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November 2014

Applications close soon for ageing-related research

(25 November 2014)

The MICRA Seedcorn Call 2014 deadline is fast approaching, with applications closing on 8 December 2014. The scheme offers £6,000 per project to researchers at The University of Manchester.

The aim of MICRA Seedcorn funding is to further ageing-related research within The University of Manchester. Research must be:

  • explicitly related to ageing
  • interdisciplinary
  • lead to at least one specific outcome, such as a research proposal

Joint awards are on offer with Age UK and Manchester City Council around specific themes of:

  • healthy cognitive ageing
  • vulnerability, resilience and personal wellbeing
  • evidence based service development and evaluation
  • ageing and ethnicity
  • ageing populations and city centres

Full details are attached and available online.