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Grant updates - January 2020

What's happening in your scheme and what calls are coming down the tracks... 


Applications in process

Applied Partnership Awards 2019

A total of 16 applications were shortlisted in cycle 2 and will undergo international panel review in March. 

The Definitive Interventions and Feasibility Awards (DIFA) 2020 

The 87 pre-applications received are undergoing eligibility checks before proceeding to international panel review in March. Following the panel meeting, successful pre-applicants will be invited to complete full applications by 18 June 2020. We will issue a date shortly for a workshop at which we will provide guidelines for full DIFA application. This will take place in late March. All pre-applicants should save the date in anticipation that they might move to full application stage.

Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 Applying Research into Policy and Practice (ARPP) 2020
16 submitted applications are currently undergoing international peer-review. 

Clinician Scientist Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 (CSF) 2020
15 submitted applications are currently undergoing international peer-review.

Research Leader Awards 2020
10 candidates were interviewed by an international panel on 15-16 January 2020. The outcome of the panel recommendations will be notified after the HRB Board meeting in mid-February 2020.

Emerging Clinician Scientist Awards 2020
12 candidates were interviewed on 28-29 January 2020. The outcome of the panel recommendations will be notified after the HRB Board meeting in mid-February 2020.

Fulbright-HRB HealthImpact Awards 2020
The call is managed by Fulbright Commission Ireland. Applications are currently under review and interviews will take place in early 2020.

Summer Student Scholarship 2020
114 applications were received in January and HRB staff is currently going through eligibility checks.

NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention 2020
The outcome of this round will be notified soon. 

HRB Internship Programme 2019
Three awards were made in January.

Open calls

Joint Programme Initiative on Healthy Diet Healthy Life

  • A call has opened to support “Development of targeted nutrition for prevention of undernutrition in for older adults (PREVNUT)”.  Deadline for submission is 7 April 2020. 
  • A call has opened to support “Prevention of unhealthy weight gain and obesity during crucial phases throughout the lifespan (PREPHOBES)”.  Deadline for submission of pre-proposals is 3 April 2020. 

European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases - Transnational Joint Call (JTC) 2020 

This is the 2nd joint call under this programme, which will support “pre-clinical research to develop effective therapies for rare diseases”.  Deadline for submission on 18 February 2020.

TheHRB Conference and Event Sponsorship scheme is now open for applications with a closing date of 13.00 on Friday 28 February.