UK funding sources and opportunities

NIHR Research Design Service

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funds the Research Design Service (RDS) to provide design and methodological support to health and social care researchers across England to develop grant applications to the NIHR and other national peer-reviewed funding programmes

► RDS website 

 NIHR website

Research Professional

Research Professional includes a searchable database of global funding opportunities, including those from charity, government and pharmaceutical organisations. Research Professional has a customised email alert function. Access requires subscription by your home institution.

► Research Professional website


AMRC member profiles

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health research charities in the UK. They provide profiles of their members, including information on what they fund, their committee members and descriptions of their peer review processes.

► The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) member profiles webpage