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Grant applications - December updates

20 December 2016

Emerging Investigator Awards for Health 2017, Summer Student Scholarship 2017, NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention, and more...

Emerging Investigator Awards for Health 2017: 58 applications were submitted by the 8 December. HRB staff are currently screening the applications for eligibility and this process should be completed shortly. International peer-review will start soon.

National Children’s Hospital Foundation/Health Research Board Funding 2017: There were 15 applications received for this call. The applications have gone to international peer review. It is expected that this process will be completed by mid-February with the peer review recommendations to go to the HRB Board for approval in early April 2017.  It is anticipated successful projects will commence late summer 2017.

Summer Student Scholarship 2017: This scheme is currently open and will close on Wednesday 8 February 2017. The purpose of the student scholarships is to encourage an interest in research and to give the students an opportunity to become familiar with some research techniques. Please note that all grant applications must be made through the HRB Grants E-Management System (GEMS). Please allow sufficient time for this process.

NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention: There are two course available:

  1. Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control 10 July to 4 August 2017 and
  2. Molecular Prevention 7 to 11 August 2017.

Both courses take place at the National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA. Applications must be made electronically. The scheme will close on Wednesday 8 of January 2017.

Research Programme for the Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing 2017: This call just opened on 16 December.  It is a targeted research call to undertake a three-year research programme to inform both the development and evaluation of safe nurse staffing policies. More details are available from the grant notice on the HRB website. The closing date for applications is 31 January 2017 at 1.00pm.

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