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College of Paramedics small research grants now available

Posted: 07.12.2017

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Are you planning on undertaking a small research project in the near future? Why not apply for one of the College of Paramedics' research grants?  Closing date 1st February 2018.

The College of Paramedics is again running a small grant scheme to support Paramedic research. The aim is to support members of the College of Paramedics to carry out research studies.
A maximum of three studies will be funded to a maximum of £1,250 each. The money can be used to support any aspect of the study including, but not limited to: 

  • salary costs
  • specific research equipment
  • specific software, for example, for analysis 
  • support costs for lay/public involvement if these cannot be sourced elsewhere.

The money cannot be used to pay for fees or travel costs incurred as part of a programme of study or conference attendance. Applications can be from an individual person, or a team of people.

Criteria for eligibility:

  • The lead applicant must be a current member of the College of Paramedics
  • Associate members are welcome to apply but, in these cases, there must be at least one full member of the College of Paramedics on your team
  • The applicant(s) must demonstrate that the study is relevant to the Paramedic profession and healthcare priorities within the UK
  • The proposed project should be a maximum of 12 months in length
  • The successful award holder(s) must agree to publish results and/or findings in the British Paramedic Journal before publishing elsewhere
  • The researcher(s) must not be in receipt of any other funding associated with this study
  • The College of Paramedics must be acknowledged in all publications and/or conference presentations as having contributed financially to the study
  • Lead applicants cannot have held an award from the College’s Small Grants Scheme in the preceding 24 months,

To apply, please download and complete the application form on the right-hand side of this page.  If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:

Professor Julia Williams, Chair of the Research and Development Advisory Committee


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