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Restricted call: NIHR Second Call for Global Health Research Units (internal deadline 20 July 2020)

The NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) is inviting Universities to submit applications to the NIHR Global Health Research Units call, supporting applied health research and the strengthening of research capacity and sustainability, for the direct benefit of people in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). Awards are of up to £7 million over a period of up to 5 years.

  • All applications must have two Joint Lead Applicants (one at an eligible UK institution and one at an eligible LMIC institution on the OECD DAC-list).


Further information on the Global Health Research Units call remit, scope and eligibility requirements can be found in the guidance document.


University Internal selection:


Institutions can only submit two applications to this call. Therefore, this call will be managed according to the University’s restricted calls procedure.


To take part in the internal selection process please submit the attached internal selection form together with a support letter from the Head of the Department / Centre / Institute that will hold the grant, confirming their support for the project and agreement to host the grant to by 20 July 2020.


Funder deadline: Intent to Submit deadline (mandatory) 21 October 2020.


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Posted on 26/06/2020

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