Apply for a research grant
Breast Cancer Campaign only funds research into breast cancer and will support research at any centre of excellence in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The charity has a particular interest in supporting innovative research and will fund the best breast cancer research in the UK and Ireland, providing that it scientifically excellent, as judged by peer review.
We want to fund more research than ever in 2014, and to do this we need your high-quality applications. We’re currently accepting applications for Project grants, Pilot grants and Scientific Fellowships so apply today.
The deadline for Pilot grant applications is 3 March 2014.
|Type of grant||What is it for?||Maximum amount awarded||Applications open||Application deadlines||Funding decisions|
|Project Grant||To fund outstanding breast cancer research||Around £65,000 pa for up to three years||
|PhD Studentship||To develop the next generation of breast cancer researchers||Around £90,000 for three years (inc PhD stipend and tuition fees)||April||July||December|
|Pilot||To test new hypotheses and generate preliminary data to support a full project grant application||Up to £20,000 for one year||
|Scientific Fellowship||To take talented post-doctoral researchers to the next level of their careers||Up to £550,000 for five years||October||January||June|
|Risk and Prevention Grant||A one-off call for research to tackle the gaps in risk and prevention of breast cancer research||Flexible but not expected to exceed £300,000 per grant||Expressions of interest open November 2013||January 2014||June 2014|
Breast Cancer Campaign Grants Online
Applications for Breast Cancer Campaign research grants must be submitted using the Breast Cancer Campaign Grants Online portal.
Get In Touch
For any queries about research grants, please contact our team on 020 7749 4121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Bank
The Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Bank is a unique collaboration with four leading research institutions to create a vital resource of breast cancer tissue for researchers across the UK and Ireland – the UK's first ever national cancer tissue bank. Applications for material are accepted all year round.
Scientific Advisory Board
Breast Cancer Campaign's Scientific Advisory Board, composed of prominent breast cancer experts and supported by the advice of hundreds of scientists and doctors, ensures that the research the charity funds is of the highest calibre and will further our knowledge of breast cancer.
|Professor Gareth Evans (SAB Chair)||Regional Genetic Service, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester|
|Dr Ingunn Holen (SAB Deputy Chair)||Department of Oncology, University of Sheffield|
|Dr Antonis Antoniou||University of Cambridge|
|Dr Jo Armes||King's College, London|
|Professor Keith Brennan||University of Manchester (Paterson)|
|Professor Nicola Brown||Department of Oncology, University of Sheffield|
|Dr Helen Bryant||Institute for Cancer Studies, University of Sheffield|
|Professor Grace Callagy||National University of Ireland, Galway|
|Dr Lodewijk Dekker||School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham|
|Dr Deborah Fenlon||University of Southampton|
|Dr Claire Foster||Macmillan Research Unit, University of Southampton|
|Prof William Gallagher||Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin|
|Dr Stephen Hiscox||Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University|
|Professor Anthony Howell||Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, Manchester|
|Dr Thomas Hughes||Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds|
|Dr John Marshall||Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London (Wolfson)|
|Professor Sue Moss||Wolfson Institute for Preventive Medicine, London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL|
|Dr Paul Mullan||School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University, Belfast|
|Prof Ruth Muschel||University of Oxford|
|Professor Graham Pockley||Nottingham Trent University|
|Dr Emad Rakha||Department of Histopathology, University of Nottingham|
|Dr Simon Robinson||Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton|
|Professor Peter Schmid||Clinical Investigation and Research Unit, Brighton and Sussex Medical School|
|Dr Andrew Sims||University of Edinburgh|
|Dr Matt Smalley||Cardiff University|
|Dr Robert Stein||University College London Hospitals|
|Dr Marc Tischkowitz||University of Cambridge|
|Dr Paola Vagnarelli||Brunel University|
|Professor Kaye Williams||School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester|
Commissioned Research Advisory Board One (Prevention)
Commissioned Research Advisory Board One (Prevention) is a sub-committee of our Scientific Advisory Board and is charged with commissioning research to tackle the gaps in risk and prevention of breast cancer as identified in the breast cancer research gap analysis entitled “Critical research gaps and translational priorities for the successful prevention and treatment of breast cancer".
Dr Ingunn Holen (CRAB Chair)
|Department of Oncology, University of Sheffield|
Dr Andreas Makris (CRAB Deputy Chair)
|Mount Vernon Cancer Centre|
Professor Gareth Evans (stepped down January 2014)
|Regional Genetic Service, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester|
|Professor Tony Howell (stepped down January 2014)||Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, Manchester|
Dr Antonis Antoniou
|University of Cambridge|
Dr Veronique Bouchet
|Trustee, Breast Cancer Campaign|
|Mairead McKenzie||Independent Cancer Patient Voices|
|Professor Andy Gescher||University of Leicester|
|Dr Lisa Wilde||Director of Research, Breast Cancer Campaign|
|Dr Stuart Griffiths||Head of Research Innovation, Breast Cancer Campaign|
|Baroness Delyth Morgan||CEO, Breast Cancer Campaign|