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Potential funding opportunties from external organisations

The list below is not exhaustive but are examples of organisations who offer DPhil studentships. The majority of these require the proposed supervisor to complete the application form.

Brain Research UK

 https://www.brainresearchuk.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/

 Three priority areas: Acquire brain and spinal cord injury, Neuro-oncology, Headache and facial pain

 

National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia

https://www.niaa.org.uk/article.php?newsid=597

NIAA Research Grants 2019 Round 2

 

Alzheimer’s Society

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/research/researchers/our-funding-schemes/phd-studentships

Applications to be made by proposed supervisor with or without a named student

 

BRACE

https://www.alzheimers-brace.org/apply-for-a-research-grant

DPhil funding for 18 months or less

A student can be recruited upon the award of the studentship

 FIGHT FOR SIGHT

https://www.fightforsight.org.uk/apply-for-funding/funding-opportunities/phd-studentships/

Applications to be made by proposed supervisor

Student must not be medically or otherwise clinically qualified (consider MRC/Fight for Sight Research Training Fellowships)

MARIE CURIE RESEARCH GRANTS SCHEME

https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/research/information-researchers/marie-curie-research-grants-scheme

Please note that requests for PhD studentships and Clinical Research Training Fellowships on project grants are NOT considered by the Marie Curie Research Funding Committee.

 MS SOCIETY

https://www.mssociety.org.uk/research/for-researchers/funding/types-of-grants

Applications to be made by prospective supervisor

Alzheimer’s Research UK

https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/for-researchers/research-opportunities/grant-schemes/

 Applications to be made by proposed supervisor with or without a named student

 

Macular Society

https://www.macularsociety.org/

 

Motor NeuronE Disease Association (MND)

https://www.mndassociation.org/research/for-researchers/apply-for-funding/

 

Multiple System Atrophy Trust

Grant funds available on application contact:

Alyssa Costantini, Research Associate, institute of Neurology, UCL –   a.costantini@ucl.ac.uk

Viorica Chelban, ABN MSA Research Fellow,  UCL,  v.chelban@ucl.ac.uk

Neurosciences Research Foundation

Grant funds available on application contact:  neurosurgery@sgul.ac.uk

Parkinsons UK

https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/research/how-we-fund-and-track-progress-grants

 

AMRC - Association of Medical Research Charities

https://www.amrc.org.uk/Pages/Category/member-directory?Take=20

 

Other Sources 

https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/rp

 https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/other