June Hancock Mesothelioma Fund supports new studies – deadline 10 December

The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund invites expressions of interest for funding in the following funding bands

Pump-priming or small grants

Up to £30,000 for research that will test or generate new or innovative ideas or collect pilot data or conduct systematic reviews to support larger research proposals to funding councils or other funding bodies.

Feasibility/early translational studies

Up to £150,000 for research in preparation for full research proposals or trials; observational studies or proof of concept studies.
Major study proposal:  up to £300,000 for research that is closer to impact and likely to be of benefit to patients sooner.

Post-graduate Fellowships (Doctoral or Masters level>

We will fund full or part-time studentships for UK students including the fee payment, stipend and a research training support grant.

We accept researcher-led or fellowship applications for pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma projects including basic science research, translation and applied research.

Please note we do not fund infrastructure projects; service development; audits or surveys (unless a survey is an integral component of a research study).

Deadline for submission of completed Expressions of Interest is Friday 10 December 2021.

Short-listed applicants will be invited to submit a full research proposal and the final submission date notified.

To request an application form and a copy of the Guidelines for Applicants or if you have a query about the application process, please email: [email protected]