Through the Network Centre, there are opportunities for pump-priming funds, equipment grants, travel awards and summer student placements.

Our Peer Review process

All applications for funds are reviewed by the Organising Committee, with conflicts of interest appropriately managed.

We will list dates of funding calls on this page.

These grants have closing dates of 5pm on 1 June, 1 September, 1 December and 1 March (or the next working day).


Network Travel bursaries are available for up to £500

Pump priming

Pump-priming/equipment grants worth up to £5,000

The closing date for summer placement applications is 5pm 1 June each year.

Summer placement

Summer placements are available that provide lab costs of up to £1,000

Completed application forms should be sent to [email protected]

Recently funded projects

In our most recent call for applications, we funded the following projects:

Title of award Type PI (all UCL)
Collaborators Amount
Investigation of the role for the N-terminal domain of tau in the interaction between tau and PTEN Pump priming Tong Guo Mark Cooper £3,934
High resolution mechanical mapping of Alzheimer's disease brain tissue Pump priming Emad Moeendarbary £4,815
Does inhibition of Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (Alk) protect against AB toxicity in Drosophila models of Alzheimer’s Disease Pump priming Nathan Woodling Linda Partidge £5,000
Investigating factors that protect the presubiculum from destruction in Alzheimer’s Disease Pump priming Afia Ali £5,000

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