Interdisciplinary Research Grant

The Interdisciplinary Research Grant is designed to encourage researchers into dementia research who have expertise and ideas which could benefit the field.

Duration: Up to three years.

Provides up to £250,000 to cover salaries (research, technical, students etc), equipment, animal costs and running costs (consumables, travel etc).

Alzhiemer’s Research UK is Europe’s largest charity funder of dementia research, investing in biomedical research into the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dementia. The Interdisciplinary Research Grant is designed to encourage researchers into dementia research who have expertise and ideas which could benefit the field. Duration: Up to three years. Provides up to £250,000 to cover salaries (research, technical, students etc), equipment, animal costs and running costs (consumables, travel etc). Lead applicants for Interdisciplinary Research Grants must be researchers from other fields who have not previously received funding for dementia research. However, one or more co-applicants must be researchers with a track record in the dementia field. The Lead Applicant and point of contact must be based in a UK academic/research institution. However, the application can include researchers or institutions outside the UK. The Lead Applicant is expected to have a contract (fixed term or tenure) which covers the proposed duration of the grant. If the Lead Applicant does not hold a tenure appointment, the application must include a co-applicant that does. If the project requires ethical approval and/or Home Office licences, the award is dependent upon the requisite approvals being granted.

This scheme is not designed to cover:

  • Clinical trials and opportunities to research ‘add ons’ to ongoing clinical trials
  • Drug discovery or development

 

Rounds of funding
  • 23/01/2019
    Applicants will be notified of the decision early July 2019
  • 03/07/2019
    Applicants will be notified of the decision early Februaury 2020

Visit funding web page
(www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/grants/interdisciplinary-research-grant)