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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

Undergraduate Student Laboratory Experience Grant

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 April Follow this link for more information and to apply

Project Support Grant

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 October Follow this link for more information and to apply
Academic Support Fund To support new academic staff with research funding /or established staff with no current research funding

Tenured academic staff.

New academic staff within 10 years of obtaining their PhD, who have less than £100K in funding.

Or established staff with no current research funding.

Full member of the BSN for at least 6 months

 

£10,000 1 May Follow this link for more information and to apply
Outreach and Public Engagement Grant To organise public engagement activities

Member of the BSN for at least 6 months.

Or a non-member public engagment professional.

Non-member public engagement professionals must contact the Society before submitting an application.

Non-member public engagement profeesionals must be partnered with a Society member who will assist the developement and/or delivery of the activity

£500 Applications are welcome all year round Follow this link for more information and to apply
Research Visit Grant     Currently Suspended    
Early Career Researcher Travel Grant     Currently Suspended    
International Conference Travel Grant     Currently Suspended    

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