Major Research Grants

Major Research Grant (up to £33,000 per annum for 1-3 years)

Major Research Grants are to support work on the subject of healthcare associated infection and are to be carried out in the UK or Eire only. This grant would be suitable to support a PhD studentship, MD or other research worker and related consumables/equipment, with a preference towards translational research rather than pure science topics. Grants will be subject to satisfactory annual progress reports. The grant is awarded annually.

Major Grants have National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Partnership in their Clinical Research Network Portfolio.

HIS Members are encouraged to apply for major grants but all applications are assessed on merit. 

The grant will be awarded under the usual terms and conditions as for a normal Major Grant (as specified in the Grants Standard Operating Procedures).  The deadline for submission is 12 noon on 31 July 2017 via email to  using the Research Grants Application Form