Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises programme
This programme provides support for research institutes and humanitarian organisations that work in partnership to improve health outcomes in humanitarian crises.
The programme is managed by ELRHA (Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance) and is a partnership between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Wellcome Trust.
Scheme at a glance
Where your host organisation is based:
UK, Republic of Ireland, Low- and middle-income countries, Rest of the world
Type of researcher:
Level of funding:
Usually an overall budget of about £2 million for each call
Duration of funding:
The maximum duration of a grant is 24 months
Eligibility and suitability
What we offer
How to apply
You’re consolidating your research career. You lead on research projects and are establishing a research team.
You’re an experienced researcher responsible for the strategic direction of your research programme(s) and team(s).
- Republic of Ireland
- Low- and middle-income countries
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
You're not a clinically qualified researcher.
You're a clinically qualified medic, vet, dentist or psychologist.
- Public health
Application deadline for expressions of interest
16 August 2017
Successful applicants invited to submit full proposals
2 October 2017
Full proposal deadline
31 December 2017
Announcement of successful applicants
If you have a question, contact the R2HC team: