(DEADLINE: 19 JANUARY 2021) NOTICE OF OPENING OF HEALTH SYSTEMS RESEARCH INITIATIVE, MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC) UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH GRANT APPLICATION
Date : 22 December 2020
Reported by : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri
Category : Announcements
NOTICE OF OPENING OF HEALTH SYSTEMS RESEARCH INITIATIVE, MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC) UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH GRANT APPLICATION
Dear Respected Researchers,
Datuk Seri/Dato’ Seri/Datuk/Dato’/Datin/Prof./Assoc.Prof. Dr./Dr./Tuan/Puan,
We refer to the above.
2. We are pleased to inform that the United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) through The Medical Research Council (MRC), United Kingdom would like to invite any researcher in Malaysia to apply for a Health Systems Research Initiative research grant to address the challenges facing the health system in low and middle income countries (Low and Middle Income Countries, LMIC). The proposal paper must show an understanding of the wider relationship of the health system and how and why the results of such research will improve the health status of the people in the country of study conducted. The study funded by this grant should be based in the country where the research work will be carried out. Malaysia qualifies for this grant as Malaysia is categorized as an LMIC by the World Bank under the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) for Official Development Assistance (ODA).
3. The Researchers are requested to take note of the following:
3.1 Expected £ 3-4 million of available allocation for this grant from UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Medical Research Council (MRC), and Wellcome in collaboration with UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
3.2 The allocation applied for by the research organization (RO) / Malaysian Institution of Higher Learning (IPT) will be funded 100% of the full economic cost
3.3 The research period is not more than five (5) years.
3.4 The opening date for this application is 14 October 2020 while the deadline for submission of this application is 19 January 2021 (16:00 UK time)
3.5 The funding and implementing agency for this grant is MRC, UK.
3.6 Researchers interested in applying can obtain further information through the following website for further information:
We look forward to your submission of innovative applications.
“Acculturating Itqan, Ikhlas and Excellence in Research & Innovation”
AN ANNOUNCEMENT BY
RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CENTRE
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA