Bursaries and awards
CITER supported awards and bursaries provide our members with opportunities to develop new research ideas within the broad remit of tissue engineering, repair and rehabilitation.
Excellence in research is recognised by the annual CITER awards.
Outstanding Early Career Researcher
The CITER Young Investigator Award is given annually and consists of £1000 plus free registration and a keynote lecture at the annual scientific meeting held that year. The award is judged by an independent interdisciplinary team, and recognises high quality research and the growing independence of a post doctorate research associate or research fellow.
CITER Research Bursaries
Research Project Seedcorn Funding
Up to £4000 per project is awarded to pump-prime interdisciplinary research projects. This bursary was initiated in 2014 to give early career researcher's the opportunity to apply for small competitive research funds to support an area of their research interests. Such funding is not widely available elsewhere in the University (specifically in this multi-disciplinary field) and obtaining such funding, especially at the start of their career, substantially enhances the individual's CV and enhances their competiveness for Fellowships.
Up to £2000 per bursary is awarded to facilitate travel for a CITER member to visit an institution overseas to undertake novel research and / or traning in new research techniques.
Conference travel bursaries support our network members to present their research at international conferences worldwide. Up to £1000 per bursary is awarded via a competitive application process.
Summer Undergraduate Student Research Projects
Up to £1520 per project is awarded to fund an undergraduate student placement over the summer with priority given to new, interdisciplinary research projects between our members. The student has the opportunity to present their research as a poster at the following annual scientific meeting.