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  • John Fell Fund

    26 November 2014

    This is a University of Oxford fund intended to foster creativity and a proactive approach to research opportunities in all subject areas, and particularly interdisciplinary fields. It will make seed corn and start-up grants, and provide funds to stimulate applications to external funding bodies.

  • Medical Research Council Confidence in Concept

    26 November 2014

    The Medical Research Council (MRC) Confidence in Concept (CiC) is a block grant provided to the University by the MRC. It is used to support the earliest stages of translational research projects. It is intended to accelerate the transition from discovery research to translational development projects by supporting preliminary work or feasibility studies to establish the viability of an approach.

  • Medical Research Council Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund

    17 March 2015

    The MRC P2D is a block grant provided to the University by the Medical Research Council. It will support activities to build relationships between the university and industry partners and promote a culture of innovation.

  • Novo Nordisk Fellowship Programme

    17 March 2015

    The Novo Nordisk Fellowship programme aims to support the development of a new generation of exceptional young diabetes researchers, who will become future leaders in the field, while further developing scientific excellence within diabetes and ultimately improving the lives of patients.

  • Returning Carers' Fund

    26 November 2014

    A Returning Carers' Fund has been established as part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Fund for the advancement of diversity among academic and research staff at Oxford.

  • MRC Discovery Award

    5 July 2016

    Second Call for start-up grants (£25k-£100k) from groups in the Oxford Medical Sciences Division to develop pre-clinical studies in genome editing of haematopoietic stem cells.

  • Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund

    23 September 2016

    The ISSF is a block grant provided to the University from Wellcome. The ISSF Committee receives applications for funding from any department in the University. Research projects must fall within the Wellcome remit, as well as the strategic remit of biomedical research at Oxford. The ISSF Committee especially welcomes cross-divisional bids. The University of Oxford and Wellcome are committed to equality and diversity and the ISSF Committee encourages applications so that the ISSF supports the full range of the diversity of our research staff.