Rheumatology

Paediatric rheumatologists care for children and young people with a range of conditions, from mechanical pains and juvenile arthritis to complex multi-system inflammatory disorders - find out more about this sub-specialty.

Versus Arthritis - Outstanding Fellows Prize

The Versus Arthritis Outstanding Fellows Prize will be awarded in two categories in 2020 – the Versus Arthritis Outstanding Fellows Prize (early career category) and the Versus Arthritis Outstanding Fellows Prize (late career category). Each prize will recognise academic achievements, research outputs and contribution to new knowledge with the potential for significant impact on the quality of life of people with arthritis.
Award programme/theme
Innovation award

Versus Arthritis - Senior Research Fellowship

Awarded to outstanding medical, veterinary, nurse and allied health professional or science graduates committed to a research career in any discipline relevant to arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
Over £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years
Submission deadline

Versus Arthritis - Starter Grants

Provides funding to enable research active clinical lecturers to pursue their research work, gather preliminary data and so further strengthen their applications for longer term fellowships and funding.
Award programme/theme
Starter grant / pilot grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Maximum duration
2 years
Submission deadline

The Lister Institute - Research Prizes

Funds tenured and non-tenured researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians to undertake high quality biomedical research and has no priority diseases or restrictions on the research area supported.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
5 years
Submission deadline

Muscular Dystrophy UK - Research Grant

Funds research clinical research to improve understanding of the progression of neuromuscular conditions and their impact on the quality of life of patients and families as well as to establish best practice in symptom management.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years

BMA Foundation - Medical Research Grants

Provides funding for a variety of different subject areas, ranging from research into rheumatism and arthritis, to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological disorders.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years