Guidance: Successful applications to this scheme clearly articulate how the expected research outcomes aim to enhance our understanding of health and illness and/or have the potential to lead to improved lives in East London.
You should structure your answer following the headings above.
Describe the background to the project and how it has arisen. In this section, provide the evidence base/justification for the proposal, including the current state of the field/area. It is important to include details of any preliminary work (published or unpublished) that has led to this proposal.
Include citations, where appropriate, to the literature as well as your own work (including to figures/data uploaded as Additional Information).
Describe the key research questions and/or hypotheses that you will address through this work. If your project does not have an underlying hypothesis, describe how this work will lead to progress in the field.
3. Work plan
Clearly explain how you will address your project’s aims.
Provide enough information to demonstrate why you consider your approach will
be successful. Include, as appropriate:
- details of
any validation already undertaken or rationale for using the selected protocols
- the proposed
sample size (including power calculations)
- method(s) for
risks and associated mitigation plans
- details of
4. Expected outcomes/outputs
the key outcomes/outputs that are expected to arise from this project.
5. Role of the team members involvedOutline the skills or expertise of each team member (including lead and co-applicants, collaborators and staff) and the role they will play in the delivery of the project.
6. How this will lead to an application for a larger grant in the future
What are your plans for follow-on funding? Please be specific where possible. For example, which funder/scheme you would approach for this.