20 January 2013

2013 BMA Research Grants

The BMA was among the first of the professional bodies to award grants and prizes to encourage and further medical research. Today, around ten research grants are administered under the auspices of the Board of Science, all funded by legacies left to the BMA. Grants totalling approximately £500,000 are awarded annually. Applications are invited from medical practitioners and/or research scientists and are for either research in progress or prospective research.

The 2013 research grants are now available to apply for online on the BMA website -
www.bma.org.uk. The application deadline is 15 March 2013 at 5pm.

Subject specifications for each grant vary. For example, in 2013, research areas range from rheumatism and arthritis, cardiovascular disease and cancer to neurological disorders and terminal care. For more information on the grants on offer in 2013 and details of how to apply, please see:
www.bma.org.uk/researchgrants

Please disseminate this information as widely as possible, in particular to any potential applicants.

If you have any questions about the BMA research grants, or would like to receive alerts about them, please contact Hugh Garnett at
info.sciencegrants@bma.org.uk or telephone 020 7383 6755.

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