Schemes available through ISSF

ISSF supports a broad range of life and health sciences projects.

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ISSF supports a broad range of life and health sciences projects under five main pillars of activity (Recruitment and Career Development of Researchers, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives, Enhancing Research Infrastructure, Interdisciplinary and Translational Research and Public Engagement). A number of these initiatives are open for application.

Bridging and training funds

Support for junior investigators and strategic funding for research

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Flexible dependent care grants

Career and professional development support for staff and students with primary carer responsibilities

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Interdisciplinary research fund

Funding to support collaborative or interdisciplinary research projects

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Public engagement seed funds

Fostering cross-disciplinary activity between active researchers and artists, animators, writers, and scientists

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