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Virtual Symposium: Lessons from COVID-19 Part 3 – Impact on research

Virtual Symposium: Lessons from COVID-19 Part 3 – Impact on research

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is the last in a series of three blog articles from Session 7 – Perspectives: Lessons from COVID-19 in which we heard from different speakers about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their own experiences of clinical trials, research, and support within the MND community. A further blog, written by Bruce Virgo who is…

Attracting Promising Research – Calling for Project Grant Applications

Reading Time: 2 minutes Autumn is fast approaching which means it’s time to open our online summary application form for our next round of research grant applications. This round is for project grant applications. The deadline for summary applications is Friday 2 November 2012. Reaching out for researchers We currently fund ground breaking projects in a number of would…

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…

How do we fund research?

Reading Time: < 1 minute As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, our current research grants round is our biggest yet with 19 full applications being reviewed by our research advisory panel. But what does that look like? And what do we have to do to prepare these applications for our research advisory panel? To answer these questions (and more), and…

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…

BBC Radio Four talk about MND research

Reading Time: < 1 minute At the end of last week, we learnt that the Brain Research Trust (BRT) planned on appealing for donations on BBC Radio 4 for their latest MND research project. The BRT raise money solely for research into neurological diseases (including MND) based at the Institute of Neurology (University College London). When we heard about this…