BBSRC & MRC – UK-US research: ecology and evolution of infectious diseases 2022

Published on Wednesday 10th August 2022

Funding call

Apply to research the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases.You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for BBSRC funding. Your team must be interdisciplinary. You must collaborate with a US partner. You can also collaborate with partners from China or Israel.


You can research:

  • diseases of animals, humans and plants
  • ecological, evolutionary and socio-ecological factors.

The funders are particularly interested in:

  • plant health
  • vector-borne diseases
  • food-borne diseases

The full economic cost of your project can be up to £3.75 million. UKRI will fund 80% of the full economic cost of the UK component.

Successful projects will be funded for up to five years.

Deadline: 16 November 2022

Find out more here 

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