Opening Date: 19th July 2017
Closing Date: 11th October 2017
Level of funding: Up to €285,000
Duration of Funding: Up to 3 years
Focus of the call: Cardiology and/or Vascular Biology; Immunity & Infection; Childhood cancer; Orthopaedics
Who can apply: A research team made up of at least one scientist & one paediatric clinician, nurse or allied health professional
The National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC) is the largest children’s research centre in Ireland. Located on the grounds of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, it has been at the heart of paediatric research in Ireland for more than 50 years. Supported by donations to the Children’s Medical Research Foundation (CMRF), the mission of the NCRC is to support excellent, translational, and internationally competitive research that has a real impact on the health of children.
Applications are now invited for the NCRC Paediatric Research Project Grants 2018.
A key aim of this call is to consolidate and grow high quality research in key areas of child health, and to support meaningful partnerships between researchers across the translational spectrum – from the bench to the bedside. Applications to this call must have, at their core, a research team comprising at least one scientist and one hospital based paediatric clinician, nurse or allied health professional.
The objectives of this call are to:
The Paediatric Research Project Grant will provide up to €285,000 in funding for projects in translational paediatric health. Successfully funded projects will run for a maximum duration of 3 years.
Please note that:
‘Pipeline’ research areas being supported for growth
Applications may span more than one of these areas, with cross collaboration strongly encouraged.
Applications must be from a team consisting of at least one scientist affiliated with an Irish Higher Education Institution, and one paediatric clinician, nurse or allied health professional affiliated with an Irish Public Hospital. While the NCRC acknowledges that there are many clinicians, nurses and allied health professional that are also experienced researchers, the aim of this scheme is to encourage and support collaborations between scientists and research active clinicians.
For full eligibility criteria please see the Paediatric Research Project Grant 2018 Applicant Guidelines below.
The application form must be submitted in electronic format as a single Word document no later than Wednesday 11th October 2017. Applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete, incorrectly completed, or late applications will not be considered. A hard copy of the signed application form should also be submitted to the following address:
Dr Alice Coughlan,
National Children’s Research Centre,
Gate 5, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital,
These should be received by the NCRC prior to Wednesday 18th October 2017
Applicants may apply to the NCRC for limited statistical/design support prior to submission; please contact the NCRC (email@example.com) if this is required. Please note that statistical support must be sought at least 1 month prior to submission of the application, as it may not be possible to accommodate requests for support closer to the deadline.
|Call Opening||Wednesday 19th July 2017|
|Call Closing||Wednesday 11th October 2017|
|Estimated Date of Outcome||Q2 2018|
|Project Start Date||The project must start within 3 months of the award being granted|
Dr Alice Coughlan
National Children’s Research Centre