The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Research and Innovation

Emergency & Speciality Medicine

Below is a range of research funding opportunities targeted at Emergency & Speciality Medicine.

Asthma UK & British Lung Foundation Partnership

A range of funding is available including senior fellowships, project grants and innovation grants. Find out more here.


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

British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation offers research funding opportunities throughout the year ranging from project and programme awards, infrastructure, fellowships for medical, nurses and other healthcare professionals, springboard and starter grants, meeting and travel bursaries throughout the year. For further details, please see here

British Society for Research on Ageing

The BSRA offers a range of small sums of funding for equipment, workshops, publication costs and patient public involvement here.

Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation

The Professor David Matthews Non-Clinical Fellowship 2020 covers up to 3 years funding of £65,000 per year including salary, consumables and some support costs.

Submission deadline; Due to the impact of COVID-19 this funding round has been deferred until October 2020.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK have a range of fellowships, early career small grants, and co-funding opportunities with other charities and funding bodies. For details of each call, see here.


JDRF offer a wide range of funding opportunities in the field of type 1 diabetes which can be found here.

Niemann-Pick Research Foundation

The NPRF welcomes applications for grants at any time of the year. Details of priority areas and how to apply can be found here.

The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation

Novo Nordisk UK has Research Fellowships, Small Grants and funding to attend conferences. For further details see here.

Orthopaedic Research UK

ORUK present The Ronald Furlong Fund, aimed at start up projects to better the lives of those with bone and joint conditions.

Submission deadline; applications are open all year round here.

Royal College of Surgeons of England

We offer a wide range of research fellowships, awards, grants and lectureships to support all career stages, from medical students through to consultants working in university departments and hospitals throughout the UK and abroad. For more information about schemes, please see here.

Society for Endocrinology

Society for Endocrinology offer a vast range of grants including project, equipment, travel and starter grants, studentships and prizes and awards. Details can be found here.

Stroke Association

Stroke Association have a range of different fellowship schemes with some in partnership with MRC, NIHR and charities as well as targeted priority funding calls which can be found here.

The Abbeyfield Research Foundation

The Abbeyfield Research Foundation is all about research for older people. Funding opportunities available are PhD studentships, Small project grants and Pump-priming grants, of which the next round will be October 2020 details can be found here.

The Royal College of Anaesthetists

The RCA via the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia have a range of travel bursaries, fellowships and project grants available here.

William Harvey Research Foundation

WHRF will fund Innovation Award Research Projects, PhD Studentships and research fellowships as well as cutting edge-equipment to facilitate a research project, 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;