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Nurturing the future of MND research – new opportunity for researchers

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are pleased to announce that as well as applications for our next round for PhD Studentship applications, we are also accepting applications for our brand new Non-Clinical Fellowship scheme. These fellowships are aimed at early career researchers across a range of disciplines, allowing them to take the reins of their very own research project. 

Decisions, Decisions…

Reading Time: 4 minutes The day finally arrived on 11 April 2014 for our biannual Biomedical Research Advisory Panel (BRAP) Meeting. This important date in our research calendar is when grant funding decisions are discussed before being put forward to our Board of Trustees for approval. But before we get to the meeting, there is a lot of preparation…

Application round in full Swing

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a very exciting time for us. We are again in the middle of another bumper grants round with 23 full applications received. We have received applications from researchers already known to us, new and international researchers, allowing us to further widen our researcher network. Full applications give a detailed plan of what the…

Summary Applications Explained

Reading Time: 2 minutes Our call for preliminary summary applications for project grants is in full swing with the Online Summary Application Form currently live on our website. The deadline for receipt of summaries is 1 November 2013. We thought this would be a good opportunity to explain what this means. What is a summary application? Preliminary summary applications…

May The Fourth Be With You – PhD Studentship Applications

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spring has finally sprung and so it’s now time to open our online summary application form for our next round of research grant applications. This round is for PhD studentship applications, for projects starting in October 2013. The deadline for summary applications is Friday 4 May 2012. Attracting promising researchers Through our successful PhD studentship…

NEW Grants Round……..NEW way of Applying!!!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today is a big day for the research grants team as we are launching our online summary application form for researchers applying for biomedical* project grants and PhD studentships. *Biomedical projects are laboratory-based. They aim to identify potential causes of MND, increase scientific understanding of the mechanisms of motor neurone degeneration and develop potential new…

Research grants round in full swing!

Reading Time: < 1 minute With all the excitement of the symposium in Orlando, it is still business as usual for the next research grants round.  As some of you will already know, we sent a record 25 summaries to our Biomedical Research Advisory Panel (BRAP) for review.  Out of these a staggering 18 applicants have been invited to submit…

Summaries: dawning of a new round

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s that time of year again where as one research grant application round is drawing to a close another one is just starting.  Just one week after the Biomedical Research Advisory Panel (BRAP) meet to discuss the outcome of the previous grants round, we expect to receive a number of new applications for our next…