|Opening Date:||24th April 2018|
|Closing Date:||5pm (Irish time) Wednesday 20th June 2018|
|Level of funding:||Up to €300,000|
|Duration of Funding:||Up to 3 years|
|Focus of the call:||Cardiology and/or Vascular Biology; Emergency Medicine; Immunity & Infection; 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 2019.
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 €300,000 in funding for projects in translational paediatric health. Successfully funded projects will run for a maximum duration of 3 years.
Please note that:
The focus of this call is on the following areas within the NCRC current strategy:
Applications may span more than one of these areas, with cross collaboration strongly encouraged.
Psychology and social science-based applications will be considered provided they are related to one of the above priority areas and have the potential to impact on child health. If you are unsure as to whether your proposed project is eligible, please contact us on email@example.com.
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 2019 Applicant Guidelines below.
The application form (available below) must be submitted in electronic format as a single Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5pm (Irish time) Wednesday 20th June 2018. In addition, applicants must submit a scanned signed copy of the Applicant(s) Declaration and Conflict of Interest Form by this deadline.
Incomplete, incorrectly completed, or late applications may not be considered.
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||Tuesday 24th April 2018|
|Call Closing||5pm (Irish time) Wednesday 20th June 2018|
|Estimated Date of Outcome||Q4 2018|
|Project Start Date||The project must start within 3 months of the award being granted|
If you have any questions, please contact:
Dr Alice Coughlan
Research Grants Manager
National Children’s Research Centre
Paediatric Research Project Grants 2019 FAQ (.pdf)
Paediatric Research Project Grants 2019 Applicant Guidelines (.pdf)
Paediatric Research Project Grants 2019 Application Form (.docx)