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Kara Mackenzie


29th February 2024

Mental Health

UKRI - Neurosicences and Mental Health: New Investigator: Response Mode

Funding to undertake research in neurosciences and mental health and to take the next step towards becoming an independent researcher

Next round closes:  15th May 2024

Apply for funding to:

  • research neurosciences and mental health
  • take the next step towards becoming an independent researcher

You must have:

  • the skills and experience to ‘transition to independence’
  • the support of a host research organisation eligible for Medical Research Council (MRC) funding

There is no limit to the funding you can apply for, but the typical full economic cost of a project is under £1 million. MRC will usually fund 80% of the full economic cost.

This funding usually lasts three years and covers up to 50% of your salary.

This is an ongoing funding opportunity. Application rounds close every January, May and September.

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