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Travel & Research Grants

BAHNO Research Grant

Description:

Research grants are awarded by BAHNO annually to fund research that substantially contributes to the body of knowledge in head and neck or thyroid cancer and its management.

Amount:

Up to £6,000 may be available annually. 

Eligibility:

The grants are open to BAHNO members only.  Those applying must be employed in the UK.

Where the applicant is a trainee, support from the trainers (or the supervisor and trainers) and the clinical director must be obtained.  A study should have ethical and R and D approval in the Trust(s) where the research is to be conducted before any grant is given

Requirements:

A proposal and the CV to be submitted to BAHNO secretariat before 21st January annually. Successful applicants must demonstrate that they have secured the whole funding package before BAHNO funding is released. Recipients must also acknowledge BAHNO support in all presentations and academic publications related to the project.

Decision notification date:

All submissions will be acknowledged and a result made within 3 months of the deadline.  Results will be formally announced at BAHNO Annual Meeting.

Previous awards:

2018

INTEGRATE (The National ENT Trainee Research Network) for the BAHNO Head & Neck Surveillance Audit 2018

 

BAHNO Travel Grants

BAHNO offers Travel Grants to help fund a visit for training experience for trainee members of BAHNO.  Visits may be to an institution in the UK or abroad.  Each award is for a maximum of £1,000; the actual amount to be determined by Council.

An application may be submitted at any time before 21st January.  The application will be acknowledged and considered by Council at its next meeting. The awards for the year will be announced at the BAHNO Annual Meeting.  A condition of the award is that the recipient should produce a short written report of their visit for Council; a brief verbal report at the AGM ay also be required.

 

Please send the following to Laura Manning at the BAHNO Secretariat:

  • Outline of visit with intended purpose
  • CV
  • Confirmatory letter from institution(s) to be visited
  • Letter of support from Lead Trainer of Training Programme Director

Previous awards:

2018

John Collin – visiting the University of Florida

Oliver Dale – visiting the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia

Adam Shakir – visiting The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia