MICRA seedcorn funding call
(22 November 2017)
The Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) is delighted to announce its Seedcorn award call for 2017/18. This year's call includes joint awards from external partners, including Manchester: Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (MIMIT), The Centre for Ageing Better, Care & Repair England, and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Applications are sought for interdisciplinary research that is clearly related to ageing. The available funding is £6,000 per project. A number of general awards will be made and, in addition to these, MICRA specifically encourages applications to one of its joint awards highlighting the following subjects:
patient determined unmet healthcare and wellbeing needs;
- vascular dementia;
- relationships in later life;
- ageism and inequalities in ageing;
- housing adaptations.
The deadline for applications is 8 January 2018, with a requirement that funds are spent by 31 July 2018. Proposed activity must lead to at least one specific outcome such as a research proposal, a journal article or working manuscript. The commissioning panel will meet in January with the aim of communicating decisions no later than 17 January 2018.
- You can find out more about the call on the MICRA website.