COVID-19 research funding and support


Here you will find information on what ongoing COVID-19 research funding and support is available across our partner organisations and health research networks.

If you have an opportunity you would like added to this page, please contact Sabrina Lee, Communications Manager, Bristol Health Partners – sabrina.lee@bristol.ac.uk.

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Department of Health and Social Care (including NIHR)

Policy research programme - recovery, renewal reset: research to inform policy responses to COVID-19 in the health and social care systems

This supports research to inform the policy response to challenges posed by COVID-19 and to capture learning arising from the pandemic.

Funding is expected to be worth between £50,000 and £500,000 per project.

The closing date is 16 July 2020 (recurring).

For more information (must have a Research Professional account to access): https://www.researchprofessional.com/sso/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.researchprofessional.com%2F%2Fj_spring_cas_security_check

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

UKRI open call for research and innovation ideas to address COVID-19

Proposals are invited for short term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

For more information: https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/ukri-open-call-for-research-and-innovation-ideas-to-address-covid-19/

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Universities Hospital Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Universities Hospital Bristol and Weston and Above & Beyond Research Capability Funding (RCF) research grants

The awards are up to £25,000 and applications are welcomed from any medical or non-medical UHBW employee or university (Bristol or West of England) academic holding an honorary contract with the Trust.

The spring 2020 call closing date for submission has been extended to 9am on Friday, 31 July 2020.

For more information: http://www.uhbristol.nhs.uk/research-innovation/for-researchers/lead-research-and-apply-for-funding/local-funding/

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The Health Foundation

COVID-19 Research Programme

The Health Foundation has launched a new COVID-19 research programme funding call which seeks to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in two distinct areas:

  • how health and social care delivery has changed in light of COVID-19
  • the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities and the wider determinants of health.

Awards are between £100k-£200k per project for a duration of up to 12 months (including set-up time).

The funding for highly applied research that has direct relevant to policy and practice.

Applications from multidisciplinary teams combining expertise from a broad range of disciplines are welcome.

The aim is for findings of this research to inform policy and/or service delivery decisions about the future of health and care services, in response to the pandemic.

Applications involving patients, the public and people with lived experience are strongly encouraged.

This programme is open for application until 30 September 2020 on a rolling basis.

More information about the call and how to apply is available here.

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University of Bristol

Elizabeth Blackwell Institute (EBI)

The EBI has issued a rapid response funding call for research into COVID-19.

For more information: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/blackwell/funding/covid-19/

This call is open until 30 June 2020.

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Policy Bristol

Based at University of Bristol, the policy team can connect you with researchers at Bristol who can advise you on research ideas. Working with their UPEN partner universities, they can expand the pool of advice on offer.

The team can also help with desk research to support decision-making and translation of technical and academic materials into summaries for policymakers. They also can connect you to colleagues who specialise in this type of translation for schools, businesses and the wider public.

The team can be reached at policy-bris@bristol.ac.uk.

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Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF)

This fund has grants of £20,000 or £50,000 available for projects lasting up to 12 months.

From 16 April 2020 voluntary sector, mental health organisations in England can apply for grants to help them provide additional coronavirus support.

Thanks to £5m support from the Government, Mind is administering the £5m grant fund in partnership with other leading mental health providers in England.

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN) will administer part of the fund to ensure that smaller community organisations who might not meet all the standard eligibility criteria can apply.

Details will be available from Monday 20 April on the NSUN website.

You can find out more about the fund and how to apply on both the Association of Mental Health Providers website and the Mind’s website.

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University of West of England (UWE)

There are a number of COVID-19-related funding calls coming through the pipeline and more expected to emerge over the coming months.

In order to target this funding information directly at interested colleagues and potentially link up others within the university conducting research related to COVID-19, the team has started a new COVID-19 network.

Please register your interest in this network. The team will then be in touch with instructions for engaging with the network.

UWE has a number of such networks through which we disseminate funding opportunities and encourage multidisciplinary networking.

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COVID-19 global research mapping

GloPID-R and UKCDR have developed a live database of funded research projects on COVID-19 that will help funders and researchers identify gaps and opportunities and inform future research investments or coordination needs. This is a live database of funded research projects across the world related to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

By providing an overview of research projects mapped against the priorities identified in the WHO Coordinated Global Research Roadmap, the team aims to support funders and researchers deliver a more effective and coherent global research response.’

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zMGzEJqAYHT4k1HkbmQDPvaaINrBgFRq1X5G6QptiKE/edit#gid=200705066



COVID-19 research funding and support


Here you will find information on what ongoing COVID-19 research funding and support is available across our partner organisations and health research networks.

If you have an opportunity you would like added to this page, please contact Sabrina Lee, Communications Manager, Bristol Health Partners – sabrina.lee@bristol.ac.uk.

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Department of Health and Social Care (including NIHR)

Policy research programme - recovery, renewal reset: research to inform policy responses to COVID-19 in the health and social care systems

This supports research to inform the policy response to challenges posed by COVID-19 and to capture learning arising from the pandemic.

Funding is expected to be worth between £50,000 and £500,000 per project.

The closing date is 16 July 2020 (recurring).

For more information (must have a Research Professional account to access): https://www.researchprofessional.com/sso/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.researchprofessional.com%2F%2Fj_spring_cas_security_check

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

UKRI open call for research and innovation ideas to address COVID-19

Proposals are invited for short term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

For more information: https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/ukri-open-call-for-research-and-innovation-ideas-to-address-covid-19/

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Universities Hospital Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Universities Hospital Bristol and Weston and Above & Beyond Research Capability Funding (RCF) research grants

The awards are up to £25,000 and applications are welcomed from any medical or non-medical UHBW employee or university (Bristol or West of England) academic holding an honorary contract with the Trust.

The spring 2020 call closing date for submission has been extended to 9am on Friday, 31 July 2020.

For more information: http://www.uhbristol.nhs.uk/research-innovation/for-researchers/lead-research-and-apply-for-funding/local-funding/

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The Health Foundation

COVID-19 Research Programme

The Health Foundation has launched a new COVID-19 research programme funding call which seeks to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in two distinct areas:

  • how health and social care delivery has changed in light of COVID-19
  • the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities and the wider determinants of health.

Awards are between £100k-£200k per project for a duration of up to 12 months (including set-up time).

The funding for highly applied research that has direct relevant to policy and practice.

Applications from multidisciplinary teams combining expertise from a broad range of disciplines are welcome.

The aim is for findings of this research to inform policy and/or service delivery decisions about the future of health and care services, in response to the pandemic.

Applications involving patients, the public and people with lived experience are strongly encouraged.

This programme is open for application until 30 September 2020 on a rolling basis.

More information about the call and how to apply is available here.

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University of Bristol

Elizabeth Blackwell Institute (EBI)

The EBI has issued a rapid response funding call for research into COVID-19.

For more information: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/blackwell/funding/covid-19/

This call is open until 30 June 2020.

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Policy Bristol

Based at University of Bristol, the policy team can connect you with researchers at Bristol who can advise you on research ideas. Working with their UPEN partner universities, they can expand the pool of advice on offer.

The team can also help with desk research to support decision-making and translation of technical and academic materials into summaries for policymakers. They also can connect you to colleagues who specialise in this type of translation for schools, businesses and the wider public.

The team can be reached at policy-bris@bristol.ac.uk.

--

Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF)

This fund has grants of £20,000 or £50,000 available for projects lasting up to 12 months.

From 16 April 2020 voluntary sector, mental health organisations in England can apply for grants to help them provide additional coronavirus support.

Thanks to £5m support from the Government, Mind is administering the £5m grant fund in partnership with other leading mental health providers in England.

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN) will administer part of the fund to ensure that smaller community organisations who might not meet all the standard eligibility criteria can apply.

Details will be available from Monday 20 April on the NSUN website.

You can find out more about the fund and how to apply on both the Association of Mental Health Providers website and the Mind’s website.

--

University of West of England (UWE)

There are a number of COVID-19-related funding calls coming through the pipeline and more expected to emerge over the coming months.

In order to target this funding information directly at interested colleagues and potentially link up others within the university conducting research related to COVID-19, the team has started a new COVID-19 network.

Please register your interest in this network. The team will then be in touch with instructions for engaging with the network.

UWE has a number of such networks through which we disseminate funding opportunities and encourage multidisciplinary networking.

--

COVID-19 global research mapping

GloPID-R and UKCDR have developed a live database of funded research projects on COVID-19 that will help funders and researchers identify gaps and opportunities and inform future research investments or coordination needs. This is a live database of funded research projects across the world related to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

By providing an overview of research projects mapped against the priorities identified in the WHO Coordinated Global Research Roadmap, the team aims to support funders and researchers deliver a more effective and coherent global research response.’

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zMGzEJqAYHT4k1HkbmQDPvaaINrBgFRq1X5G6QptiKE/edit#gid=200705066



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