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Opportunity profile: Thyroid charity bolsters awards

Addition of criterion favouring early career researchers among changes to British Thyroid Foundation’s 2023 call

Top tips

  • The award is preferentially for pump-priming but bids to supplement existing projects are accepted
  • Showing patient benefit is important but don’t be put off if your research idea has a less immediate impact
  • Demonstrate early patient involvement in your bid
  • Start work on ethical approval early

The British Thyroid Foundation has been running its Research Award for more than 20 years, to support small-scale projects on any thyroid condition in any patient population. This year, the foundation has upped the value and duration of the award and researchers can apply for up to £35,000 for projects lasting up to three years. One award will be available and the deadline is 2 July.

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