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NICHS Scientific Research Grants 2019 - Call for Applications Now Open

Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS) is pleased to announce that applications have now opened for the 2018/19 round of scientific research grants.

Closing date is Monday 20th August 2018.

Our Scientific Research Budget for 2019 is £400,000.

Details of projects previously funded can be found on our website

To download an Application Form, Guidance Notes and other information, please visit

Applications will undergo a rigorous external peer review process before being considered and evaluated by the Scientific Research Committee at its meeting in January 2019. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by February 2019.

Applicants are encouraged to seek professional research design and statistical advice before submission. The Scientific Research Committee is paying particular attention to this requirement and has very high standards and expertise in this field.

NICHS is running Application and Research Design Workshops with Professor Mike Clarke on the following dates:

NICHS HQ Dublin Road-  Wednesday 13th June 2018,  09.00-12.30

Ulster University Coleraine- Wednesday 20th June 2018, 10.00-13.30

To register your interest, contact the Research and Impact Manager Dr Frances Campbell by email on or by phone: (028) 9026 6712.