Are you developing or writing a grant application for NIHR funding?

Do you want some dedicated time and space to focus on it?

Apply for our Residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat taking place on Monday 4 March – Wednesday 6 March 2024 at The Spa Hotel, Tunbridge Wells.

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR)'s Applied Research Collaboration and Clinical Research Network in Kent Surrey and Sussex are pleased to offer a unique opportunity for individuals or teams to attend a fully funded, three-day residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat in March 2024.

Benefit from dedicated time to rapidly progress your proposal and during the three days access expertise and training on key skills for grant development.

You should be based in Kent, Surrey, Sussex and intending to apply to any of the NIHR funding streams. You can apply as a team of up to three for project grants or as an individual for fellowship awards. You should be intending to submit an application in the next 12 to 18 months.

Successful applicants will be offered a free place at the retreat which will include food and accommodation, however, travel to and from the retreat must be met by the applicant.

Applications from researchers in the early stages of their career will be prioritised. Project Teams applying should include a researcher in the early stages of their career.

Applications will be assessed according to: importance of the research idea for health and/or social care and relevance to Applied Research Collaboration Kent, Surrey and Sussex themes/Clinical Research Network specialties.

Submit an application online here.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Sunday 26 November 2023.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like advice or support for your application for this retreat. Email us on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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