Call for applications for Epilepsy Ireland 2017 Research Grant

Epilepsy Ireland invites applications for the 2017 - 2018 Epilepsy Research Grant

Opening Date: October 18th 2017
Closing date for pre-application form: November 30th 2017
Closing date for full applications (if shortlisted): January 31st 2018

Epilepsy Ireland is committed to supporting Irish epilepsy research and since 2009, over €900,000 has been invested in a wide range of high quality projects, many in conjunction with the Health Research Board under the HRB/MRCG Joint Funding Scheme.

They have now launched their 6th Research Call and  invite applications 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 2018.

Research Priorities 2017/2018

For this round of funding, applications applications are invited in one or more of the following research areas:

  • AEDs & Pregnancy/ Foetal Anti-Convulsant Syndrome
  • Epilepsy & Intellectual Disability
  • Evaluating epilepsy services in Ireland (including Epilepsy Ireland services)
  • Medicinal Cannabis & Epilepsy
  • Psychosocial aspects of epilepsy
  • Rare epilepsies
  • SUDEP / Epilepsy mortality

Application Process

The closing date for submission of pre application forms is November 30th 2017
 For details of the application process please click the link to follow to the Epilepsy Ireland website Epilepsy Ireland Research Grant 2017 - 2018

Successful projects will be funded jointly by Epilepsy Ireland and the HRB from September 2018.

For further information, please contact: Peter Murphy, pmurphy(at) or 01 4557500

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