New microbiology-focused grants available from the UK research councils

Two funding calls that are of relevance to microbiologists have recently been announced by the BBSRC and the MRC.

Applications for small, novel, high-risk proposals are welcomed. The focus of these grants is on research that is potentially transformative, stimulating creative thinking across disciplines. Up to £250k (80% FEC) per project will be available over 12-24 months period. No preliminary data is required but may be included if available. The closing date for applications is 17 March 2015, 4pm.

To find out more, visit the website.