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Diabetes UK: Small Grants and Project Grants

  Wednesday, 01 Dec 2021 | Funding Deadline

Diabetes UK aims to improve lives through pioneering research into all forms of diabetes and diabetes-related complications. The work they support helps us understand the causes of diabetes, bring about life-changing breakthroughs in care, treatment and prevention and brings us closer to a cure.

The following calls are open for application:

  • Project grants: For high quality, hypothesis driven diabetes research projects, lasting up to five years and costing less than £500,000. Current research priority areas are: (1) New glucose monitoring technologies in inpatient care; (2) Understanding the pathogenesis of diabetes that develops atypically, or in minority populations

Deadline for applications: 01 December 2021


  • Early-Career Small Grants: supports early-career basic scientists and members of Allied Health Professions to undertake small research projects related to diabetes. The scheme will enable scientists at an early stage in their career to develop their work and go on to obtain additional grant funding from other organisations. Nurses, pharmacists and members of the Allied Health Professions who meet the eligibility criteria may apply through this scheme.

Deadline for applications: 01 December 2021