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My winning proposal: Colt Foundation to the rescue

When the MRC rejected a project on Grenfell firefighters, an occupational health funder stepped in

Top tips

  • Make sure occupational health research is central to your study, not shoehorned in.
  • Make your bid easily comprehensible for a broader audience.
  • Ensure statistical accuracy in your bid.
  • Bear in mind that the application process is unique to Colt and is less time-consuming than others.

The Colt Foundation is a charitable funder that supports research on occupational health, safety, comfort, wellbeing and the impacts of industrial activities and pollutants on the health of the public.

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