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Researchers and Funding

[Update: 15/10]

Below you will find the latest information from our key research funders as well responses to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the impact of Covid-19 on Researchers and Funding.

Please note, the answers provided are general advice for reference purposes and should not be taken as specific advice based on your individual circumstances.

If you have queries that are not answered below, please contact the team on C19ResQueries@qub.ac.uk

  • Following the most recent communication from the NI executive regarding additional measures to control the spread of Covid-19; Queen's position is that staff should continue with research on campus that cannot be done remotely. Other research that can be done from home should continue on that basis.

 

The below includes FAQs on/for the following:

  • Information From Funders
  • Medical Charities
  • UKRI Covid-19 Grant Extension Allocation (CoA)
  • Current Awards/Ongoing Projects
  • Research Grant Applications – Frequently Asked Questions
  • Collaborative and Contract Research
  • Post-Doctoral Researchers

Information From Funders [Update 07/10]

Medical Charities [update 07/10]

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) have collated information from a number of their member organisations into one webpage which also includes medical advice and other useful information related to COVID-19: https://www.amrc.org.uk/blog/medical-research-charities-and-covid-19-amrcs-response-and-key-guidance [07/09]

Additional detail is provided below for key funders, as well as links to other funders' statements.

UKRI Covid-19 Grant Extension Allocation (CoA) [07/10]

The CoA is a block grant provided to Queen's by UKRI to support costed extensions to certain eligible research grant awards:

Faculty Research Finance teams have written to all eligible award holders inviting them to apply for supplementary funding from the CoA. The process for allocating this funding is currently in progress and the deadline for submission of requests has passed. 

Award holders with specific requests regarding additional funding for their awards must contact their respective Faculty Finance Team

The FAQs relating to the CoA have now been archived and can be found:

 

Current Awards/Ongoing Projects [07/10]

Research Grant Applications - Frequently Asked Questions

Collaborative and Contract Research 

Post-Doctoral Researchers