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 the Republic of Ireland 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 are suitable for 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 deadline for submission is 12 midnight on 1 September 2018 via email to Please complete the following application form (word or pdf)

Please ensure that you include a signed terms and conditions (Word  or PDF) for this award with your application.