Funding Opportunities

Overview

The STFC Cancer Diagnosis Network+ will fund the following:

  • PhD Studentships: funded at 50% (towards UK fees, stipend and research support fee), therefore matched funding sourced by the applicants is required.

  • Proof of Concept Projects: funded at 80% fEC, £5k to £40k per project.

  • Scoping Studies: funded at 80% fEC, up to £5k per project

  • Travel & Training Awards: funded up to £2000, at 100% costs for PhD students and 50% costs for researchers who have completed their PhD within the past 5 years

  • MSc Clinical Science modules at the University of Liverpool: free of charge to successful applicants

Deadlines and more information about each call below:

Proof of Concept Projects - Call now open!

Funding available for 'Proof of Concept' projects, between £5k - £40k. The aim of this funding is to de-risk applications for next stage funding. Previous STFC Networks have reported an increase in successful outputs from projects funded at this level. The lead applicant must meet UKRI standard eligibility criteria. New application form available here. Deadline 4pm 29th January 2021.

Scoping Studies - Call now open!

Applications are now invited for CDN+ 'Scoping Study' funding, up to £5k. This funding aims to support relatively new and innovative projects. Scoping studies should bring together collaborations which will drive new projects forward. Applications align to the CDN+ objectives as outlined within the assessment criteria of the application form. The lead applicant must meet UKRI standard eligibility criteria. New application form available here. Deadline 4pm 29th January 2021.

Travel & Training Award Call Open

Applications to request funding for travel and subsistence costs when attending conferences, training, workshops and placements within the remit of the STFC Cancer Diagnosis Network+ are now invited. These awards can also be used for registration fees to attend virtual conferences. There is no deadline, applicants will be notified within 8 weeks of submitting their application. Download the application form here.

Personal Development Call Open -

MSc Clinical Science modules at the University of Liverpool

We welcome applications from Early Career Researchers who want to attend an MSc Clinical Science module at the University of Liverpool. Applications should be submitted at least one month before the chosen module takes place. Download the application form here.

Modules include:

  • Clinical Imaging Applications

  • Medical Stats & Experimental Design

  • Networking & Hosting

  • Medical IT

  • Nuclear Medicine

  • Non-ionising Imaging

  • Software Techniques & Modelling

  • Diagnostic Radiology


PhD Studentships - 2nd call now closed

Deadline 4pm 13th February 2020

*Our 2nd PhD studentship call is now closed. An update on the outcome will be posted in due course*

Applicants can request up to 50% the total cost of a PhD studentship. Before completing the application form, please carefully read the assessment criteria, guidance notes and terms and conditions. These can be found along with the application form here.