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MRC strategic GCRF awards

Visit our application deadlines page to find out about the latest GCRF opportunities.

GCRF Foundation Awards

Infections: £11 million, 21 awards

Non-communicable diseases: £11 million, 20 awards

体育直播站the 2016 foundation awards were flexible, moderately sized, short to medium-term investments targeting research questions of relevance to existing or future lmic health needs.

体育直播站this included:

  • early-phase discovery and translation research
  • extension of existing research to global settings
  • population studies, sample/data collection
  • novel research tools and techniques
  • development of collaborations, partnerships and teams.

the scheme enabled researchers to lay the foundations for future large-scale funding applications that would ensure the sustainability of the project outputs.

Grant reference

Grant holder

Research organisation

Project title

体育直播站mr/p023754/1

paul elkington

university of southampton

体育直播站bioengineering to combat the tuberculosis pandemic

mr/p023843/1

david mabey

london school of hygiene and tropical medicine

体育直播站studies towards infectious disease elimination on the bijagos archipelago of guinea bissau

体育直播站mr/p024084/1

michael begon

university of liverpool

optimal control strategies for rodent-borne zoonoses in brazilian slum settlements

mr/p024270/1

beate kampmann

体育直播站mrc unit, the gambia

evaluating novel diagnostics and enabling preventive measures for childhood tuberculosis between the uk and partners in sub-saharan africa

体育直播站mr/p024335/1

体育直播站bethan purse

nerc centre for ecology and hydrology

体育直播站optimising forest benefits whilst minimising impacts of emerging zoonotic diseases: co-developing an interdisciplinary tool for forests in india

mr/p024378/1

rachel mckendry

体育直播站university college london

m-africa: building mobile phone-connected diagnostics and online care pathways to support hiv prevention and management in decentralised settings.

体育直播站mr/p024416/1

julian griffin

university of cambridge

identification of specific metabolites in mycolactone producing mycobacteria and buruli ulcer infection: diagnostic biomarkers through metabolomic

体育直播站mr/p024483/1

体育直播站jeremy mottram

university of york

assessing treatment with miltefosine as an intervention strategy for visceral leishmaniasis in brazil

体育直播站mr/p024548/1

体育直播站adrian martineau

queen mary, university of london

体育直播站evaluation of a novel microbiological diagnostic test for latent tuberculosis infection in ethiopia (micro-ltbi)

体育直播站mr/p024661/1

paul kaye

university of york

towards a global research network for the molecular pathological stratification of leishmaniasis.

mr/p024920/1

体育直播站james wright

体育直播站university of southampton

drinking-water under a "one health" lens: quantifying microbial contamination pathways between livestock and drinking-water

体育直播站mr/p025064/1

graham cooke

imperial college london

search: southeast asian research collaborative in hepatitis

体育直播站mr/p02520x/1

体育直播站martin james donnelly

liverpool school of tropical medicine

体育直播站using spatial statistics and genomics to develop epidemiologically relevant definitions of insecticide resistance in african malaria vectors

mr/p025226/1

james wood

university of cambridge

体育直播站the dynamics of filovirus infection in bats in ghana

体育直播站mr/p025285/1

体育直播站lisa reimer

liverpool school of tropical medicine

a vector excreta surveillance system (vess) to support the rapid detection of vector-borne diseases

体育直播站mr/p025307/1

benjamin makepeace

university of liverpool

rapid diagnosis of onchocerciasis using urinary biomarkers

mr/p025404/1

gabriella gibson

university of greenwich

体育直播站human decoy trap; operational and social acceptability of novel tool to improve surveillance and control of mosquitoes and other disease vectors

体育直播站mr/p025447/1

poppy lamberton

university of glasgow

体育直播站cultural, social and economic influences on ongoing schistosoma mansoni transmission, despite a decade of mass treatment, and the potential for change

mr/p025471/1

rupert quinnell

university of leeds

体育直播站developing a strategy for cysticercosis control in rwanda, to reduce the burden of epilepsy

mr/p025501/1

体育直播站heather ferguson

体育直播站university of glasgow

体育直播站development of a new tool for malaria mosquito surveillance to improve vector control

体育直播站mr/p02551x/1

javier guitian

体育直播站royal veterinary college

a one health approach to the investigation and control of mers-cov among camel and human populations in jordan as a potential model for the region

GCRF Non-Communicable Diseases

Grant reference

Grant holder

Research organisation

Project title

mr/p022006/1

kevin mortimer

体育直播站liverpool school of tropical medicine

体育直播站lung health in africa across the life course

体育直播站mr/p023851/1

体育直播站amelia crampin

体育直播站london school of hygiene and tropical medicine

understanding non-communicable diseases (ncd) and the role of infection in africa: building a partnership to generate big data

mr/p02386x/1

体育直播站neil pearce

london school of hygiene and tropical medicine

chronic kidney disease of unknown cause (ckdu) in disadvantaged communities in low-and-middle income countries (lmics)

mr/p023894/1

bhismadev chakrabarti

university of reading

development & validation of a scalable mobile platform for screening of developmental neuropsychiatric disorders in low-resource settings

mr/p024033/1

paul kelly

体育直播站queen mary, university of london

体育直播站novel therapeutic approaches to malnutrition enteropathy

体育直播站mr/p024114/1

体育直播站monica lakhanpaul

university college london

integrated health, education and environmental (hee) intervention to optimise infant feeding practices through schools and anganwadi networks in india

mr/p024297/1

体育直播站moin saleem

体育直播站university of bristol

体育直播站trans-national cohorts of nephrotic syndrome - a unified approach to a global chronic disease

mr/p024351/1

christian ottensmeier

university of southampton

mica: immunotherapy for oral cancer prevention and treatment

体育直播站mr/p024408/1

james woodcock

university of cambridge

体育直播站towards an integrated global transport and health assessment tool (tigthat)

体育直播站mr/p024513/1

david lalloo

体育直播站liverpool school of tropical medicine

体育直播站health in a changing climate: the dynamic challenge of snake bite in south asia

体育直播站mr/p024696/1

kim graham

体育直播站cardiff university

体育直播站developing low-cost cognitive tools for dementia assessment in low-to-middle income countries (lmics)

mr/p024718/1

helen elsey

体育直播站university of leeds

surveys for urban equity: getting, and using, the data needed to respond to neglected non-communicable diseases in urban areas in lmics

体育直播站mr/p025080/1

体育直播站zhengming chen

university of oxford

assessing health risks associated with exposure to household and ambient air pollution in rural and urban china

体育直播站mr/p025102/1

gene feder

university of bristol

improving the primary health care response to violence against women in low and middle income countries

体育直播站mr/p025153/1

体育直播站michelle holdsworth

university of sheffield

dietary transitions in african cities: leveraging evidence for interventions and policy to prevent diet-related non-communicable diseases (ncds)

mr/p025188/1

体育直播站sarah hawkes

体育直播站university college london

体育直播站analysing the policy and governance environment for ncd control, and identifying potential policy options.

mr/p025250/1

nigel unwin

体育直播站university of cambridge

体育直播站developing theory and methods for evaluating the impact of community food initiatives on ncd risk, social and economic wellbeing and the environment.

体育直播站mr/p025420/1

体育直播站richard sullivan

king's college london

体育直播站comparison of traditional vs. virtual simulation-enhanced training for scaling the cervical cancer surgery workforce in zambia

体育直播站mr/p025463/1

体育直播站bernard keavney

the university of manchester

体育直播站a north-south partnership in congenital heart disease (chd)

mr/p02548x/1

melanie davies

体育直播站university of leicester

体育直播站extending availability of self-management structured education programmes for people with type 2 diabetes in low-to-middle income countries (extend)

GCRF Call in Networks for Vaccine R&D

£5 million, five awards

体育直播站with co-funding from bbsrc, the aim was to support a small number of multidisciplinary networks, foster collaboration, facilitate wider cross-disciplinary integrative participation (including biological, medical, engineering and physical sciences, environmental and social science research (where appropriate)) and build capability which together contributed to and underpinned the development of novel approaches in vaccines r&d.

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Project title

体育直播站mr/r005850/1

helen mcshane

university of oxford

vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens (validate)

mr/r005958/1

体育直播站tim connelley

体育直播站university of edinburgh

international veterinary vaccinology network

mr/r005974/1

calman maclennan

university of birmingham

bactivac

mr/r005982/1

peter openshaw

imperial college london

体育直播站human infection challenge vaccine (hic-vac) network

mr/r005990/1

体育直播站beate kampmann

imperial college london

体育直播站imprint: immunising pregnant women and infants network

MRC-AHRC Global Public Health

£2 million, 14 awards

the aim of this activity was to build interdisciplinary research capability and to support research innovation across the mrc and ahrc communities, building and strengthening uk and international research collaboration and partnerships for global public health benefit.

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Project title

体育直播站mr/r024448/1

cindy m gray

university of glasgow

culture and bodies: an interdisciplinary approach to non-communicable disease prevention in malawi and tanzania

体育直播站mr/r024278/1

marie claire van hout

liverpool john moores university

promoting sexual health and accessible hiv prevention, treatment, care and support services for women prisoners in zimbabwe and malawi.

mr/r024286/1

jenevieve mannell

体育直播站university college london

体育直播站exploring narrative storytelling as mental health support for women experiencing gender-based violence in high prevalence settings

体育直播站mr/r024324/1

体育直播站cornelia guell

university of exeter

historical and epidemiological transitions in urban caribbean foodscapes: understanding the past to enhance future healthy eating

体育直播站mr/r024405/1

体育直播站dk arvind

university of edinburgh

public health initiative on lmic air pollution (philap)

mr/r024480/1

nervo xavier verdezoto dias

university of leicester

healthy crossroads in pregnancy care (hcpc) - a scoping and participatory design study of the potential for icts to improve maternal health in india

体育直播站mr/r024502/1

shane declan doyle

university of leeds

maternal mortality in east africa

体育直播站mr/r024510/1

体育直播站andrew shennan

king's college london

体育直播站the happee partnership project (humanities and arts in preventing pre-eclampsia complications through community engagement and education)

mr/r024553/1

evelyn lynne lohfeld-uzunoz

queen's university of belfast

documenting how the arts and storytelling can save lives: the viet nam breast cancer project

mr/r024596/1

体育直播站alan robert smyth

university of nottingham

体育直播站women's empowerment and child health: exploring the impact of rojiroti microfinance in poor communities in bihar, northern india

mr/r024618/1

lauren marion stewart

体育直播站goldsmiths college

developing a community singing-based intervention for perinatal mental health in the gambia

体育直播站mr/r024693/1

merlin willcox

体育直播站university of southampton

family planning: fact or fiction?

体育直播站mr/r024723/1

sally haw

university of stirling

right to health in prison

mr/r024731/1

edward duncan

university of stirling

the rtrt partnership: reducing traffic-related trauma - a community-based prevention and first-response programme intervention for malawi and beyond.

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Confidence in Global Mental Health Research

£2 million, 10 awards

体育直播站the purpose of this call was to provide institutional “pump-priming” funds that would lay the grounds for future large scale, multidisciplinary, cross-country global mental health research bids to address issues of primary relevance to lmic.

Grant reference

Grant holder

Research organisation

Project title

体育直播站mr/r019541/1

体育直播站alison murray

university of aberdeen

体育直播站early-life origins of brain resilience to mental illness and cognitive impairment across the life-course

体育直播站mr/r018448/1

athula sumathipala

keele university

体育直播站establishing a child and adolescent twin register for research and capacity building on the aetiology of mental illness in sri lanka and other lmic

体育直播站mr/r018529/1

体育直播站mark johnson

birkbeck college

体育直播站mica: braintools phase 1: optimising neurodevelopmental outcomes for global health

mr/r018677/1

glyn lewis

university college london

community violence and adolescent mental health in brazil

mr/r01910x/1

体育直播站andrew mcintosh

体育直播站university of edinburgh

a network for studying psychological resilience in low and middle-income countries (nesp)

mr/r019460/1

体育直播站helen fisher

体育直播站king's college london

identifying depression early in adolescence (idea) king's-brazil-nepal-nigeria network

mr/r019606/1

体育直播站charles richard newton

体育直播站university of oxford

体育直播站the influence of executive function on mental health in vulnerable adolescents: a multi-site low and middle income country approach

体育直播站mr/r019622/1

marcus munafo

体育直播站university of bristol

体育直播站confidence in global mental health research

体育直播站mr/r019797/1

体育直播站pui-ying iroh tam

体育直播站liverpool school of tropical medicine

neurodevelopmental disorders in lmic settings - creation of a network and analysis of diagnostic abilities of tools to identify children early.

体育直播站mr/r019991/1

体育直播站jonathan burns

体育直播站university of exeter

gcrf: trauma and adverse childhood experiences springboard (traces)

MRC Confidence in Global Nutrition and Health Research

£2 million, 11 awards

the purpose of this call was to provide institutional “pump-priming” funds to lay the grounds for future large scale, multidisciplinary, cross-country global nutrition and health research bids addressing issues of primary relevance to lmic.

Grant reference

Grant holder

Research organisation

Project title

体育直播站mr/r018545/1

caroline fall

体育直播站mrc lifecourse epidemiology unit

体育直播站collaborative network for adolescent nutrition and health in sub-saharan africa and india

mr/r019118/1

体育直播站john mclaughlin

体育直播站the university of manchester

体育直播站mango: manchester global omics initiative for nutritional health

体育直播站mr/r019177/1

体育直播站sophie moore

king's college london

creating an open access knowledge hub of nutritional biomarkers for use in global health settings

体育直播站mr/r019258/1

gary frost

体育直播站imperial college london

体育直播站the role of nutrients, gut dysfunction and the gut microbiome in determining health outcomes in undernutrition

mr/r019428/1

jason gill

university of glasgow

体育直播站development of nutritional strategies for diabetes prevention in malawian adults at high diabetes risk

mr/r019436/1

andrew prendergast

体育直播站queen mary university of london

interdisciplinary interventions for stunting and wasting in zimbabwe, zambia and pakistan

体育直播站mr/r019576/1

paul finglas

quadram institute bioscience

体育直播站capacity building in dietary monitoring and public health nutrition in the eastern mediterranean region countries

体育直播站mr/r019657/1

paula griffiths

loughborough university

uk-africa network to improve the nutrition of infants and young children living in poverty (nino lip) in urbanising sub-saharan african countries

mr/r019789/1

体育直播站stephen allen

liverpool school of tropical medicine

improving the survival, growth and developmental of low birth weight newborns through better nutrition

体育直播站mr/r020183/1

andrew prentice

体育直播站mrc unit, the gambia

体育直播站creating a west african bioresource for nutritional genetics and epigenetics

mr/r020221/1

angus hunter

体育直播站university of stirling

体育直播站protein deficiency, sarcopenia and cardiometabolic risk in older urban black cape town populations: feasibility studies

AMR in a Global Context (PDF, 148KB)

Development awards

£796,000, 10 awards

Consortia awards

£12 million, four awards

体育直播站this call, which the mrc administered on behalf of the partnership, had two stages, an obligatory developmental phase to provide seed funding followed by a consortia phase.

the call aimed to support three to four interdisciplinary research consortia taking a whole systems approach to identify the burden and primary drivers of amr and specifically antibacterial resistance (abr) in low and middle income countries (lmic).

Grant reference

Grant holder

Research organisation

Project title

mr/r014876/1

alistair boxall

体育直播站university of york

drivers of human exposure to antibacterial resistance in the sri lankan environment

体育直播站mr/r014914/1

richard sullivan

体育直播站king's college london

体育直播站"iraqibacter": exploring the links between war and antimicrobial resistance

体育直播站mr/r014922/1

matthew beardsall avison

university of bristol

one health drivers of antibacterial resistance in thailand

体育直播站mr/r015031/1

mathew holden

university of st andrews

体育直播站holistic approach towards unravelling antibiotic resistance in east africa

体育直播站mr/r015058/1

christopher quince

体育直播站university of warwick

novel inter-disciplinary approaches for identifying and tackling the spread of antimicrobial resistance through environmental pathways in pakistan

mr/r015066/1

ruth nicolet zadoks

体育直播站university of glasgow

supporting the national action plan on amr in tanzania (snap-amr)

体育直播站mr/r015074/1

体育直播站nicholas alexander feasey

liverpool school of tropical medicine

how do human and bacterial behaviour interact in urban and rural african environments to facilitate the stable acquisition of antimicrobial resistance

体育直播站mr/r015090/1

eric maurice fevre

university of liverpool

partnership for a cross-disciplinary approach to the ecology of antimicrobial drug resistance in kenya

体育直播站mr/r015104/1

javier guitian

体育直播站royal veterinary college

体育直播站towards controlling antimicrobial resistance in global aquatic animal food systems by enhancing collective resilience (amfora)

体育直播站mr/r015147/1

体育直播站john walley

体育直播站university of leeds

体育直播站containing antimicrobial resistance in rural cambodia: a one-health multi-disciplinary intervention to improve village healthcare and farming practice

mr/s004815/1

体育直播站ruth nicolet zadoks

university of glasgow

supporting the national action plan for antimicrobial resistance (snap-amr) in tanzania

mr/s004769/1

体育直播站matthew beardsall avison

university of bristol

one health drivers of antibacterial resistance in thailand

mr/s004785/1

matthew holden

university of st andrews

holistic approach to unravel antibacterial resistance in east africa (hatua)

体育直播站mr/s004793/1

nicholas alexander feasey

liverpool school of tropical medicine

体育直播站drivers of resistance in uganda and malawi: the drum consortium

GCRF Antimicrobial Target Discovery and Validation

£4 million, three awards

to complement the wide range of research supported by the mrc, including through the cross-council amr initiative, and build on the uk’s excellent discovery bacteriology research. supported multidisciplinary networks/collaborations to develop innovative approaches to accelerate the antimicrobial pipeline, with a focus on lmic.

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mr/s00467x/1

giancarlo augusto biagini

liverpool school of tropical medicine

体育直播站mica: new combination therapy against mdr tb targeting the respiratory chain

mr/s004394/1

jeremy stuart brown

university college london

adjunct antibody therapy for severe antibiotic-resistant acinetobacter baumannii infections

mr/s004688/1

peter monk

university of sheffield

adhesion to host cell membrane microdomains in cornea as an antimicrobial target to prevent corneal ulceration

Cancer research and global health initiative

£1.9 million, 11 awards

the purpose of this call was to provide “pump-priming” funds to undertake projects to generate preliminary data and establish, expand and consolidate uk-lmic partnerships.

applications had to be led by principal investigators based in uk institutions, with at least one lmic-based researcher named as co-investigator.

successful partnerships would define research questions in a field or interrelated fields, assess the viability of proposed approaches relevant to the local socioeconomic and cultural context, gather preliminary findings, and develop and test the feasibility of sustainable uk-lmic research partnerships.

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Grant holder

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体育直播站mr/s014268/1

体育直播站elinor sawyer

体育直播站king's college london

molecular genetics of lobular breast cancer in a south african cohort and effect of hiv infection.

mr/s014527/1

体育直播站ewen m harrison

university of edinburgh

feasibility of a cluster randomised trial of a nutritional intervention to improve outcomes after cancer surgery in low-income countries

mr/s013865/1

体育直播站sarah barman

kingston university

classification of oral lesions using deep learning for early detection of oral cancer

体育直播站mr/s01411x/1

体育直播站robert michael ewing

university of southampton

towards new therapeutic strategies: zika-driven oncolysis of brain tumor cells

体育直播站mr/s014349/1

michael donnelly

体育直播站queen's university of belfast

a study of the implementation of population-based bowel cancer screening in malaysia

mr/s014438/1

体育直播站arnie david purushotham

king's college london

a pilot study to develop an efficacious oral cancer screening strategy for india

mr/s014535/1

体育直播站matthew allsop

university of leeds

体育直播站understanding data and information needs for palliative cancer care to target mobile phone-based intervention development in uganda and zimbabwe

mr/s014551/1

ling yang

体育直播站university of oxford

体育直播站developing a multiplex serology panel to detect and quantify epstein-barr virus infection

mr/s01473x/1

体育直播站david james adams

体育直播站wellcome trust sanger institute

体育直播站identifying the drivers and vulnerabilities of acral lentiginous melanoma through the study of pdx models from latin american patients

mr/s014985/1

体育直播站julian peto

体育直播站london school of hygiene and tropical medicine

preventing cervical cancer in older vietnamese women

mr/s015027/1

jonine figueroa

university of edinburgh

improving earlier diagnosis and precision medicine for reduced mortality of breast cancer in kenya

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