We are pleased to announce the next round of the ARUK Wales Network Pump Priming call is now open.

Applications are invited for small projects (up to £6,500), small equipment (up to £6,500) and conference attendance (up to £650 Nationally and £1,200 Internationally).

The deadline for applications is 31st May 2024 and spends need to be complete by 31st December 2024.

Please direct all enquiries to ARUKCardiff2018@cardiff.ac.uk

Our Peer Review process

All applications for funds are reviewed by the Organising Committee and post-doctoral researchers within the Network, with conflicts of interest appropriately managed.

You can download pro-formas here and these can be submitted to the Network Coordinator or Administrator when applications open for the year. We’ll update this page with deadline dates once applications are open again for Network funding.

Recently funded projects

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

Title of award Type PI Collaborators Amount
RNASeq of neurons and glial cells derived from isogenic APOE lines Pump priming A Price-Roberts (Cardiff) E Baker, E Salis £5,000
Pilot study to assess the structural and functional effects of Huntington’s disease-associated variants in FAN1 using in silico and in vitro methods Pump priming T Massey (Cardiff) G Menzies, L Jones £5,000
Production and characterisation of anti-PU.1 antibodies for AD research Pump priming D Blake (Cardiff) M Hill, C Simpson £4,990
Identifying target plasma proteome markers in Alzheimer’s Disease Pump priming M Bareford (Cardiff) G Leonenko £3,745
Specialised Western Blot equipment Equipment E Kirkham (Cardiff) R Thomas, C Evans, DRI groups £4,195

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