Pitch your project

Pitch your project – research project funding from UKIO

As part of UKIO 2024, and its commitment to research, the Trustees of ROC (Radiology and Oncology Congresses) are offering up to four grants of £5K each to fund a research or service improvement project.

Applications are invited to be considered to present a project proposal at the UKIO Congress taking place in Liverpool on 10-12 June 2024. Shortlisted applicants will be expected to present to a panel in a session on Monday 10 June 2024. Each shortlisted applicant will have up to 5 minutes to present their proposal and will then take questions from the panel for up to a further 5 minutes. The awards will then be made in the plenary session on Wednesday 12 June 2024.

Applications will be accepted from both experienced or novice / early career researchers. Applicants must be practicing medical or health care professionals (including trainees), and unfortunately students are not eligible. Applications may be for research or service improvement projects. Literature reviews are not eligible. Applicants must have their line manager’s authorisation to apply.

Shortlisted applicants will be expected to register to attend UKIO 2024.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 1 May 2024. Click here to submit your application.

GUIDELINES

  • All sections of the online application form must be completed as fully as possible. If all applicable information is not supplied, the application will be rejected. You will be required to supply the following details:
    • Your details and those of any co-applicants.
    • Details of any other funding awarded / applied for this project.
    • Title and lay summary of project, and how it will advance the field of imaging or oncology.
    • A detailed description of the project – including: aim, proposed outcomes, brief literature review, methodology to be adopted, method(s), potential impact, dissemination strategy, key milestones.
    • Ethical approval details if applicable.
    • Detailed budget and justification of resources.
    • Approval of Line Manager.
  • Applications will be reviewed by a panel comprising of members of the UKIO Working Party, ROC Board, and representatives from the BIR, IPEM, and the SCoR.
  • Applications will be shortlisted, and shortlisted applicants will be expected to register for UKIO and give a short presentation and answer questions from a panel in a session on the afternoon of Monday 10 June 2024.
  • Applications will be accepted from both experienced or novice / early career researchers. Applicants must be practicing medical or health care professionals (including trainees), and unfortunately students are not eligible.
  • Applications may be for research or service improvement projects, but literature reviews are not eligible.
  • Applicants must have their line manager’s authorisation to apply.
  • Applications must be submitted by 23:59 on Wednesday 1 May 2024. Any applications received after this time will not be considered.

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