Details of Cancer Research UK funding schemes:
The Pioneer Award is a unique funding scheme, from Cancer Research UK, for higher-risk, novel ideas with the potential to be game-changing research projects. It provides funding up to £200,000 over two years and is open to all career stages, including post-doctoral researchers and all disciplines. Upcoming deadlines: 5 September 2017. Visit cruk.org.uk/pioneer-award for more information.
CRUK’s new early detection funding schemes are now open for applications, and are calling for innovative projects and programmes to make progress in this challenging area of research. Early detection research seeks to enable the detection of cancer, or pre-cancerous states, at the earliest possible time point at which an intervention might be made. You can apply for:
· Project Awards
· Programme Awards
The deadline for applications is 26 September 2017.
Breast Cancer Now Pilot Grants:
Clinical academic training fellowship scheme (Scottish Government):
This aims to help research-led clinical academics to lead development in their discipline by enabling them to undertake a PhD. Projects must address patient care or healthcare-oriented research, including research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and management of disease. Fellowships are tenable for up to three years, and must begin no later than January 2017. Funding covers basic personal salary, research costs of up to £30,000 over three years, fees for registration for a PhD, and additional research training costs of up to £2,000. Costs for attending conferences are not funded.
Maximum award: Not known
The call for applications is now closed