Tobacco Advisory Group (TAG) Project Grants
About this scheme
Applications are accepted from UK-based researchers in universities, medical schools, hospitals, as well as advocacy organisations.
Right now TAG are inviting proposals to establish a study, to examine the role of e-cigarettes in smoking cessation and assess the mid and longer-term health effects. See more information
Usually, TAG looks 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:
- Safety and health effects of e-cigarettes and nicotine delivery devices, including in the longer term
- Role of e-cigarettes and nicotine delivery devices in cessation and use by different populations
- Evaluating the effect of e-cigarette regulation
- Studies on 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 us
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)
• A paragraph on how an applicant has considered incorporating patient and/or public involvement into the study.
• Estimated budget and timings
|Preliminary Applications||Full Applications||
|29 November 2018||22 January 2019||
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