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GCRF Networking Grants Round 2 Opens

Professor Keith Gull FMedSci FRS, Panel Chair reflects on the success of the first round of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants, and announces the launch of the second round. “We are delighted with the success of this new scheme, which has funded 40 ...

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Accelerating access to medical innovation

The Academy today published the report of a joint FORUM meeting with CASMI, the Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research on ‘Accelerating access to medical innovation: a research agenda for innovation science’. In summer 2017, the Academy, in p...

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Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers open for applications

We are pleased to announce that Round 19 of the Starter Grants scheme is now open to applications from clinicians in veterinary, human and dental medicine.  The Starter Grants scheme is open to Clinical Lecturers who are looking to develop and strengthen their research careers, by pr...

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Thank you to our mentoring supporters

Head of Programmes, Dr Rachel Macdonald, would like to thank all those who have been instrumental in supporting our Mentoring programme over the last fifteen years as we celebrate this ...

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What does a good mentor look like?

Dr Susie Candy, Director of Biomedical Grants and Policy, on the key values that good mentors share. Every mentor is different but there are some key values that they share. First is the neutrality – a mentor should have no agenda but to support the mentee and to lo...

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