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FBMH Researcher Development schemes

Three funding schemes are available to support Researcher Development in the Faculty:

  • Research Dissemination Fund  (previously Intl Conference Fund)
  • Research Collaboration Fund 
  • Training, Visits, Workshops and Discipline-Hopping scheme (funded by the Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund)

Please follow the links below to find out full details of each scheme, including eligibility, what is covered by awards, and how to apply.

Overview of the schemes

  Research Dissemination Fund for Research Staff (UoM) Research Collaboration Fund for
Research Staff (UoM) 
Training, Visits, Workshops and Discipline-Hopping Fund for Research Staff (ISSF)

Develop presentation and communication skills, have research peer reviewed.

Establish networks for potential future collaborations.

Establish a collaborative research project
with a cross disciplinary partner, leading to external funding bids; a collaborative research grant or fellowship application 

Develop skills in a different discipline, benefitting self and home research community.

Acquire new techniques and technologies as part of a wider collaboration.

Award value Up to £500 per award Up to £5000 per award Up to £2500 per award 
Example expenditure Conference presentations, Public engagement workshops, Publication costs and adapting materials.  Networking or workshop costs. Staff and consumables costs for feasibility and pilot studies or preliminary research data.  Course fees, travel and accommodation. 
Eligibility FBMH staff employed on a research only contract FBMH staff employed on a research only contract Cross-UoM research staff within Wellcome remit
Applications Rolling Rolling Rolling
Assessment Monthly Monthly Monthly

Full scheme details and how to apply