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

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2018

  • Time remaining: 1d 22h 42m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 23 Nov 2017
  • Closing date: 27 Feb 2018 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Calls

This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA. The African Research Leader (ARL) should be supported by an enthusiastic local research environment and by a strong linkage with a UK partner.

Biomedical Catalyst: Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS): Mar 2018

  • Time remaining: 1m 0w 2d 22h 42m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 16 Feb 2018
  • Closing date: 28 Mar 2018 16:00 GMT+1
  • Triage/shortlisting: Apr 2018
  • Meeting date: 23 - 24 May 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.

UKRI Centres for Doctoral Training artificial intelligence call

The call is now open for around 15 Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) focused on areas relevant to Artificial Intelligence (AI) across UKRI’s remit.

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.

Clinician Scientist Fellowship (CSF) opportunity: Apr 2018

The CSF develops talented medically and other clinically qualified professionals who have gained a higher research degree to lead their own research plans and establish their own research team to make the transition to independent investigator.

Clinical Research Training Fellowship Pre Doctoral (CRTF) opportunity: Apr 2018

The CRTF supports clinically active professionals within the UK to undertake a higher research degree. The scheme can also provide post-doctoral funding for applicants who achieved their PhD more than five years ago but who have not been research active since due to clinical training commitments.

Senior Clinical Fellowship (SCF) opportunity: April 2018

The SCF supports talented medically and other clinically qualified professionals, with an effective  track record of internationally competitive independent research, to make the transition to research leadership.