Updated Jul 23, 2020CLOSED

Peacebuilding and Resilience in an era of global health challenges: a bilateral research call to enhance understanding and support for mental health challenges in Colombia

The scheme calls for internationally competitive and cross disciplinary research projects, that aim to enhance the evidence base on understanding and addressing the mental health challenges facing post-conflict societies in Colombia

The call is structured around four overarching themes:
• Mental health conditions, including; post-traumatic stress disorder and co-morbid conditions such as depression and anxiety
• Substance misuse and dependence
• Gender and interpersonal violence
• Mental health care systems and services
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CLOSEDAug 03, 2020Deadline
Up to £333,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasMental Health (Health)
Gender-based Violence (Gender)
Proposals must meet the criteria listed below:
• Proposals must have both a UK and a Colombian principal investigator (PI), as well as coinvestigators from both countries, as appropriate to the research proposed and input should be balanced across the two countries.
• Applicants can only be PI on one proposal.
• Colombian PIs cannot be involved in any other grants currently funded by Minciencias.
• Any principal investigators and co-Investigators must be from an organisation eligible for UKRI or Minciencias funding.
• Applicants can be named on more than one proposal as a Co-Investigator, providing they have sufficient time available to work on all relevant proposals if they were all to be successful.
• The UK funding for this initiative comes from the Newton fund. This means that the funding will be awarded in a manner that fits with Official Development Assistance (ODA) requirements. All proposals under this call must therefore be compliant with these guidelines. See FAQ document for further information.

Application Directions

For UK applications, please refer to the additional documents listed in the attached guidelines in preparation for submission.


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