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SFO-V funding of international research visits 2018-19
The Strategic Research Area Health Care Science (SFO-V) is a collaboration between Karolinska Institutet (KI) and Umeå University (UmU). The aim is to strengthen and develop cooperation between health care science and the health and welfare sector through high quality research and activities promoting collaboration, knowledge exchange and social innovation. Health care science is a multidisciplinary research field that spans a number of areas, e.g. health promotion, prevention, care, nursing, rehabilitation, wellbeing and health, and can be carried out by a wide range of professions and disciplines. Research within SFO-V is focused on four core areas:
- Bio-behavioral health care science
In order to encourage international exchange and collaboration in the field of health care science, the SFO-V has dedicated SEK 600 K for travel grants of up to SEK 50 K each. Health care scientists at KI are thus invited to apply for funding regarding one project for one or more visits of a maximum total of three months to a university or research institute outside of Sweden. The funding is intended to cover travel costs, living expenses and accommodation not covered by other funding. The total sum granted is to be used during 2018-19 unless deductible time for parental leave, military service or long-term sick-leave can be proven. A written report on the outcome of the research visit is expected.
Eligible to apply are all health care scientists at KI with a PhD, in need of a travel grant to develop or perform research within any of the SFO-V core areas and employed at KI (> 20%) or formally affiliated to any of its departments.
The application should be written in English, signed by the applicant and include:
- The aim and expected outcome of the visit(s) and how it will be reached through the planned research visit. These could be related to competence development, scientific work, international cooperation (maximum 300 words).
- A description of group or department and a reference person at the hosting university/institute (maximum 100 words).
- Time plan and budget, including SFO-V grant applied and additional funding applied for or granted and be supplemented with:
- A signed invitation letter from the hosting scientist describing the aim of the visit.
- A two-page CV in KI qualifications portfolio format and a publication list.
Evaluation and decision
Evaluation and decision will be taken by the SFO-V steering committee according to how well the applications meet the following criteria:
- The potential of the aim of the visit to develop into future high-quality research collaboration.
- The scientific competence of the applying researcher in relation to scientific seniority.
- The qualifications of the hosting institution and scientist for the purpose of the project.
- A realistic time plan and budget, including other potential funding.
- The fit between the planned research and any of the SFO-V core areas.
Further information: Professor Christina H. Opava, director of SFO-V, Karolinska Institutet, tel. 08-524 888 80, email@example.com, tel: 08-524 88 880
Closing date: June 4th at 5 pm
Email application, as one pdf document, to: Annafirstname.lastname@example.org
Stipendium till juniora alkoholforskare Systembolaget
Syftar till att stimulera, främja och stärka svensk alkoholforskning som bedrivs inom det humanistiska, samhälls- och folkhälsovetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet. Stipendiet är värt SEK 50,000 och kan delas mellan flera forskare.
Closing date: 21 May 18
Kunskapspris inom alkoholforskning - Systembolaget
Uppmärksammar alkoholforskning som har resulterat i kunskap som bidragit eller kan bidra till att minska alkoholskadorna för individer, grupper och samhället. Priset är värt SEK 100,000.
Closing date: 21 May 18
Projektmedel för hälsa, medicin och teknik – Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan/SLL
Syftar till att utveckla verksamhet i skärningen mellan hälsa, medicin och teknik. Den totala budgeten uppgår till SEK 15 miljoner. Medel uppgår till SEK 1m per projekt och beviljas i högst tre år.
Closing date: 11 June 18
Postdoktoralt stöd för studier och forskning inom området arbetsmiljö - AFA Försäkring
Möjliggör studier och forskning inom arbetsmiljöområdet. Medel omfattar SEK 2 miljoner och stipendiet kan utnyttjas under en tvåårsperiod med början den 1 januari 2019.
Closing date: 21 June 18
Doktorandstipendium - Svensk Sjuksköterskeförening
Detta syftar till att stimulera omvårdnadsforskning av hög relevans och vetenskaplig kvalitet som en bas för ökad evidensbasering av den kliniska omvårdnaden till gagn för patienter och närstående. Stipendiet är värt SEK 108,000.
Closing date: 4 Aug 18
Forskningsmedel - Spädbarnsfonden
Dessa stöder forskning som avser förhindra att barn dör före födelsen eller under spädbarnsperioden samt för att förbättra bemötandet av drabbade föräldrar och närstående.
Closing date: 31 Aug 18
MSCA-IF 2018 - Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions Individual Fellowships
MSCA-IF are individual fellowships for researchers with a PhD or at least four years of research experience. You can do the project as a fellow or recruit a fellow as a PI. The project can be carried out within Europe with a 2-year European Fellowship, or outside Europe with a mandatory one-year return phase to Europe with the 3-year Global fellowship.
Closing date: 12 Sep 2018.
KI Engagement Grant
This one-year grant funds activities aimed at engaging stakeholders relevant to your research, i.e., individuals, groups, or organisations that could affect or be affected by your research activities and outcomes. The goal is to help KI researchers along a path to societal impact.
Call opens: 19th of April, 2018
Call closes: 17th of May, 2018 (at 14:00 CEST)
Major project grants -- Alzheimer's Research UK, GB
These fund research projects on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The lead applicant and point of contact must be based in a UK academic or research institution, but the application may include researchers or institutions outside the UK. Grants are worth up to £1 million each for a maximum period of five years
Closing date: 4 July 18
Early-career scientific development grant -- European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology, EUR
This supports early-career researchers gathering information and experience on a specific research issue or on a laboratory technique in the field of paediatric endocrinology. Support may be used to finance a short-term visit, lasting for up to six weeks, to an external research institution, or a visit of an outside expert in order to receive essential guidance, consultation or advice at the requester's home institute. Members of the society and their collaborators may apply. Four grants, worth up to €2,500 each are available.
Closing date: 31 July 18
COMING SOON: Global multiple sclerosis booster award -- Dutch Multiple Sclerosis Research Foundation | Stichting Multiple Sclerose Research, NL and other funders
This supports postdoctoral scientists worldwide in furthering their research towards the identification of the causes of multiple sclerosis. Applicants must hold a PhD and collaborate with an academic MS centre in the Netherlands. The award is worth up to €140,000 for two years.
Closing date 31 aug 2018 (Forecast)
Federal Funding agencies
Fundamental Mechanisms of Affective and Decisional Processes in Cancer Control (R01 Clinical Trial Optional): NIH
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage projects to generate fundamental knowledge of affective processes. Basic affective science projects should have key consequences for single (e.g., cancer screening) and multiple (e.g., adherence to oral chemotherapy regimen) event decisions and behaviors across the cancer prevention and control continuum. The FOA is expected to encourage collaboration among cancer control researchers and those from scientific disciplines not traditionally connected to cancer control applications (e.g., affective and cognitive neuroscience, decision science, consumer science) to elucidate perplexing and understudied problems in affective and decision sciences with downstream implications for cancer prevention and control.
Closing date: 30 days prior to the application due date (Letter of Intent), October 10, 2018; April 11, 2019, October 11, 2019, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PAR-18-681
Extracellular Vesicles and Substance Use Disorders (R01, R21): NIH
The purpose of this FOA is to encourage research projects that investigate the interplay between extracellular vesicles (EVs) and substance use disorders (SUDs). In particular, NIDA is interested in the potential utility of EVs with respect to understanding neuroplastic mechanisms relevant to SUDs or as biomarkers or therapeutics.
Closing date: 30 days prior to the application due date (Letter of Intent), November 3, 2018, March 3, 2019, November 3, 2019, March 3, 2020 (full application), by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization
National Organization for Rare Disorders, US
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent, nonprofit organization committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders, has announced the availability of three research grants as part of its Rare Disease Research Grant Program.
NORD’s Rare Disease Research Grant Program is still accepting proposals for the study of:
Cat Eye Syndrome – One (1) grant of up to $30,000 for scientific and/or clinical research studies related to Cat Eye Syndrome.
Malonic Aciduria – One (1) grant of up to $50,000 for scientific and/or clinical research studies related to Malonic Aciduria.
Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome – One (1) grant of up to $31,000 for scientific and/or clinical research studies related to Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (POIS).
Irvington postdoctoral fellowships - Cancer Research Institute (CRI), US
The CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports qualified young scientists at leading universities and research centers around the world who wish to receive training in fundamental immunology or cancer immunology.
Applicants for the CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program must be working in areas directly related to immunology or cancer immunology.
An eligible project must fall into the broad field of immunology with relevance to solving the cancer problem.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree by the date of award activation and must conduct their proposed research under a sponsor who holds a formal appointment at the host institution.
Applicants with 5 or more years of relevant postdoctoral experience are not eligible, with the exception of M.D. applicants, who should not include years of residency in this calculation.
Only in exceptional circumstances will applicants who have already spent 3 or more years in a sponsor’s laboratory by the start date of fellowship be considered for a fellowship award.
Closing date: April 1 and October 1, 2018 by 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for Applied Life Sciences Hub in New York City
New York City (US) has designated 100 M US$ for this “Life-SciNYC” project for 10 years with the intention of building a “Bell Labs” for life sciences which is an opportunity to lead the century of biology and build a legacy in New York City. For this purpose, the city of New York is activating a new innovation district for life sciences R & D in NYC.
The deadline to submit this RFEI is May 17, 2018.
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