Applying to the PHSRN
The PHSRN funds research workshops and research projects addressing one or more of the following themes:
- translating population health sciences research into policy and practice
- changing behaviour
- developing and validating new and robust methods for measuring exposures
- overcoming barriers to population health sciences research
- synthesizing evidence
The focus of the network's activity from 2010 inwards will be on methodological knowledge transfer. In assessing applications, the Board looks for evidence of:
1. Added value
Could the research be undertaken without Network funding?
Are methodological developments transferable beyond the initial project?
Does the proposal include multidisciplinary skills and expertise?
Does the proposal include at least 2 core members of the Network?
Are other MRC funded research groups, intra- and extramural, working in the field included?
How does the proposal relate to the Network's research themes (see above)?
How does the proposal address the MRC's strategic priorities?
Calls for applications
Proposals for cross unit appointments are invited in any subject area that focuses on 'methodological knowledge transfer'. Please consult the further particulars below. Applications should be submitted by 4pm on 14 September 2012.
This call is now closed.
Applications for workshops should be submitted using the form below. Please read the guidance before completing the form
If you have any queries about applying for a workshop grant, or about any other questions about applying to the PHSRN, please contact the PHSRN Programme Manager, Tannaze Tinati.