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* Our Industrial CASE studentship scheme is included in this listing. See the Studentships page for details on other studentships. 

AHRC-MRC Global Public Health: Partnership Awards Call 2

  • Time remaining: 5d 20h 53m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 28 Aug 2017
  • Closing date: 26 Oct 2017 16:00 GMT+1
  • Type: Response Mode

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) offers a unique opportunity for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the MRC to launch a global public health initiative that responds to the challenge of bringing together expertise in medical science and health interventions in developing countries. 

Antimicrobial Target Discovery and Validation

A £4m call under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). As the capabilities required to address antimicrobial target validation and drug discovery are diverse, it is expected that successful collaborative proposals will draw on expertise across multiple disciplines.

Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund 2017

  • Time remaining: 2w 3d 20h 53m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 15 Aug 2017
  • Closing date: 7 Nov 2017 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Calls

Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund is designed to provide flexible funding for innovative ways to enable the initial development of academic-industry collaborations.

Biomedical Catalyst: Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS): November 2017

  • Time remaining: 1m 1w 1d 20h 53m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 20 Oct 2017
  • Closing date: 29 Nov 2017 16:00 GMT
  • Meeting date: 24 Jan 2018
  • Type: Response Mode

DPFS is an ongoing scheme, with outline deadlines every 4 months.


Further details of open and future DPFS deadlines can be found on the submission deadlines page for the scheme.

The DPFS scheme is a key part of our Translational Research Strategy and supports the translation of fundamental discoveries toward benefits to human health. It funds the pre-clinical development and early clinical testing of novel therapeutics, devices and diagnostics, including “repurposing” of existing therapies.

UK-Vietnam Partnerships for Infectious Disease Research

  • Time remaining: 1m 3w 0d 20h 53m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 12 Sep 2017
  • Closing date: 12 Dec 2017 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Calls

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC), and Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology are pleased to invite research proposals to the UK-Vietnam Partnership on Infectious Disease Research, through the Newton Fund.

MRC Senior Fellowships in Hearing Research

  • Time remaining: 2m 3w 5d 20h 53m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 26 Jun 2017
  • Closing date: 16 Jan 2018 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Fellowships

The MRC aims to strengthen the UK’s research capacity and skills in hearing research. We invite researchers with a track record of leading their own independent research to submit applications for a MRC Senior Fellowship in Hearing Research. Applications across all areas of science relating to auditory processing and sensory degeneration in hearing disorders are welcomed.

Pre-call announcement: UK-China AMR Centre Partnerships Initiative

Research Councils UK (RCUK), the strategic partnership of the UK's seven Research Councils and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are pleased to announce they will shortly be launching the UK-China Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Centre Partnerships Initiative under the umbrella of the Newton Fund.