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Researcher-led workstream

The HS&DR Programme's researcher-led workstream  is an ongoing funding opportunity with three cut-off dates per year for outline applications. 

The last cut off date was on the 3 October 2013. A new call will be available on the web site from 1pm on 7 October 2013 and the call close date will be 1pm on 30 January 2014.

You can sign up for HS&DR Programme funding alerts and bulletins by emailing us at Please give your name, job title and organisation in the body of the message.  

Further information for applicants

Tips for applicants – this provides advice on how to prepare a competitive proposal. We strongly recommend that you read this before you begin.

Resources for applicants

Application Process

Word version of the Outline Application Form

Anyone can submit an idea for a research topic. If you would like to suggest a topic relating to healthcare where you feel more research is needed, please send it to

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