Interdisciplinary Research Grant

Alzheimer’s Research UK is Europe’s largest charity funder of dementia research, funding the best biomedical research, from basic to clinical, that improves our understanding of all the causes of different dementias or improves diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

This Interdisciplinary Research Grant scheme provides up to £250,000 for researchers who have expertise which could benefit the field. 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.

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