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- Earliest award date
- 20 Apr 2006
- Latest award date
- 19 Mar 2019
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Investigating the causes of dementia 31 May 2017
Led by Professor Karen Horsburgh, University of Edinburgh, this PhD student will join others at the Scotland Doctoral Training Centre, to investigate the effects of reduced blood flow to the brain in dementia looking specifically at immune cells and whether they contribute to damage that leads to dementia.
Scotland Doctoral Training Centre PhD Extensions 29 Nov 2017
Funding for a PhD student extension programme at the Scotland Doctoral Training Centre. The extensions will allow PhD students to complete additional research and outputs including published papers, presentations and attendance at conferences. Alzheimer's Society will invite applications and assess the proposals from current PhD students and evaluate the success of the programme. If appropriate offer for two years to accommodate a maximum of eight PhD students across the Doctoral Training Centre in Scotland.
Support for Families in Scotland Affected by Rb 31 May 2017
Providing support for families in Scotland affected by the childhood eye cancer retinoblastoma, and driving faster future diagnosis by increasing awareness of the condition. Most children affected by Rb lose at least one eye and nearly all are left with lifelong significant visual impairment as a result of the treatment.
ClearVision Project 29 Nov 2017
ClearVision exists to promote and further the education of blind and partially sighted persons by creating dual print and braille books and operating the only free postal lending library of these books to families and organisations across the UK. This lets thousands of sighted parents sit and read with a visually impaired child, raising literacy and wellbeing.
Blocking Brain Damage in Diabetes 31 May 2017
Professor Rory McCrimmon will investigate whether high blood glucose levels and regular episodes of hypoglycaemia ('hypos') contribute to accelerated ageing of the brain, which is seen in some people with diabetes. His findings could reveal a way to improve the defence systems in the brain to help prevent these changes.
Freedom Project Scotland 31 May 2017
The Freedom Project provides a safe place for pets, enabling domestic abuse sufferers to take the decision to leave their abusive partner. People who are violent often threaten or harm a pet making it difficult for the victim to make the decision to leave.
Dr Connolly at the University of Dundee has recently discovered that brain networks can transmit warning signals to bystander cells that allows them to transiently shut down network activity. This network inactivation removes their vulnerability to toxic hyperactivity. The project questions whether the same process may be harnessed to shut down epileptic seizures
Lifelong Links Scottish trial 31 May 2017
To undertake a three year trial of Lifelong Links in Scotland aimed at building lasting relationships for looked after children. The funding would enable Family Rights Group to support the trial in West Lothian and Children1st to conduct Lifelong Links with children in that locality from April 2018.
Audiobooks for print impaired people in Scotland 29 Nov 2017
Funding to provide a free audiobook service of over 7,000 titles via MP3 CD, internet streaming and downloads to anyone with a visual impairment in Scotland.
The Impact of preterm birth on the HPA axis 31 May 2017
Preterm birth is associated with long-term disease of the nervous and cardiovascular systems. These associations may be mediated by perinatal re-programming of the brain-hormone axis that regulates physiological stress responses. A clinical PhD studentship will determine whether preterm birth modifies brain-hormone programming in women and their infants.
Using statins to prevent brain injury in infants 31 May 2017
Testing the effects of statins on brain development as they might prevent the brain injury associated with preterm birth and this could help the 600,000 children born every year who are affected by this condition.
To run a UK Tech for Good grants programme 19 Sep 2017
Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation are working in partnership to deliver the Tech for Good funding programme in 2018. The programme will back 12 digital projects each with grants of up to £47,000 over 9 months, alongside access to dedicated technical expertise and an intensive support programme.
Migration Exchange Funder Collaborative 25 Sep 2017
Migration Exchange aims to inform, connect and strengthen work in support of a fair and welcoming immigration system in the United Kingdom. It supports an informal network of independent funders to share information, address knowledge gaps and create opportunities to align funding where this increases impact.
Museum of Homelessness works collaboratively with its members to explore the art, history and culture of homelessness in order to make a difference for homeless people today, and was originally developed through the support of PHF’s Ideas & Pioneers Fund. This grant enables the organisation to explore and test a delivery model where people with lived experience of homelessness are trained and supported to be creative facilitators; develop an evaluation framework; and collect evidence of the impact of this approach. This will inform its developing practice, organisational model and ability to influence the wider heritage sector.
London Youth supports a network of 322 diverse community youth organisations serving over 45,000 young people across the capital. Following on from a three year pilot, it will expand and evolve its communities of practice model whereby member organisations meet regularly to focus on learning and quality. It will test new approaches to share the learning and benefits from this approach across its network.
Schools are potentially natural places for integration where the needs of migrant children and families can be identified and addressed and where equal participation in society can be facilitated. This project will engage schools and a wide range of stakeholders in education and in integration in order to identify good and promising practice towards successful integration of migrant children and their families, across all areas of learning and school life.
Safer London works to prevent violence, sexual exploitation and vulnerability amongst young people across London. The grant will contribute to the salaries of the Director of Operations, Director of Development and the Chief Executive. It will increase the capacity of the senior leadership team, allowing Safer London to grow unrestricted income, capitalise on available opportunities and build a solid base for future growth and widening of impact.
Based in Islington, Abianda works with gang-affected young women and the professionals who support them. This grant will fund a Training and Participation Officer to grow the organisation’s income generating training arm. This would allow the Director to focus on scaling delivery and developing strategic partnerships.
Core funding 25 Sep 2017
Runnymede Trust is the UK’s leading race equality think tank, which seeks to inform public and policy debates on race equality, migration and integration. This core grant will contribute to the salaries of its director and policy and communications officers. Through this grant, Runnymede will foster collaboration between the migration and race equality sectors to inform and drive forward migration and integration debates. It also aims to improve framing and messaging for different audiences; develop and expand partnerships; and to work with an external evaluator to identify ways in which they can grow their impact.