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FDS Pump-Priming Grants Scheme

Stage 1 Application Process

 Closing date: 5pm on 27 October 2021

Joint FDS - Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry

The Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with the Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry invites applications for Pump-Priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health, and should be related to conscious sedation in dentistry. Applicants should be in the early stages of a research career (e.g. pre-doctoral), and maybe working in any field of dentistry. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this first stage application process in mid-November, and the successful applicants will be invited to submit a more detailed second stage application. 

Eligibility

Applicants for the joint FDS/SAAD Pump-Priming grants must be members of the Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry and in good standing. On completion of their research project, successful applicants will be expected to present their research at a SAAD conference. Applicants must be a fellow or member of FDS at the time of application unless they are dental care professionals who are not eligible. All fellows and members are required to pay an annual subscription to RCS England. 

Application form

Joint FDS - British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry 

The Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with the British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry invites applications for Pump-Priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research into periodontal disease in the broadest sense. Applicants should be in the early stages of a research career (e.g. pre-doctoral), and maybe working in any field of dentistry. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this first stage application process in mid-November, and the successful applicants will be invited to submit a more detailed second stage application. 

Eligibility

Applicants for the joint FDS/BSP Pump-Priming grants must be members of the British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry and in good standing. Successful applicants cannot apply for or accept other BSP awards in the same Awards year and will be expected to present their research at a BSP conference. Applicants must be a fellow or member of FDS at the time of application unless they are dental care professionals who are not eligible. All fellows and members are required to pay an annual subscription to RCS England. 

Application form

Joint FDS - British Association of Oral Surgeons

The Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with the British Association of Oral Surgeons invites applications for Pump-Priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health and should be related to the field of Oral Surgery. Applicants should be in the early stages of a research career (e.g. pre-doctoral), and maybe working in any field of dentistry. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this first stage application process in mid-November, and the successful applicants will be invited to submit a more detailed second stage application. 

Eligibility

Applicants for the joint FDS/BAOS Pump-Priming grants must be members of the British Association of Oral Surgeons and in good standing. On completion of their research project, successful applicants will be expected to present their research at a BAOS conference. Applicants must be a fellow or member of FDS at the time of application unless they are dental care professionals who are not eligible. All fellows and members are required to pay an annual subscription to RCS England. 

Application form

Joint FDS - British and Irish Society of Oral Medicine

The Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with the British and Irish Society of Oral Medicine invites applications for Pump-Priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health and should be related to the field of Oral Medicine. Applicants should be in the early stages of a research career (e.g. pre-doctoral) and may be working in any field of dentistry. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this first stage application process in mid-November, and the successful applicants will be invited to submit a more detailed second stage application. 

Eligibility

Applicants for the joint FDS/BISOM Pump-Priming grants must be members of the British Association of Oral Surgeons and in good standing. On completion of their research project, successful applicants will be expected to present their research at a BISOM conference. Applicants must be a fellow or member of FDS at the time of application unless they are dental care professionals who are not eligible. All fellows and members are required to pay an annual subscription to RCS England. 

Application form

Joint FDS - British Society of Gerodontology

The Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with the British Society of Gerodontology invites applications for Pump-Priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research that supports oral health and dental services for older people in the UK. Applicants should be in the early stages of a research career (e.g. pre-doctoral). Applicants may be working in any field of dentistry.  Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this first stage application process in mid-November, and the successful applicants will be invited to submit a more detailed second stage application.

Eligibility

Applicants for the joint FDS/BSG Pump-Priming grants must be members of the British Society of Gerodontology and in good standing. On completion of their research project, successful applicants will be expected to present their research at a BSG conference. Applicants must be a fellow or member of FDS at the time of application unless they are dental care professionals who are not eligible. All fellows and members are required to pay an annual subscription to RCS England. 

Application form

Joint FDS - British Society of Paediatric Dentistry

The Faculty of Dental Surgery in conjunction with the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry invites applications for Pump-Priming grants which will be for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research into the oral health of children in the broadest sense. Applicants may be working in any field of dentistry. Applicants should be in the early stages of a research career (e.g. pre-doctoral). Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this first stage application process in mid-November, and the successful applicants will be invited to submit a more detailed second stage application.

Eligibility

Applicants for the joint FDS/BSPD Pump-Priming grants must be members of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry and are expected to remain members of BSPD for 3 years following the award of the grant. They need not be a fellow or member of FDS at the time of application. However, if successful in being awarded a grant, and not already a member or fellow of FDS the applicant will be required to apply to the Awards Committee for the award of fellow or member ad eundem, if eligible. If fellowship or membership is offered, they will be expected to pay an annual subscription to RCS England for the duration of the grant. Those who are not eligible for membership (e.g. dental care professionals) can hold the grant without FDS membership.

Application form

FDS Pump-Priming Grants

The Faculty of Dental surgery invites applications for the 2022 Pump-Priming Grants Scheme competition. The Faculty will award up to five research grants up to a value of £10,000 each. These Pump-Priming grants are designed to meet research consumables costs for new or existing projects. These grants are designed primarily for early career researchers or lecturers and not for individuals who are well established in research. The grants are funded solely by the Faculty of Dental Surgery. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this first stage application process in mid-November, and the successful applicants will be invited to submit a more detailed second-stage application

Eligibility

Applicants must be a fellow or member of FDS at the time of application unless they are dental care professionals who are not eligible. All fellows and members are required to pay an annual subscription to RCS England.

Application form

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