Funding for Research

Applying for Research Funding

If you are applying for a grant or funding to support research which will involve NNUH, please contact Emily Hall (01603) 289894, Research Grants Co-ordinator ( who will advise on the application process.

All grants which involve the UEA as an academic partner will be handled by the Joint Research Office and if this is applicable, you will be directed to the appropriate member of the team who will support your application. Applications which involve both organisations will be processed collaboratively.

If further information is required please contact Emily Hall. Please note that applications for NHS funding require R&D review and approval before submission, so please ensure you discuss your application with Emily Hall at the earliest opportunity and at least four weeks before the submission date.

Research Funding Calls & Deadlines

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme – Researcher-led proposals

Our researcher-led calls are open all year round, with three application cut-off dates. The next closing date for applications is 1pm on 6 January . Application forms and all associated documents for this call are available on the HTA Programme website.

Proposals deemed within remit for the current call will be assessed for their importance to the NHS in March  and May. Applicants will be advised as to whether they have been short-listed by mid June.


Research Capability Funding

The NNUH has now allocated all of its 2013-14 Research Capability Funding. Please contact Emily Hall on 01603 289894 if further help or information is required.




Prof. Catherine Sackley, AHP UEA Research Manager £54,077
Dr Mark Tremelling, Gastroenterology SpR £40,000
Prof. Alex MacGregor, MED UEA Fellowship £40,000
Mr Michael Lewis, General Surgery/Gastroenterology Fellowship £38,773
Glyn Johnson, FMH UEA MRI research support £35,000
Dr Jeremy Turner, Diabetes and Endocrinology 2 PA’s £20,250
Prof. Bill Fraser, MED UEA £15,454
Dr Jeremy Turner, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Associate £15,000
Dr Karl Gaffney, Rheumatology PA £14,700
Dr Nicola Spalding, AHP UEA Senior Research Associate £12,031
Mr Andrea Figus, Plastics PA £9,300
Mr Nikolaos Burbos, Obs.& Gynae. PA £9,300
Dr Paul Clarke, Paediatrics 0.5PA £4,000