Research Funding and Developing Research Proposals

Having a good understanding of the funding application process and the indicators of success will help you apply for resources which are critical to both the delivery of high-quality research, and its application to informing practice and improving outcomes for patients.

This guide provides information on best practice in research grant and fellowship writing, including an overview of the main sources of funding available in pharmacy as well as the information required to interpret a funding call and application guidance.

The Clinical Academic Training Hub (CATCH) is another good resource which provides evidence on and showcases a variety of clinical academic career options across the UK, this can be found here. 

Key points covered in this guide

  • The main types of research funding opportunities available
  • An overview of the preliminary groundwork and preparation
  • The main sections of a research proposal
  • Strengths and weaknesses in funding applications
  • Funding Opportunities available in 2024

First Published: 25 October 2022

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