i-sense, the EPSRC IRC in Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Disease are now inviting applications for their Exploratory Project funding, to support projects in the area of influenza.
i-sense have up to £500K available to fund up to 8 projects themed around an ‘Early Warning Sensing System for Influenza’.
Pandemic influenza is rated as one of the top threats to global health and a growing challenge for researchers in the UK and worldwide. This funding will give you a unique opportunity to address this global challenge through strong collaboration and become part of a national centre for research excellence.
Exploratory projects are required to be new, short (3-12 month), cross-disciplinary projects. They should involve researchers from two or more partner institutions (UCL, Imperial, LSHTM, Newcastle, Surrey, PHE) and one of the partners must be a current IRC academic.
Closing date for applications: 1st July 2014
Outcome announced: 14th July 2014
Project start date: Projects should start by 1st October 2014
Please send all applications to i-sense Administration and Communications Manager Kailey Nolan at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact i-sense Director, Professor Rachel McKendry at email@example.com, should you need more information.