Applications for CoRIPS awards encouraged

Deadline 5 October

Published: 21 July 2020 Researchers

Students and radiographers can now apply for a CoRIPs (College of Radiographers Industry Partners) Research Award grant.

Whether you have prior research experience or none at all, there is a CoRIPs award for you:

"As usual we are looking for innovative and enterprising applications covering a wide range of research topics," Dr Rachel Harris, the College's professional and education manager and research lead, said.

"We will particularly welcome requests for Covid-19 related research.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday, 5 October.

Student Research Award

If you are thinking about a career in research and need some research experience, you can apply for a CoRIPS Student Research Award and receive a grant of up to £1000.

Grants are available for projects by individuals or small groups of students. You must be registered on a College of Radiographers’ approved pre-registration programme, as well as being a student member of the SoR.

CoRIPs Research Grant

The CoRIPs research grant is designed to support radiographers who have very little or no research experience and there is up to £5,000 is available for small projects and up to £10,000 for one larger project.

The awards form part of the College of Radiographers’ commitment to the implementation of the SCoR's research strategy, by funding small grants for projects related to any aspect of the science and practice of radiography.

Overseas Conference Grant

If you would like to attend a professional conference outside of the UK to present your work, you can apply for an Overseas Conference Grant to help fund your trip to receive funding of up to £1000.

Funding will support members, or a small team of members, to travel overseas and present the findings of their research as an oral paper.

To apply for the grant, applicants should submit a 1500-word proposal outlining their work, how their paper is expected to impact on patient care and the expected outcomes from the work.