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Research Grant On-Line Application 

Applications are invited for a BOFAS Research Grant from the British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society, for grants of up to £5000 towards research into foot and ankle problems within the United Kingdom. Both basic science and clinical research are eligible.

These grants are particularly intended to get a project under way and are normally awarded for stand alone studies where modest funds are required. Typical applications could include:

  • Pilot project to inform a full grant application
  • Prospective clinical study requiring help with input and analysis of data
  • Statistical advice on trial design
  • Specialist equipment purchase

Grants will not be offered as part of general funding of a large project. General use equipment such as computers and printers would not normally be funded, neither would technician or researcher time if they are to be co-authors.

The applicants may be from any discipline but must include a full member of BOFAS who will be responsible for the grant funds.

All applications are anonymised and considered, as and when they are submitted.

Where one of the Scientific Committee is also an applicant, the individual is excluded from the meeting during the discussion of their proposal.

You should expect a response within 4 weeks and a final decision within 8 weeks.

The application should be via the website application form. All parts should be completed. If you are attaching a CV then please ensure it is short.

Any queries or questions should be sent to:

The Chair of BOFAS Scientific Committee

Click here to email

Should ideally be a simple question to be answered

Quote any previous relevant related research.

Must be specific, eg Randomised Control Trial. Detailed methodology etc

Must show that bias eliminated/minimized by selection process

Should be accepted prior to grant being given. If not required, please confirm

Which journals aimed at?

C.V.’s should be short and should be submitted as a word file with this application below. Alternatively you may complete the section "CV Details".

Attach CV - Use the 'Choose File' button to locate your CV on your computer, once selected click the 'Upload' icon.

 Upload 

CV Details - Use if not attaching CV as document

If you have any queries relating to this grant or application please email: scicom@bofas.org.uk

 
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