NIHR Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration

Improving cancer prevention and care. For patients. For clinicians. For researchers.

Funding opportunties

Check back here regularly for new funding opportunities. Please get in touch with us to discuss potential collaborations.

Bloodwise  – call for project applications

Grants are available for up to £250,000 for up to 3 years to address the key questions in blood cancer.

Deadline: 4pm on Thursday 14th February

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Breast Cancer Now – breast cancer risk and prevention research grants

Applications may be of any duration but must not exceed £300,000 in total.

Deadline: Friday 1st March 2019

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British Lung Foundation: Mesothelioma Research Network collaborative pump-priming research grant

Whilst the BLF is currently developing its new research strategy, a limited number of awards are available in the 2018-19 funding round.

Grants are for a specified period of up to three years to a maximum of £25,000 per award. The grant-holding institution must be based in the UK. The principal applicant and all co-applicants must be members of the BLF Mesothelioma Research Network (MRN).

For full details regarding all funding streams, and to download preliminary application forms and guidelines, please see the BLF Available Research Grants web page. Please read the accompanying guidelines before completing a preliminary application form. Submission deadline is 21 January 2019.

Children with Cancer UK – grants for research into childhood and young person cancer causes and prevention

The deadline for applications is 25th January 2019

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Guts UK/Dr Falk SpR Audit/Quality Improvement Awards

Dr Falk Pharma and Guts UK invite applications from UK-based gastroenterology SpR trainees who would like to conduct an audit or quality improvement project in any area of gastroenterology (including hepatology and pancreatology) or nutrition. The maximum award is £10,000.


Deadline: Monday 4th March 2019, 5pm

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Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme

Marie Curie’s research grants scheme for 2018 is now open.

Applications should address:

  • Any of the following five highlighted areas:
    o Out of hours palliative and end of life care
    o Support for carers and families
    o Continuity of care
    o Bereavement
    o Incontinence
  • Follow on and implementation studies building on research previously supported
    by Marie Curie.
  • Interventional research such as the development of interventions and/or feasibility
    studies relating to any of the 83 PeolcPSP questions. This includes research relevant
    to Marie Curie services and research relevant to common symptoms experienced at
    the end of life.

Maximum award: £750,000

Deadline: 5pm on Monday 1oth December 2018

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