Research funding sources

October 1, 1999

Items for inclusion should be submitted to THE ANATOMICAL SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

Research Studentships

Applications are now invited from prospective supervisors. Applicants must be members of the society. Students nominated must be graduates of British or Irish universities and will be expected to register for a higher degree. Contact the assistant secretary of the society: Dr D J Watt, Dept of Neuromuscular Diseases Division of Neuroscience & Psychological Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Charing Cross Campus, St Dunstans Road, London W6 8RP; Email: Deadline:

October 15.



Michael Mason Prize

Awarded annually for excellence in clinical or scientific research in the field of rheumatology. Medical and non-medical candidates are considered up to the age of 40. Deadline: October 22. Contact: Olivia Cheasty at the British Society for Rheumatology, 41 Eagle St, London, WC1R 4AR; Tel: 0171 242 3313; Fax: 0171 242 37; Email:



Small research grants in the Arts

Provide awards up to a maximum of Pounds 5,000 to meet the costs directly related to advanced research projects in the arts only. Next deadline:

October 31. Application forms and guidelines are available to download from the website. Enquiries to: Research Awards Team, Arts and Humanities Research Board, Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QD; Tel: 0117 9317417.




The Global Environment

RITE is inviting basic research proposals dealing with global environmental problems. Research themes: a) Efficient separation, recovery, disposal, re-use etc. of greenhouse gases. Innovative process technologies which limit greenhouse gas generation. (b) Control of the generation and widespread release of chemical substances, apart from greenhouse gases which are seriously detrimental to the environment, or detoxification of those substances. Recycling and effective utilisation of materials. Deadline: October 29. Application forms are available on the web, or contact: Secretariat, Research Proposals, Reception Section, Research Planning Dept, RITE, 9-2 Kizugawadai, Kizu-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto, 619- 0292, Japan; Tel: +81- 774-75-2302; Fax: +81- 774- 75- 2314; Email: Funding listings are compiled by Sarah Knowles 0171 782 3225 Email:

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