Epidemic Preparedness: Social Science Research Protocols
This scheme supports social science researchers who want to develop new standardised ways to conduct research for epidemic preparedness and response.
The scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Wellcome.
Scheme at a glance
This scheme is now closed
For researchers with a PhD or the equivalent, and significant postdoctoral research experience.
Where your host organisation is based:
- Republic of Ireland,
See a list of low- and middle-income countries, as defined by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
- Rest of the world
Level of funding:
Up to £2 million is available to fund several awards
Duration of funding:
Up to 2 years
Who can apply
You can apply to this call if you’re a social scientist employed at a higher education organisation or not-for-profit research institution.
You can find out more about eligibility and suitability for this scheme in our call for proposals [PDF 272KB].
Up to £2 million is available to fund several awards.
Awards are expected to last for up to two years.
You can find out more about what we offer in our call for proposals [PDF 272KB].
This scheme is now closed.
This is a one-off scheme.
Preliminary application deadline
11 June 2018, 17:00 BST
Preliminary application decision
29 June 2018
Workshop with WHO and UNICEF
11 July 2018
Full application deadline
5 October 2018, 17:00 BST (was 4 September 2018)
If you have any questions, contact Joao Rangel de Almeida