Orthopaedics

The Big Lottery - project grants

To fund projects which address the issues, needs and aspirations of local communities and people. Funding projects aimed at developing skills, improving health, revitalising the local environment and enabling people to become more active citizens.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000

Rosetrees Trust - project grants

Encourage applications of a cross-discipline nature and will fund pilot studies.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years
Submission deadline

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Rapid Funding Scheme (RFS)

The Rapid Funding Scheme (RFS) offers researchers the opportunity to apply for funds to conduct rapid baseline data collection, as well as other feasibility work, prior to intervention implementation, for time-limited opportunities such as a natural experiment or similar evaluations of a new public health intervention.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Maximum duration
6 months
Submission deadline

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Systematic Reviews (SR)

Supports production and updates of systematic reviews that are of direct benefit to users of the NHS in England.
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Submission deadline

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Public Health Research (PHR)

Funds research that evaluates public health interventions, providing new knowledge on the benefits, costs, acceptability and wider impacts of non-NHS interventions intended to improve health and reduce inequalities in health.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Submission deadline

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Invention for Innovation (i4i)

To support the application of emerging technologies and demonstrate their usefulness and broader applicability within clinics.
Award programme/theme
Innovation award
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Submission deadline

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Funds research about the clinical and cost effectiveness and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests for NHS users and service providers. The study outcomes should lead to findings that have potential to be of direct benefit to NHS patients.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Submission deadline

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Health Services & Delivery Research (HS&DR)

Funds research to produce rigorous and relevant evidence on the quality, accessibility and organisation of health services. This includes evaluations of how the NHS might improve delivery of services.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Submission deadline

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME)

Supports research that evaluates the clinical efficacy of interventions in patients which may also include the evaluation of disease mechanisms or the mechanisms of action of new treatments.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Submission deadline

Medical Research Council (MRC) - Career Development Award (CDA)

Supports talented non-clinical post-doctoral researchers to lead their own research plans and establish their own research team to make the transition from post-doctoral researcher to independent investigator.
Award programme/theme
Studentship / PhD support
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years
Submission deadline