Resuscitation Council UK Special COVID-19 Grant Call

The Resuscitation Council (UK) Research and Development Grants support high-quality, methodologically robust medical education research and clinical research projects and the generation of new knowledge in resuscitation science and education.

RC (UK) has issued a special call through the Research and Development Grants programme to support projects that will further understanding of COVID-19 and resuscitation and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the resuscitation community. Funding is available over a maximum of three years to support direct project costs, including project staff and equipment.

Applications are invited from individuals working in the NHS, social care, university departments, professional organisations and charities who are seeking support for robust, well-designed study proposals – ranging from basic science to practice-based research evaluation or attitudinal insights – that will further understanding of COVID and resuscitation

Application is open to doctors, nurses, resuscitation officers or other professions allied to medicine. The lead investigator must hold a tenured position an official health or social care setting, NHS setting or UK university organisation. The project proposer and project lead must be based in the UK.

Applicants should have a credible track record of conducting such research projects or have appropriate supervision. Applications are also accepted from those on a higher degree programme (MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD) where associated with high-quality research.

Applications are submitted online via the RC (UK) website.

Applications for the special COVID-19 Call must be submitted by the deadline of 6 January 2021 (5pm).

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