Applying for funding

Through our 2011-2016 Research Strategy, we have a number of different funding schemes available. We plan to fund research through three main mechanisms over the next five years: Research Projects, Fellowships & Studentships, and Professors & Research Centres.

Further details on each of the funding opportunities can be found by following the links below.

Funding opportunities

Over the next five years, we will fund asthma research to achieve the most benefit for people with asthma.

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Other sources of funding

One of our aims is to increase capacity in asthma research by providing 'seed' funding which researchers can use to develop larger research studies suitable for funding by other agencies.

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Centre for Applied Research

The purpose of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research is to forge a mutually beneficial, forward-looking collaboration across a number of Universities and partner NHS organisations.

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Project grants

Asthma UK is returning to three year Project Grants, supporting studies designed to answer a single question or a small group of related questions about priority research aspects of asthma.

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Senior Clinical Academic Development Award

In 2013, Asthma UK will fund one Senior Clinical Academic Development Award.

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Online research management system

All applications for funding are made using our online research management system.

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Asthma UK is investing in graduate students to obtain a research degree and enable them to develop a career in asthma research.

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Innovation Grants

The 2014 Innovation Grants round has now closed for applications.

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