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Grants

Grants

Important notice

In response to our second BSN membership survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on your research, we have launched a second exceptional grant scheme aimed at helping to safeguard the future of neuroendocrine research and reopened our project support grant aimed at enabling postdoctoral scientists or students to carry out the best possible neuroendocrine research project.

Applications must be made through the BSN membership portal, you will need to log-in and then navigate to Me and the BSN > Grants

Scheme Purpose Eligibility Max Amount Deadline Dates Rules and Application Form

Reimbursement of Early Bird Registration fees for BSN-SNE 4th joint meeting

To provide financial support to members who apply for the BSN-SNE 4th joint meeting.

A member of the BSN for at least 6 months

 

The BSN will pay the early bird registration fee of €70 for full members or €40 for ECR/technician members.

(Early Career Reasearchers are undergraduates, postgraduates and postdocs)

1 July 2021 Follow this link for more information and to apply

Undergraduate Student Laboratory Experience Grant

May 2021

To provide some financial support for a student who undertakes a vacation lab project

The host supervisor should apply on behalf of the student that they consider to be suitable for a project in their lab. The host supervisor must have been a member of the BSN for at least 6 months.

Students can be of any nationality.

Undergraduate students or students immediately after graduation or prior to starting MSc or PhD studies are eligible

£2,440 1 May 2021 Follow this link for more information and to apply

Project Support Grant

March  2021

To provide support for consumables/other research costs to enable postdoctoral scientists or students to carry out the best possible neuroendocrine research project Postdoctoral researchers and students who are full  members and have been members of the BSN for at least 6 months £7,000 1 March 2021 Follow this link for more information and to apply
COVID-19 EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT GRANT 2021 - For PhD students To cover up to three months’ stipend or bench fees for PhD students PhD students who have been members of the BSN since 15 October 2020 £7,000 1 March 2021 Follow this link for more information and to apply
COVID-19 EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT GRANT 2021 - For current project support grant holders For current project support grant holders, where the outcomes of these grants are under threat Current Project Support grant holders £2,000 1 March 2021 Follow this link for more information and to apply
COVID-19 EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT GRANT 2021 - For Postdocs To cover up to three months’ salary for postdocs Postdocs who have been members of the BSN since 15 October 2020 £7,000 1 March 2021 Follow this link for more information and to apply
COVID-19 EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT GRANT 2021 - For COVID-19 Related Animal Costs To provide support for COVID-19 related animal costs required for completion of work

Early Career Researchers who have been members of the BSN since 15 October 2020

£2,000 1 March 2021 Follow this link for more information and to apply

Grants Panel

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Dr Michelle Bellingham

Glasgow

Treasurer

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Dr Kate Ellacott

Exeter

General Secretary

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Dr Rebecca Dumbell

Nottingham

Communications Secretary

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Dr Gisela Helfer

Bradford

Grants Committee chair/Grants Secretary

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Dr Chinedu Udeh-Momoh

London

Diversity and Inclusion Secretary

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Prof Allan Herbison

Cambridge

Investment Sub-committee

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Prof Karen Spencer

St Andrews

Committee Member

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Dr Jo Lewis

Cambridge

Investment Sub-committee & Grants Committee