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Wellcome Trust Visit at Southampton General Hospital Event

Wellcome Trust Visit
10:00 - 11:00
16 November 2015
Room LF9, Level F Southampton General Hospital Tremona Road Southampton SO16 6YD

For more information regarding this event, please email .

Event details

The Wellcome Trust will be visiting Southampton General Hospital on Monday 16th November to talk about the funding opportunities available to researchers.

The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation dedicated to improving health by supporting bright minds in science, the humanities and social sciences, and public engagement.

They offer a wide variety of funding schemes to support individual researchers, teams, resources, seed ideas and major strategic initiatives. Their research portfolio spans across biomedical science, humanities and the social sciences and is open to researchers from a wide variety of disciplines.

We are keen to encourage academics from across the University to attend the event and take the opportunity to find out about the funding opportunities available and to consider applying to the Wellcome Trust in the future.


  • Wellcome Trust Overview Presentation plus Q&A 1hr – Overview of Wellcome Trust remit, strategy and funding opportunities (open to all)
  • Workshop sessions 45 mins (Limited places, booking required). Including:

1. Funding opportunities for Early Career researchers in Science

2. Funding opportunities for established and senior researchers in Science

3. Innovation and Translational Awards

4. Humanities and Social Sciences Funding

to participate in one of the above workshop sessions, please email  separately, detailing which workshop you would like to attend and your preferred location (SGH or Highfield Campus).

We will try to accommodate all those interested in attending the workshop sessions but if there is a high demand, this may not be possible.

This event is organised by Research and Innovation Services. Any queries, please contact Linda Hammond, Faculty Research Manager, (023 8071 6886).

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