Research funding:

In vivo Strategic Skills Awards

Call status: Closed
Application deadline: 2015 TBC

This call is only open to successful applicants of the Doctoral Training Partnerships and must be submitted in conjunction with their annual report.

Both BBSRC and MRC recognise the importance of continuing to support PhD-level training in advanced in vivo skills through the In vivo Strategic Skills Awards (formerly Strategic Skills Awards) top-up of Research Training Support Grants (RTSG).

Background

Aim

What the awards cover

How to apply

This call is closed to applications.

Application downloads

Guidance notes (PDF 167KB)

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Enquiries for In vivo Strategic Skills Awards (SSAs) relating to MRC studentships should be sent to fellows@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk with 'MRC Strategic Skills Award Application' clearly marked in the subject line.

Enquiries for SSAs relating to BBSRC studentships should be sent to postgrad.studentships@bbsrc.ac.uk with 'BBSRC in vivo Strategic Skills Award Application' clearly marked in the subject line.

Assessment

Proposals are scheduled to be assessed by BBSRC and the NC3Rs representatives to ensure projects fully align with the 3Rs of animal research:

The assessment process will ensure projects provide students with high quality training to be able to undertake research in the most effective way to ensure good animal welfare.

Contacts

For any queries relating to the awards please use the BBSRC or MRC contacts below (depending on whether the award will be associated with a BBSRC or MRC DTP). Where possible, queries should be made from a single point of contact per institution.