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 has now closed. The next funding round is expected to open early 2021.
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 has now closed. The 2021 round is expected to open June 2021. Further details will be published here once available.
For more information, please visit the Barts Charity webpage.
One-off funding opportunities
Please check back regularly to find out about any one-off funding opportunities.