Applications Invited for UK-Malaysia Joint Partnership on Non-Communicable Diseases
The MRC and the Ministry of Education (MoE) of Malaysia are pleased to invite research proposals to the Newton Fund’s UK-Malaysia Joint Partnership on Non-Communicable Diseases.
This initiative will provide funding for high-quality collaborative research projects focused on addressing non-communicable diseases in Malaysia.
In total, up to £5 million will be made available for this initiative: up to £3 million from the UK and up to MYR 10 million from Malaysia.
Researchers planning to submit to this scheme are asked to submit a short Expression of Interest through our online survey. The deadline for expressions of interests is Friday 3 May 23:59 GMT+1.
The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MoE) have launched an initiative through the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund to provide funding for UK-Malaysian collaborative research projects focused on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Malaysia. MoE and MRC welcome proposals across the spectrum of NCDs and have highlighted the following areas of interest as particular priorities:
- Obesity-related research.
- Cardiovascular disease, especially young myocardial infarctions.
Projects must start in both the UK and Malaysia by December 2019. Projects may be up to two years in length and must have completed by 31 December 2021.
(taken from the website https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/worldwide/asean/uk-malaysia-joint-partnership-non-communicable-diseases and https://www.researchconnect.eu/archive/applications-invited-for-uk-malaysia-joint-partnership-on-non-communicable-diseases/)