Training & funding opportunities
Training and resources
Academy of Medical Sciences 'support space' for researchers
The Academy of Medical Sciences has created a new career support space for biomedical and health researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The link is: https://acmedsci.ac.uk/grants-and-schemes/whats-available-to-me/career-support-space
Regular funding opportunities
Academy of Medical Sciences - Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers
(CLs only can apply)
The scheme is targeted at early stage Clinical Lecturers and provides consumables funding for research projects. There are two funding rounds each year: one in March and one in September.
Round 24 is now open for applications. The submission deadline is 8th September 2020, 3pm.
For further information and to apply please see the Academy’s website.
The Academy for Medical Sciences' website also provides a handy 10 top tips for grant applications.
Barts Charity – ACF Scheme
(ACFs only can apply)
This is a pump-priming scheme to support researchers at an early stage in their careers. It's open to NIHR Academic Clinical Fellows at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Barts Health NHS Trust.
Applicants can apply for an award of up to £7,000 for consumables only. The scheme doesn’t cover salary, travel or training costs.
The 2020 round now open for applications. The submission deadline will be 30th October 2020.
Please download the Barts Charity ACF support grant 2020 guidance document [PDF 105KB], which includes the application link.
For more information, please visit the relevant Barts Charity webpage.
One-off funding opportunities
Please check back regularly to find out about any one-off funding opportunities.