“The NIHR Public Health Research (PHR) Programme supports recommendations in research identified in NICE guidance.“
Cheryl Scott, Industry and Innovation Lead

The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme is accepting Stage 1 applications to this funding opportunity. The Programme is interested in receiving applications to meet recommendations in research identified in NICE guidance that has been published or updated since 2015.

Proposals must be within the remit of the PHR Programme and the primary outcome measure must be health related. This call is also open in the the Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME), and Health and Social Care Delivery Research (HSDR) and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) programmes for proposals which fall within the remit of those programmes – applicants should apply directly to the relevant programme.

Any changes to these dates will be emailed to all Lead Applicants with an application in progress.

  • Stage one deadline: 1pm on 9 August 2024
  • Notification of out of remit/non-competitive decision if unsuccessful: End August 2024
  • Notification of stage one shortlisting decision: Early November 2024
  • Stage two writing window: Early November to early January 2025
  • Notification of stage two funding decision: mid-end March 2025
  • Start date for funded studies: 1 October/1 November 2025
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