BMA Foundation for Medical Research – grant categories 2018

All the BMA Foundation for Medical Research grants have National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) partnership status.

See all our categories, read the terms and conditions and get more details of the 2018 grants on offer.

 

  • Dawkins & Strutt grant for research into multimorbidity in an ageing population

    Grant amount: £60,000

    To assist research into multimorbidity in an ageing population

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK. Projects must relate to the UK only.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Doris Hillier grant for rheumatism and arthritis

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into rheumatism and arthritis.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • H C Roscoe grant for research into viral diseases of the respiratory system

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To promote research into the elimination of the common cold and/or other viral diseases of the human respiratory system.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK or research scientists working in the UK.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Helen H Lawson grant for research into novel health technologies

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To promote research into novel technologies and/or organisational systems to assist in patient care, primary care or public health.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Josephine Lansdell grant for research into heart disease

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research in the field of heart disease.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Kathleen Harper grant for research into the impact of working pressures on the medical profession

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into the impact of working pressures on the medical profession.

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists in the UK.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Margaret Temple grant for research into schizophrenia

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into schizophrenia.

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK. Projects must relate to the UK only.

    See the terms and conditions

  • T P Gunton grant for research into public health relating to cancer

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into public health relating to cancer.

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK.

    See the terms and conditions

  • The James Trust grant for research into asthma

    Grant amount: £65,000

    To assist research into asthma.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • The Scholarship grant for research into the effectiveness of reasonable adjustments for patients with learning disabilities

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into the evaluation of the effectiveness of reasonable adjustments (as required by the Equality Act) for patients with learning disabilities, especially the additional communication skills and communication tools needed to enhance their health literacy and compliance with investigations and treatment.

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Vera Down grant for research into neurological disorders

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into neurological disorders.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions