Call for applications for 2015 Epilepsy Ireland Research Grant


Epilepsy Ireland  announced today, September 29th 2015, a call for new epilepsy research funding applications.


As part of the on-going commitment of Epilepsy Ireland to supporting Irish epilepsy research, applications are invited for epilepsy-focused research projects of up to a three-year duration to a maximum of €50,000 p.a. Proposals funded under this call will begin in September 2016.




Eligible Research Projects

Proposals are encouraged for all types of research including basic, clinical, psychosocial and health services research. Proposals that cover one or more of the following research areas are particularly welcome in the current funding round:

  • Development of improved diagnosis, treatments or support interventions
  • Genetics of epilepsy
  • Psychosocial aspects/ impact of epilepsy
  • Epilepsy and education
  • Use of assistive technology in epilepsy
  • Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy and other epilepsy deaths
  • Epilepsy in specific demographics such as children/ young adults; the elderly; people with an intellectual disability; women; men
  • Rare epilepsy syndromes

Application deadline and process

The deadline for application for this grant is Friday, December 4th 2015
All proposals received by Epilepsy Ireland will be subjected to a rigorous three-stage peer review process. For further information please click the link to follow to the website of Epilepsy Ireland Research Call Epilepsy Ireland

For queries regarding the Research Grant please contact Mr. Peter Murphy, Deputy CEO, Epilepsy Ireland by email or telephone at or 01 4557500

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