Tender and Funding Round-Up

Tender and Funding Round-Up

A round-up of active tender and funding opportunities that may be of interest to Cochrane contributors, authors, and groups - updated through the month.

 

Name of funding opportunity: Fogarty | Emerging Global leader Award
General information: The Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award aims to provide research support and protected time to a research scientist from a low- and middle income country (LMIC) who holds an academic junior faculty position or research scientist appointment at an LMIC academic or research institution.
Who should apply: Applications are invited from LMIC research scientists from any health-related discipline who propose both critically needed career development activities and a research project that is highly relevant to the health priorities of their country. 
Closing date: 7 November 2019
Link: More information here

Name of funding opportunity: Schlumberger Foundation | Faculty for the Future Fellowships
General information: The Faculty for the Future program, launched in 2004, awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctoral research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at leading universities worldwide. The program's long-term goal is to generate conditions that result in more women pursuing scientific careers by lowering the barriers women face when entering STEM disciplines, thus reducing the gender gap. Faculty for the Future Fellows are expected to return to their home countries after completion of their studies to contribute to economic, social and technological advancement by strengthening the STEM teaching and research faculties of their home institutions. They can also make contributions in the public sector where their newly acquired technical and scientific skills can help provide evidence-based support for STEM policy making.
Closing date: 7 November 2019
Link: More information here.

Name of funding opportunity: Wellcome Trust | Senior Researcher Fellowships, 2019
Who should apply? You can apply for a Senior Research Fellowship if you're already leading your own independent research programme. The programme of work you propose must be innovative and ambitious. You should have a higher degree (PhD or equivalent) and significant research experience. Level of funding: Salary and research expenses covered. Duration of funding: Up to 7 years (after this you can apply for one renewal of up to 5 years with 50% of your salary covered by Wellcome Trust).
Closing date: 12 November 2019
Link: More information here.

Name of funding opportunity: Wellcome Trust | Investigator Awards, November 2019
Who should apply? Investigator Awards enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. This is flexible funding, up to around £3 million; salary is not provided. The grant can be for up to 7 years. Your host institute must be based in the UK, ROI or a low-or middle-income country.
Closing date: 12 November 2019
Link: More information here

Name of funding opportunity: UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) Second call for proposals: Consortium and Network Awards
Who should apply: Relevant Cochrane Groups
General information:  Consortium Awards: £4-7m for five years for each consortium. Network Awards: £100k per annum for up to four years. Focus is on: Preventing poor mental health and promoting mental wellbeing, Reducing health inequalities (where this forms the primary focus of an application), Modifying other social and economic determinants of health and wellbeing, Targeting specific life course stages or transitions, and Tackling food systems that perpetuate unhealthy diets and obesity.
Closing date: 14 Nov 2019 16:00 GMT
Link: https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/ukprp1/uk-prevention-research-partnership-ukprp-second-call-for-proposals-consortium-and-network-awards/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Name of funding opportunity: Wellcome Trust | international Intermediate fellowships
Who should apply: You can apply for an International Training Fellowship if you're a national of a low- or middle-income country; your proposed research focuses on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country; you have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country.You can apply if you have you have a PhD or you're a clinically qualified doctor (and qualified to enter higher specialist training), vet, dentist or clinically qualified psychologist; you have significant research experience; you have made important contributions to your area of research e.g. publications, patents, software development or an impact on health policy or practice. Level of funding: Salary and research expenses covered. Duration of funding: 5 years. You are a national of a low- or middle-income country; your proposed research focuses on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country; you have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country. You should be driving your own research and be ready to lead an independent research programme.
Closing date: 21 November 2019
Link: More information here.

Name of funding opportunity: Wellcome Trust | international Training Fellowships
Who should apply? You can apply for an International Training Fellowship if you're a national of a low- or middle-income country; your proposed research focuses on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country; you have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country. You must have a PhD and be an early-career researcher, or have a degree in a relevant subject and some initial research experience, or be a clinically qualified doctor (and be qualified to enter higher specialist training), vet, dentist or clinical psychologist, and have some initial research experience.  You must want to undertake a guided period of research so that you can consolidate your existing experience and explore new areas of research. 
Closing date: 21 November 2019
Link: More information here.

Name of funding opportunity: Cochrane Geographic Groups - Consumer Engagement and Involvement Challenge Fund
Who should apply? We invite submissions from Cochrane’s network of Geographic Groups (Affiliates, Associate Centres, Centres and Networks).
Closing date: Monday, 9th December 2019.
Link: More information here.

Name of funding opportunity: Data Harmonization, Curation and Secondary Analysis of Existing Clinical Datasets
General Information: This funding opportunity aims to stimulate multi-disciplinary collaboration and secondary analyses of existing clinical research datasets, from two or more multi-site clinical research studies, for addressing scientific and / or clinically relevant hypotheses that have the potential to address knowledge gaps to inform future clinical trials and/or improve clinical care in research areas within the NINDS mission. For purposes of this RFA, “existing clinical research datasets” refers to datasets from clinical trials, natural history studies, and / or comparative effectiveness research studies but excludes “mechanistic clinical studies” and “basic experimental studies of humans”. This RFA will support the curation and analyses of datasets from two or more multi-site clinical research studies to conduct additional secondary analyses; it will not support the collection of new data.
Closing date: March 17, 2020
Link: More information here.

Name of funding opportunity: AHRG (NIH)
Who should apply: Relevant Cochrane Groups
General information: AHRQ Small Research Grant Program is offering amounts of 100,000 for a max of two years. The grant mechanism supports different types of health services research projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.
Closing date: Varied - March 16, July 16, Nov 16 each year until 2021
Link: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-794.html

Who is the funder: NIHR
Who should apply: Relevant Cochrane Groups
Closing date: Varied
Links: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/current-funding-opportunities/?&start=1&custom_in_ResearchType=5525 & https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-opportunities/

 

November 4, 2019