Tobacco Advisory Group (TAG) Project Grants

About this scheme

Key information

Career level
Pre-PhD
Post doc
Early career researcher
Established independent researcher
Clinician
Nurse
Health professional
Non-clinical researcher
Research area
Cancer prevention
Funding period
usually 1-2 years
Funding amount
usually £20,000 - £50,000 per year
These project grants provide funding to researchers or advocacy organisations for policy research and advocacy activities in tobacco control.

Applications are accepted from UK-based researchers in universities, medical schools, hospitals, as well as advocacy organisations.

TAG is looking for project grant applications for policy research and policy advocacy activities in tobacco control.

In particular research and activities that support:

Current UK policy priorities - see the 'Beyond Smoking kills’ report and the Tobacco Control plans for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, especially:

  • Electronic cigarettes, nicotine delivery devices and harm reduction 
  • Greater tax and/or anti-smuggling measures in the UK.
  • Monitoring the impact of NHS changes and/or promoting best practice in smoking cessation, mass media campaigns and local tobacco control activities.
  • Retail regulation and environment for the sale of tobacco or nicotine delivery devices
  • Addressing health inequalities relating to tobacco use

How to apply to this scheme

Overview of the applicaion process

Applications for this scheme must be discussed well in advance of the deadline with the TAG secretariat. We will need:

• A brief description of the project (approximately 200-400 words).

• Estimated budget and timings.

 

 Deadlines

    Preliminary Applications        Full Applications            
    Committee Meeting     
    
        28 November 2018      18 January 2018    
           May 2018
 

 

Before making your application 

  1. Read the TAG project grant application guidelines (PDF).

  2.  Applicants must contact the office (TAG@cancer.org.uk) to discuss their eligibility and suitability of their research proposal in advance of submitting an application.

Cancer Research UK contact details

You must contact the funding manager for this scheme to discuss you proposal before starting your application. 

Rebecca Wise 

+44 203 469 8164

TAG@cancer.org.uk