Research funding:

Strategic Skills Awards

Call status: Closed
Next application deadline: TBC

BBSRC and MRC are collaborating with the British Pharmacological Society (BPS) to provide additional funding to BBSRC- and MRC-funded studentships to support research training in integrative mammalian biology.

Background

Aim

What the awards cover

How to apply

The call for applications is closed.

The application deadline for proposals to MRC and BBSRC was 20 May 2013.

Application downloads

Guidance notes (PDF 149KB)

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Application form (DOC 288KB)

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Proposals for 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.

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

Research organisations wishing to submit multiple proposals must simultaneously send all proposals via one email.

Assessment

Proposals are scheduled to be assessed by an independent panel (including representation from the NC3Rs) to ensure projects fully align with the 3Rs of animal research:

The panel 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.