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Centre for Clinical and Care Research funding

The Centre for Clinical and Care Research (CCR) can suggest suitable sources of funding and advise you on costing your project / research plans.

The CCR is keen to support funding applications to National Institute for Health Research, Medical Research Council, charitable research bodies and
other grant applications

Below are links to some possible sources of further information. Please note this is not an exhaustive list and research plans should be discussed fully with the CCR / NCA research team

General links:

AHP specific links:

  • CAHPR have information on organisations who provide research funding from small to large scale projects.
  • The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy CSP Charitable Trustis a charitable organisation supporting physiotherapy research through annual awards to members of the CSP.
  • The Elizabeth Casson Trustaims to support occupational therapy primarily. They offer grants for CPD, Doctoral & Masters studies, conferences and international scholarships. Research funding calls are also made through the year.
  • The Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists has a number of levels of research awards for its members.
  • The Private Physiotherapy Educational Foundationinvites applications for its research awards. These allow new and novice researchers to conduct full, pilot or pump-priming projects on any topic relevant to physiotherapy.

Nurse / midwife specific links:

  • Burdette Nursing Trust offer a range of nurse specific programmes
  • The Queen’s nursing Institute offer a repository of research funding opportunities and training schemes run by organisations that are open to community nurses.
  • Royal College of Nursing – provides a list of opportunities from charities and UK Government agencies that are open to nurse or midwife researcher applications.
  • The Urology Foundation offer travel grants for nurses of up to £500 to attend an educational / training course, or conference.
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