Not specified
                                              arch/funding/                                                     encephalomyelitis. The priority is novel clinical and biomedical
                                                                                                                studies that help to unravel the biology of ME/CFS, and
                                                                                                                studies that may point towards therapeutic strategies. They
                                                                                                                particularly welcome applications for pilot studies or seed-corn
                                                                                                                projects, including those which seek support for consumables
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Funder                        Programme                    Link                                        Comments                                                    Funding Available
Diabetes UK                   RD Lawrence research         http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Research/F       These are career development fellowships which              Not specified
                              fellowships                  or-researchers/Apply-for-a-                 support full-time research workers in the field of
                                                           grant/RD_Lawrence_Fellowship/               diabetes for up to five years. Awards provide the
                                                                                                       fellow's salary, as well as research expenses.

Imperial College London       Junior research fellowships http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/juniorresearc These support early-career postdoctoral researchers of Not specified
                                                          hfellowships/informationforapplicants    demonstrated ability and high potential in subject areas
                                                                                                   within the college's faculties of engineering, medicine
                                                                                                   and natural sciences, and the business school.
                                                                                                   Fellowships are tenable for three years and provide a
                                                                                                   salary, worth between £31,300 and £37,800 per annum
                                                                                                   in 2011, and an annual contribution towards research
                                                                                                   and travel costs of up to £10,000.
                                                                                                   Applicants must have a 1st or 2.1 UG degree and have
                                                                                                   no more than four years postdoctoral research
                                                                                                   experience in an academic environment.



Engineering and Physical      Sustainable society          http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/op The programme aims to enhance connections between               Not specified
Sciences Research             network+ pilot studies and   en/Pages/ssnrc.aspx                     research communities to create a network of
Council                       challenge fellowships                                                researchers who take both a digital economy and a
                                                                                                   sustainable society approach to their research. To
                                                                                                   achieve this we bring together a unique community
                                                                                                   of researchers (from diverse disciplines including
                                                                                                   social science, engineering, computer science, the
                                                                                                   arts and medical research).Candidates may apply for
                                                                                                   short-term pilot study and challenge fellowship funding.
                                                                                                   Projects are limited to a maximum duration of six
                                                                                                   months. Up to £200,000 is available to support several
                                                                                                   pilot studies of up to £50,000 each.



International Institute for   Postdoctoral fellowships     http://www.irp.ch/fr/research/fellowship. These promote basic and clinical research relating to      SFr.237,000
Research in Paraplegia                                     php                                       spinal cord injury. The living allowance is worth
                                                                                                     CHF70,000 per year, and research and travel allowance
                                                                                                     are worth CHF9,000 per year. Family support and child
                                                                                                     allowances may be paid depending on the fellow's
                                                                                                     situation.
                                                                                                     If you wish to apply for a fellowship, you must discuss
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Funder                      Programme                      Link                                        Comments                                                    Funding Available
Government of Canada Banting fellowships                   http://banting.fellowships-                 Fellowships aim to attract and retain top-tier    £140,000
                                                           bourses.gc.ca/about-                        postdoctoral talent, develop their leadership
                                                           a_propos/details-eng.html                   potential and position them for success as
                                                                                                       research leaders of tomorrow. Up to CA$70,000
                                                                                                       per year is available for a maximum of two years.

The Getty Foundation        Getty pre- and          http://www.getty.edu/foundation/fun These residential fellowships are intended for         £30,000
                            postdoctoral fellowshipsding/residential/getty_pre_postdoct emerging scholars to complete projects related to
                                                    oral_fellowships.html               the Getty Research Institutes annual theme,
                                                                                        which currently focuses on colour. The
                                                                                        fellowships last for nine months and provide
                                                                                        US$25,000 to predoctoral, and US$30,000 to
                                                                                        postdoctoral, fellows.
National Institute for      Research Professorships http://www.nihrtcc.nhs.uk/researc Uto 5 awards will be made nationally.                    Not specified
Health Research                                     hprofessor/                         Aim of the call is to To fund leaders in the early
(NIHR)                                                                                  part of their careers to lead research, to promote
                                                                                        effective translation of researchand to strengthen
                                                                                        research leadership at the highest academic
                                                                                        levels. In areas critical to accelerating the transfer
                                                                                        of research ideas into improved health.
                                                                                        It is open to health researchers and
                                                                                        methodologists with an outstanding research
                                                                                        record of clinical and applied health research and
                                                                                        its effective translation for improved health.
                                                                                        A major bids process is in place for this call.
                                                                                        Please email Lindsey Gaunt
                                                                                        (lindsey.gaunt@bristol.ac.uk) if you are interested
                                                                                        in applying.

José Carreras               ED Thomas fellowship           http://www.fcarreras.org/en/conditions- This supports research into the diagnosis, prevention           $150,000
International Leukemia                                     for-the-international-fellowship_23064 and cure of leukaemia and related haematological
Foundation                                                                                         malignancies. The fellowship provides US$50,000 for
                                                                                                   one year, renewable for a further two years.




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Funder                      Programme                      Link                                        Comments                                                  Funding Available
Fight for Sight             Early-career investigator      http://www.fightforsight.org.uk/index.ph    These awards enable early-career investigators to         £200,000
                            awards                         p/funding-types/articles/fight-for-sight-   undertake an independent project within the framework
                                                           early-career-investigator-award             of the charitys research priority areas. Awards are worth
                                                                                                       up to £200,000 over three years, beginning in October
                                                                                                       2013.
                                                                                                       If you are interested in applying for this call, please
                                                                                                       contact your Faculty Research Development Manager
                                                                                                       (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/red/people/group/red/2445).



Wellcome Trust              Career re-entry fellowships    http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Bio       These support postdoctoral scientists who have              Not specified
                            in biomedical science          medical-science/Funding-                    recently decided to recommence a scientific research
                                                           schemes/Fellowships/Basic-biomedical-       career after a break of at least two years. Fellowships
                                                           fellowships/WTD004380.htm                   are tenable for two to four years and include a salary
                                                                                                       and research expenses.

Leukaemia and               Visiting fellowships           http://leukaemialymphomaresearch.org. These enable outstanding clinical and non-clinical       Not specified
Lymphoma Research                                          uk/research/researchers/funding-      qualified postdoctoral researchers to spend two years in
                                                           opportunities                         a European or international centre of excellence in
                                                                                                 order to gain new skills and experience relevant to
                                                                                                 career ambitions. Fellowships may be extended for a
                                                                                                 third year, subject to peer review.

American Museum of          Postdoctoral research          http://rggs.amnh.org/pages/acade This programme provides training to postdoctoral Not specified
Natural History             fellowship                     mics_and_research/fellowship_and investigators and established scientists to carry
                                                           _grant_opportunities             out a specific project within a limited time period.
                                                                                            Appointments are typically made for up to two
                                                                                            years. Limited relocation, research and
                                                                                            publication support is provided.

Parkinsons Disease          Postdoctoral fellowships http://www.pdf.org/en/grant_fundin The fellowships support young scientists to study                          $142,500
Foundation                  for basic scientists     g_fellow                           at major research institutions. The programme
                                                                                        grants funding in the amount of US$42,500 for
                                                                                        one year as well as a research allowance of
                                                                                        US$5,000.
Alzheimer's Research UK Sabbaticals and                    http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/gr The scheme enables established researchers to enrich £50,000
                        secondments                        ant-schemes/                           their research programmes and develop collaborations.
                                                                                                  Awards are worth a maximum of £50,000 for a period of
                                                                                                  up to one year.




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Funder                      Programme                      Link                                        Comments                                                    Funding Available
Kidney Research UK          Postdoctoral non-clinical http://www.kidneyresearchuk.org/re These enable postdoctoral scientists to specialise Not specified
                            fellowships               search/grant-types.php             in renal research. Awards are for three years.
                                                                                         Salary will be based on the appropriate university
                                                                                         scale and will include an allowance for
                                                                                         consumables.
International Agency        Postdoctoral fellowships http://www.iarc.fr/en/education-    These enable junior scientists to complete their   Not specified
for Research on             for training in cancer    training/postdoc.php               training in aspects of cancer research related to
Cancer                      research                                                     the agencys own programme. The stipend is
                                                                                         worth EURO 33,000 annually for a maximum of
                                                                                         two years.
Alzheimer's Society         Postdoctoral research         http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/script These support postdoctoral researchers to undertake      £220,000
                            fellowships                   s/documents_info.php?documentID=11 research relating to the cause, cure, care or prevention
                                                          83                                       of dementia. Fellowships are worth up to £220,000 over
                                                                                                   three years.
International Agency for    Expertise transfer fellowship http://www.iarc.fr/en/education-         This enables an established investigator to spend six to Not specified
Research on Cancer                                        training/expertisetransfer.php           12 months in an appropriate host institute in a low- or
                                                                                                   medium-resource country. Annual remuneration is
                                                                                                   worth up to US$70,000, and will take into account the
                                                                                                   ongoing salary of the fellow.

Leukaemia and               Bennett fellowships            http://leukaemialymphomaresearch.org. These are awarded to outstanding clinical and non-                Not specified
Lymphoma Research                                          uk/funding-opportunities              clinical qualified postdoctoral researchers to establish
                                                                                                 themselves as independent investigators in any aspect
                                                                                                 of haematological research relevant to the charitys
                                                                                                 mission. Fellowships are up to five years in duration
                                                                                                 together with one research assistant or postdoctoral
                                                                                                 post.

Lister Institute of         Research prizes                http://www.lister-                          The Lister Institute has replaced its prestigious and    £200,000
Preventive Medicine                                        institute.org.uk/researchprizes.html        successful Senior Research Fellowship Scheme by
                                                                                                       Research Prizes. These are awarded to young clinical
                                                                                                       and non-clinical scientists to help them pursue personal
                                                                                                       research interests in any area of biomedical or
                                                                                                       biological science. Prizes are tenable for up to five
                                                                                                       years and are worth £200,000.

European Society of         EHRA training                  http://www.escardio.org/communiti These provide support to individuals and centres                       Euro25,000
Cardiology                  fellowships                    es/EHRA/training-                 in specialist areas of cardiology. Fellows will
                                                           fellowships/Pages/welcome.aspx receive a sum of Euro25,000 per year for their
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Funder                      Programme                      Link                                        Comments                                                    Funding Available
Lundbeckfonden -            Fellowships                    http://www.lundbeckfoundation.co            Five fellowships within biomedicine and two        kr10,000,000
Lundbeck Foundation                                        m/Latest-News.88/Applications-for-          within natural sciences are available to promising
                                                           Lundbeck-Foundation-                        young researchers and their research groups.
                                                           Fellowships.158.aspx                        The fellowship amounts to DKK10 million over
                                                                                                       five years.
Alzheimer's Research UK Research fellowships               http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/gr These support PhD qualified non-clinical researchers in £30,000
                                                           ant-schemes/                           the field of Alzheimers and related dementias. The
                                                                                                  scheme provides funds for salary, up to three years,
                                                                                                  and a contribution toward research and travel costs for
                                                                                                  up to £10,000 per year.

Alzheimer's Research UK Travelling research                http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/gr This provides researchers with the opportunity to travel         Not specified
                        fellowship                         ant-schemes/                           abroad to develop collaborations and learn new
                                                                                                  techniques. The scheme provides funds for salary for
                                                                                                  up to three years and a contribution toward research
                                                                                                  and travel costs (up to £55,000) for the home (UK) lab
                                                                                                  and visiting (abroad) lab.
Alzheimer's Research UK Travelling research                http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/gr The trust funds the full translational research pathway Not specified
                        fellowship US                      ant-schemes/                           including the basic disease process, early detection,
                                                                                                  identifying risk factors, alleviation and mechanisms of
                                                                                                  symptoms and progress towards effective treatments in
                                                                                                  Alzheimers and related dementias. The scheme
                                                                                                  provides funds for salary up to three years and a
                                                                                                  contribution toward research and travel costs up to
                                                                                                  £55,000 for the UK home lab and visiting US lab.

European Society of         Research fellowship            http://www.eshonline.org/About/Activitie This two-year fellowship programme supports research € 100,000.00
Hypertension                                               s/ResearchFellowship.aspx                and training in hypertension-related fields. Up €50,000
                                                                                                    per year is available to support two fellowships for two
                                                                                                    years.
European Society for        Fellowship awards              http://www.espid.org/award_content.as Awards support basic or clinical research that utilises     Euro80,000
Paediatric Infectious       programme                      px?Group=Awards&Page=Fellowship advanced techniques and methods to improve the
Diseases                                                                                            health of children through the prevention or
                                                                                                    management of infectious diseases. The annual stipend
                                                                                                    is worth Euro40,000 for fellows working in the European
                                                                                                    region or $40,000 for fellows working in the US or
                                                                                                    Americas.




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Funder                      Programme               Link                                    Comments                                                               Funding Available
International Brain         IBRO research fellowshiphttp://funding.ibro.info/Pub/Pub_Main_D Grants support postdoctoral laboratory training, for                   € 35,000.00
Research Organization                               isplay.asp?LC_Docs_ID=4254              applicants under the age of 45, in a laboratory abroad.
                                                                                            Fellowships last for one year and are worth €35,000
                                                                                            each.
International Society for   MacNab/LaRocca research http://www.issls.org/awards--           The aim of this fellowship is to promote and extend                    Not specified
the Study of the Lumbar     fellowship              honors/mcnab-larocca-fellowship.aspx research activities into the cause and cure of low back
Spine                                                                                       pain.
Leverhulme Trust            Emeritus fellowships    http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/E These assist senior established researchers to                           £22,000
                                                    M/EM.cfm                                complete a research project and to prepare the results
                                                                                            for publication. The fellowship is worth up to £22,000
                                                                                            for a period of three to 24 months.
European Molecular          Long-term fellowships          http://www.embo.org/programmes/f The fellowships are awarded for a period of up to                      Not specified
Biology Organisation                                       ellowships/long-term.html        two years and support postdoctoral research
                                                                                            visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the
                                                                                            world.
Leverhulme Trust            Early-career fellowships       http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/EC These provide career development opportunities for         £86,000
                                                           F/ECF.cfm                              those who are at a relatively early stage of their
                                                                                                  academic careers but with a proven record of research
                                                                                                  in the UK. The trust do not cover full salary costs and
                                                                                                  will only contribute up to £23,000 per year. Fellows may
                                                                                                  also request annual research expenses of up to
                                                                                                  £6,000. Fellowships are tenable for three years full time.

European Society for        Research fellowships           http://www.eurospe.org/awards/awards These enable young paediatricians or scientists to      € 107,200
Paediatric Endocrinology                                   _researchfellowship.html             undertake research training for up to two years in a
                                                                                                centre of excellence outside their current institution.
                                                                                                Long-term research fellowships are worth up to €53,600
                                                                                                annually, while short term fellowships are worth up to
                                                                                                €13,400 in total for training lasting from two to six
                                                                                                months.
British Heart Foundation    Immediate postdoctoral         http://www.bhf.org.uk/research/researc These provide an opportunity for newly qualified                  Not specified
                            basic science research         h-grants/what-we-fund/postdoctoral-    postdoctoral researchers to make an early start in
                            fellowship                     basic-science.aspx                     developing their independent cardiovascular research
                                                                                                  careers in an established institution in the UK. Grants
                                                                                                  are awarded for a duration of three years and may
                                                                                                  include the applicant's salary, research consumables,
                                                                                                  small items of equipment and economy return travel
                                                                                                  costs to a second laboratory.




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Funder                      Programme                      Link                                        Comments                                                    Funding Available
British Heart Foundation    Career re-entry fellowship     http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_health_      The scheme provides an opportunity to re-establish a        Not Specified
                                                           professionals/apply_for_research_grant      career in cardiovascular science in an established
                                                           s/grant_types__guidelines/crerf.aspx        research institution in the UK. Fellowships normally last
                                                                                                       three years. Awards may include salaries, research
                                                                                                       consumables and equipment.



British Heart Foundation    Intermediate basic science     http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_health_ The aim is to provide a career opportunity for talented          Not Specified
                            research fellowship            professionals/apply_for_research_grant individuals hoping to become research leaders in an
                                                           s/grant_types__guidelines/ibsrf.aspx   established institution in the UK. Awards will normally
                                                                                                  last four years and may include salaries, research
                                                                                                  consumables and equipment.



British Heart Foundation    Project grants                 http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_health_      These support research into the causes, prevention,       £300,000
                                                           professionals/apply_for_research_grant      diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Grants are
                                                           s/grant_types__guidelines/project_grant     awarded for short-term projects lasting up to three years
                                                           s.aspx                                      and may cover salaries, research consumables and
                                                                                                       equipment up to £300,000.

British Heart Foundation    Senior basic science           http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_health_ The awards provide a career opportunity in an            Not Specified
                            research fellowship            professionals/apply_for_research_grant established research institution in the UK for
                                                           s/grant_types__guidelines/sbsrf.aspx   outstanding individuals who are expected to reach
                                                                                                  readership or chair level within five years. Applicants
                                                                                                  should have six to 10 years' postdoctoral experience
                                                                                                  with an established track record of research leadership.
                                                                                                  Awards include salaries, research consumables and
                                                                                                  equipment.



British Heart Foundation    Travel fellowship              http://www.bhf.org.uk/research_health_      The scheme enables experienced researchers to             Not Specified
                                                           professionals/apply_for_research_grant      undertake a visit to a distinguished laboratory abroad,
                                                           s/grant_types__guidelines/travel_fellow     either for a short period to acquire specialist knowledge
                                                           ship.aspx                                   or expertise, or for a longer period to carry out a
                                                                                                       research project that could not be done in the UK.
                                                                                                       Awards normally last between one month and one year.
                                                                                                       Grants include travel expenses and a subsistence
                                                                                                       allowance for short visits.




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Deadline
31-Oct-12




31-Oct-12




31-Oct-12




31 October 2012




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Deadline
1-Nov-12




1-Nov-12




Internal deadline:
02/11/2012

External deadline:
12/12/12




2-Nov-12




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Deadline
05 November 2012




9-Nov-12




09 November 2012




15 November 2012




16 November 2012




23-Nov-12




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Deadline
23-Nov-12




30-Nov-12




30-Nov-12




30-Nov-12




01 December 2012




7-Dec-12




15 December 2012




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Deadline
16 December 2012




25-Jan-13




25-Jan-13




25-Jan-13




28 January 2013




31-Jan-13




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Deadline
01 February 2013




01 February 2013


07 February 2013




15 February 2013



07 March 2013




1-Mar-13




Not specified




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Deadline
No closing date




No closing date




No closing date




No closing date




No closing date




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           Events     Medical and Veterinary Sciences                                                                              Doc ID: kw0033-20110725     49




        Date                    Time                    Title                       Link                        Location                   Organiser

                                             Molecular Biosciences
                                               Research Theme
                                                                      http://www.bris.ac.uk/fmvs/researc
###################        11:30 -17:00      Meeting: Membranes                                               UoB Campus              University of Bristol
                                                                           h/seminars/2012/173.html
                                                 and Transport




                                               Population Health
                                                                                                        Engineers House,              Population Health
                                               Research Theme       http://www.bris.ac.uk/populationhe
###################        13:00 - 17:00                                                               Clifton Down, Bristol,         Research Theme,
                                            Annual Symposium and          alth/events/2012/15.html
                                                                                                              BS8 3NB                 University of Bristol
                                            Stephen Frankel Lecture



                                                                                                           London, Academy of
                                             GLOBAL LAUNCH OF
                           10:30 – 12.30                                           http://g-                Medical Sciences,
###################                          THE G-FINDER 2012                                                                        g-finder Policycures
                                                                        finder.eventbrite.com/?ebtv=C      John Newsom-Davis
                                              REPORT, LONDON
                                                                                                                 CR/CC


                                                 Tumour Micro-
                                             Environment Meeting -                                                                   The British Association
  03 - 04 July 2013        09:00 - 18:00     Basic Science to Novel    http://www.mvrl.org/BACR.html       University of Bristol      for Cancer Research
                                                   Therapies                                                                                 (BACR)




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                                Comments
    Special focus meeting on 'Membranes and Transport' organized by the
     Molecular Bioscience Research Theme (followed by drinks reception).
     External Speakers: Dr Leo Sazanov, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit,
    Cambridge & Professor So Iwata, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial
                              College, London
        Venue to be confirmed. Full programme to follow in due course.

 Population Health researchers tackle many key public health and health care
  related issues facing high and low income countries, such as obesity, AIDS,
 mental illness, child health, cancer detection and treatment. These issues are
         complex in nature and require a multi-disciplinary approach using
              epidemiological, statistical and social science methods.
The objective of this annual event is to showcase the research strengths of the
theme and its members. Building on the success of previous symposia, we are
 Join the report announce that Moran, and key commentators to discuss the
 very pleased to author, Dr Marythis year's Stephen Frankel Lecture speaker is
                report's findings and what this means for the future.
   G-FINDER survey is the most comprehensive report to date on public and
      private funding into R&D for neglected diseases like malaria, TB, HIV,
 pneumonia, sleeping sickness and helminth infections. It covers 31 diseases
 and 134 product areas. G-FINDER is conducted by the independent research
      group Policy Cures and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
        For meeting, limited regarding G-FINDER and abstract submission
This BACR more informationto 200 delegates based on Policy Cures, visit: and
expressions of interest, will be held on site at the University Bristol. The meeting
will have a few short talks selected from abstracts, and an extensive poster and
                                 discussion session.
 Abstract submission deadline will be in January 2013. Please visit the website
                               to register your interest.




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