MQ: Transforming Mental Health Fellows Award (CfA, 5th May 2016)

MQ: Transforming Mental Health have recently launched a funding call providing a total of over £1 million to researchers exploring new and better ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness. The MQ: Transforming Mental Health Fellows Award is looking for the best and brightest early-career scientists and clinicians from all corners of the globe and across all scientific disciplines Read the full article…

AHRC network on health and social care prioritisation and funding (University of Liverpool, 15th June 2015)

Medicine, markets and morals (MMM) is a multi-disciplinary research network on health and social care prioritisation and funding, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), led by Dr Lucy Frith (Liverpool) and Professor Cam Donaldson (Glasgow Caledonian University). The debate over health care funding in England is changing and the founding principles of Read the full article…

Latest Funding News from the Wellcome Trust

February 2015 Collaborative and Portfolio Awards now open Collaborative Awards provide groups of researchers with the support to pursue important research questions where a collaborative team effort is required. The scheme provides flexible funding for large-scale cross-disciplinary research led by multiple researchers. Collaborative Awards are available across our funding portfolio in science, medical humanities and Read the full article…

Doctoral Studentship: ‘Representing Communities: Developing the Creative Power of People to Improve Health and Well-being’ at University of Leeds

A funding opportunity at the University of Leeds for someone wanting to do PhD research on how questions of community health and wellbeing interact with twentieth-century literary fictions. The doctoral researcher will conduct an in-depth study of health and wellbeing as they are conceptualised, contextualised and interrogated in contemporary (mid-late 20th and 21st century) British Read the full article…

Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Funding Event (16th October 2013, Durham University)

The meeting is to discuss the expansion of the Wellcome Trust’s Medical Humanities, Research Resources and Society and Ethics funding streams, now open to a wider range of applications from the humanities, the social sciences and the arts. The Medical Humanities stream encourages bold and intellectually rigorous research applications that address important questions at the Read the full article…

Are you or your students thinking of a doctorate in medical humanities? Apply to study at the Centre for Medical Humanities!

ARE YOU OR YOUR STUDENTS THINKING OF A DOCTORATE IN MEDICAL HUMANITIES?   The Durham Centre for Medical Humanities is keen to support applications to the University’s various sources of funding for students holding, or expecting to hold, a first degree at 2:i level in relevant disciplines across the humanities, social sciences or medical sciences. The Read the full article…

AHRC Health Humanities Funding – Announcement expected in 2012

News just circulated through the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS):   The AHRC was at Edinburgh University on Friday 20th July 2012 to consult on the future of its various thematic priorities. Among other things mentioned at this meeting, it was noted that the AHRC will be part of a joint UK-US call on the Read the full article…