The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Research and Innovation

Adult Therapies

Below is a range of research funding opportunities specific to Adult Therapies.


Autistica offers funding calls for a range of priority areas and Future Leader awards. See their website here.


BRACE will consider applications for PhD studentships, pilot projects and equipment grants. For submission dates please see here.

British Scoliosis Research Foundation

The BSRF launch a range of research funding opportunities on a bi-annual basis. They are Small exploratory grant, New investigation grant and Major research grant, available to appropriately qualified professionals such as scientists, clinicians, and allied health professionals (nurses, psychologists or physiotherapists).

Submission deadlines; 31st January and 1st August.

Further details here.

British Skin Foundation

The British Skin Foundation invites applications for the BSF Research Award, BSF Studentship Award, BSF Fellowship Award, BSF Young Investigator Award from October 2020 hereSubmission deadline; March 2021.


There are two grant calls per year which are advertised on the DEBRA International website with submission of applications to be made in the spring and autumn. Look out for the Autumn call here.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan and the NCRI will be hosting a three-day residential research workshop on cancer-related fatigue (postponed due to COVID, applications still welcome). They welcome applicants from all backgrounds. To apply please go here.

MQ: Transforming Mental Health

MQ have targeted funding opportunities and fellowships here.

Psoriasis Association

Psoriasis Association open their next round of funding opportunities inclusive of PhD studentships and small grants in September 2020 here.

Scleroderma and Raynaud's UK

SRUK have launched the 2020-21 Research Grant Call entitled ‘Improving Quality of Life in Raynaud’s and Systemic Sclerosis, further information can be found here.

The Encephalitis Society

Encephalitis and Covid-19 - International Research Seed Funding call is open to apply for up to £10,000 over 18 months. Submission deadline 31st August 2020. For further details of this and other funding opportunities, please see here.

Tuberous Sclerosis Association

This charity offers funding for PhD studentships, Fellowships and Project grants with two rounds per year, see here.

LTHT Research funding application support

For support with preparing and submitting a research funding application, please do not hesitate to contact Bex Savage via email;