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Latest NIHR Funding Opportunities

The following new funding opportunities are available:

 

Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme (An NIHR and MRC partnership)
17/142 Osteoporosis
17/143 Inherited myopathies and muscular dystrophies
17/144 Mechanisms of action of behavioural and psychological interventions to improve health
17/145 Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme researcher-led
17/146 Mechanisms of action of health interventions

Health Technology Assessment Programme
17/115 The role of prophylactic antibiotics for botulinum toxin A injections for overactive bladder
17/116 Letrozole for improving fertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
17/117 Therapeutic interventions for self-harm in adolescents - an individual patient data meta-analysis
17/118 The effectiveness of early treatment with amitriptyline for the prevention of post-herpetic neuralgia
17/119 Non-invasive neurally adjusted ventilator assist for neonates requiring respiratory support
17/120 Hyperosmolar therapy in traumatic brain injury
17/121 Gastrointestinal side effects in cancer immune checkpoint therapy
17/122 Joint distraction for knee osteoarthritis without alignment correction
17/123 Intensive day patient versus inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa in adult specialised eating disorder services
17/124 Psychosocial intervention for internalised stigma to improve outcomes for people with schizophrenia
17/125 Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in adults with learning disabilities
17/126 Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor to prevent depression following traumatic brain injury
17/127 Partial removal of dentinal caries in permanent teeth
17/128 Sputum colour charts to guide antibiotic self-treatment of acute exacerbation of COPD
17/129 Exercise therapy for people with pulmonary hypertension
17/130 Pre-pregnancy weight loss for women on long acting reversible contraception (LARC)
17/132 Intervention or expectant management for early onset fetal growth restriction in twin pregnancy
17/133 Scanning laser ophthalmoscopy for diabetic eye screening
17/134 Identification of older patients likely to require enhanced care on discharge from hospital
17/135 Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy
17/136 Sepsis
17/137 Dose of oxytocin during induction of labour
17/138 Surgery for early osteoarthritis
17/139 Reducing the risk of anxiety disorders in children of parents seeking help for their own anxiety
17/140 Optimising the use of statin therapy in cardiovascular disease prevention

Public Health Research Programme
17/149 Public Health Research Programme researcher-led
17/151 Public Health Research Programme evidence synthesis

 

For list of the current research opportunities offered by NIHR (which are eligible for NI applicants to lead*) click on the link: NIHR Current Funding Opportunities

 

For general information on each of the NIHR Funding Programmes click here>

 
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* The Department of Health (NI) provides a research and development funding commitment in the form of an annual contribution to NIHR. This significant investment enables Northern Ireland-based researchers to lead on applications for NIHR research opportunities alongside their colleagues from the United Kingdom (UK). Click here for examples of over £25M NIHR funded research lead by NI>

The selected NIHR research programmes available are:

  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme
  • Health Service and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme
  • Public Health Research (PHR) Programme
  • Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme
  • Systematic Review (SR) Programme

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