Grants & Awards

Please find Guts UK's current and upcoming funding opportunities listed below and on the sidebar.

Guts UK/BSG Trainee Research Awards

Guts UK/BSG Trainee Research Awards are for UK-based gastroenterology and allied Specialty Trainees (who hold a National Training Number) who would like to conduct research or audit/quality improvement (QIin any area of gastroenterology (including pancreatology and hepatology) or nutrition in relation to gastroenterology.

We strongly encourage applications that are aligned to our current research priorities which can be found on our website.

In order to support our priorities, this year we will reserve at least one award for each of two key current areas, irritable bowel syndrome and diverticular disease.

Applications in these areas are especially encouraged.

Applications are accepted for individual and for network projects. Download advice on how to set up a successful trainee network. Grants are available up to £5,000 each, with no minimum value, with a total budget for all the awards of £50,000.

Applications will open on 20th June 2022. The deadline for applications will be 5pm Monday 12th September 2022.

For updates please refer to this web-page or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Learn more about the Guts UK/BSG Trainee Research Awards

Guts UK Development Grants – Early career researchers

We are happy to announce the launch of a new type of grant award, aimed at early career researchers not yet in a substantive position or within three years of appointment to a substantive academic post. Allowance will be made for applicants whose career has been subject to an interruption for family or personal reasons. These grants are for translational or proof of concept research in any area of gastroenterology (including pancreatology and hepatology).

We strongly encourage applications that are aligned to our current research priorities which can be found on our website.

In order to support our priorities, this year we will reserve at least one award for each of two key current areas, irritable bowel syndrome and diverticular disease.

Applications in these areas are especially encouraged.

Six grants are available up to £15,000 each.

Applications will open on 20th June 2022. The deadline for applications will be 5pm Monday 12th September 2022. 

For updates please refer to this web-page or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Learn more about the Guts UK Development Grants – Early career researchers

forCrohns/Guts UK Crohn’s Disease Research Grants

forCrohns/Guts UK Crohn’s Disease Research Grants are awarded for research-established clinicians specifically investigating Covid and/or anything related to health and quality of life for people with Crohn’s disease.

Two grants are available up to £20,000 each.

Applications open on Monday 20th June 2022.

The deadline for applications will be 5pm Monday 12th September 2022.

For updates please refer to this web-page or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Learn more about the forCrohns/Guts UK Crohn’s Disease Research Grants

Guts UK/Dr Falk Awards

The 2022 awards are now closed. They will open again in the winter of 2022 and close on Monday 27th February 2023. Applicants will be notified in May 2023.

For updates please refer to this web-page or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

The Guts UK/Dr Falk awards recognise the achievements of those who bring new knowledge and insight to the field of gastroenterology, pancreatology and hepatology. A number of awards and prizes for different amounts are available.

Learn more about the Guts UK/Dr Falk Awards

Guts UK Derek Butler Fellowship

The Guts UK Derek Butler fellowship is for research in upper gastrointestinal tract diseases and conditions. One grant up to £210,000 is available.

The Derek Butler Fellowship has now been awarded for 2022 and applications will re-open in 2024 to be awarded early 2025. 

For updates please refer to this web-page or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Learn more about the Guts UK Derek Butler Fellowship

Guts UK Amelie Waring Fellowship

The Guts UK Amelie Waring fellowship is for research into any aspect of pancreatic inflammation or injury. One grant up to £180,000 is available.

The Amelie Waring Fellowship has now been awarded for 2022 and applications will re-open in 2024, to be awarded in early 2025. 

For updates please refer to this web-page or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Learn more about the Guts UK Amelie Waring Fellowship

GUTS UK/BSPGHAN SMALL GRANTs

Guts UK and The British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (BSPGHAN) are happy to announce a grant call for new research projects. For the first time we will co-fund a call for a start-up grant to support research studies on paediatric pancreatitis and pancreatic diseases.

One grant up to £10,000 is available. Applications are closed.

For updates, please refer to our web site or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Learn more about the Guts UK/BSPGHAN Small Grants

GUTS UK/BSPGHAN GRANTS

Guts UK/BSPGHAN grants are awarded for translational or proof of concept research in any area of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. One grant up to £40,000 is available.

Applications are closed. The awards will reopen in 2023. 

For updates please refer to our web site or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Learn more about the Guts UK/BSPGHAN Grants

Other funding collaborations

Guts UK regularly collaborates with other organisations to fund research. Visit Our research partners section to find out more about past and present collaborators.

If you have questions about these funding opportunities or would like to sign up for research award updates, email: research@gutscharity.org.uk

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