Funding call_NIHR School for Social Care Research

NIHR School for Social Care Research funding call

Details: The NIHR School for Social Care Research’s mission includes commissioning high-quality research to improve the evidence base for adult social care practice in England. Their first Call for Research Proposals is now live. They are looking for innovative and high-quality research proposals addressing the big questions for adult social care practice for the next 5 to 10 years. A number of key themes have been identified for this Call. The School has £2 million available for this Call, and expects to commission a range of projects (around 8 in total) in terms of size and budget, with a maximum budget of £1m for any individual project. SSCR welcomes proposals led by academic researchers, practice researchers, professionals, people who use services and/or carers.

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Closing Date: 29/11/2014

Supporting your application

NIHR Research Design Service for Yorkshire and the Humber (NIHR RDS YH)

If you are considering developing an application for this call then the NIHR RDS YH offers free support or specialist advice to turn your ideas into research proposals or to further develop your existing proposals. For more information or to book an appointment please see:

* Sheffield linked colleagues support is available for this application from further sources identified below

Clinical Research Office, Sheffield

It is essential that all potential grant applications involving STH are registered with the Clinical Research Office; to register your idea for this funding call please complete and return a registration form to Modhumita Harris (, 0114 27 13570) in the Clinical Research Office.

For advice and support relating to STH costs, standard text and sign-off arrangements pleasecontact Lydia Harris ( Liz Fraser( in the Clinical Research Office at the earliest opportunity.

NIHR Sheffield Clinical Research Facility (CRF)

The NIHR Sheffield CRF is available to all researchers undertaking all types of clinical research.  It has the capacity to provide space and specialist nursing support for studies requiring either inpatient or outpatient stays and works with investigators to develop a service tailored to meet the operational aspects of the research protocol.  For further information please visit the CRF website:

University of Sheffield Research & Innovation Services (R&IS)For University of Sheffield staff, R&IS has faculty support teams that provide assistance at every stage of the research grant application process. Your relevant Research Strategy Manager and Research Development Officer will be happy to offer advice and support in the early stages of a project. For further contact details please see the R&IS website:

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