Internal Research Funding Directory
The pump-priming funding scheme accepts applications for small awards (up to £10k) to enable researchers to obtain pilot data to support larger-scale applications for external research funding in the future.
The Research Culture Enhancement Fund aims to provide seed funding to activity that will improve research culture in the University of Oxford.
The Climate and Health Pump-Priming Fund is open to researchers from all four Divisions, offering pump-priming grants up to £15,000 to build inter-disciplinary or cross-divisional collaborations in the area of Climate and Health.
The Health Research Bridging Salary Scheme will provide short-term bridging salary support for early career researchers working in health-related areas who rely on external funding for their salary.
The COVID-19 Research Response Fund will fund research projects intending to have a significant impact in the short to medium term on the global COVID-19 crisis.
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.
The Medical and Life Sciences Translational Fund (MLSTF) is open to all University of Oxford researchers and provides consolidated internal proof of concept funding for translational medical and life sciences projects.
The Oxford-Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) will support strategically important activity across the University of Oxford in biomedical and clinical sciences, public health, social sciences and the medical humanities
The Novo Nordisk – Oxford Fellowship Programme aims to support the development of a new generation of exceptional researchers in diabetes and metabolism, who will become future leaders in the field. The programme also aims to further develop scientific excellence within diabetes and other cardiometabolic diseases and ultimately improve the lives of patients.
To facilitate collaborations between the University of Oxford and Novo Nordisk researchers, funds will be available each year to support pump priming applications.
This prestigious 3-year Fellowship (formerly Oxford-Celgene Fellowship) aims to stimulate new scientific discovery and translation and to facilitate skills and people transfer between researchers in academia and industry.
This prestigious fellowship invites application from outstanding early career scientists and clinicians aiming to conduct research at Oxford University in the field of Cellular Health.
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.
Goodger and Schorstein Scholarships are awarded to assist research in Medical Sciences. They are open to Postdoctoral Researchers from any department/institute of the Medical Sciences Division.
Funds are available to support high quality research, impact and/or capacity building activity that addresses the challenges of economic development and well-being faced by developing countries.
Lab282 is a partnership aiming to accelerate Oxford Drug Discovery. It provides funding and expertise to achieve pre-clinical proof of concept for ground-breaking therapeutics.
Oxford University Innovation will continually be seeking out new opportunities to fund social or environmental impact projects at all stages beyond research.
This fund provides start-up funding to support early-stage innovative knowledge exchange ideas.
To establish new research programmes on the interconnections between the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The Lockey Committee considers applications for grants for attendance at overseas scientific conferences, symposia, etc. by academic and research staff who hold a doctorate and are members of Congregation (although applications may be considered from postdoctoral research workers etc. who are not members of Congregation).