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We make three kinds of award: for scientific research; for research into the social and psychological impacts of the condition; and for research into improving health services for people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). 


Dr Miles Parkes

Our work based on Crohn's and Colitis UK support represents truly ground-breaking scientific research

Dr Miles Parkes
Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

Research Awards 2018

Applications are invited for grants to be awarded in 2018 by Crohn’s and Colitis UK.  Research Projects may be directed towards:

  • Medical - any aspect of Inflammatory Bowel Disease relevant to a better understanding of the causes or mechanisms of IBD or better treatment for IBD patients. 
  • Living with IBD – any aspect of the social and psychological impact of Inflammatory Bowel Disease including research into ways of helping patients and their families to live with IBD.
  • Health Services – research with the potential to improve the services provided to the UK’s IBD community and to drive up standards of care for patients with IBD.

Funding for any one project is normally subject to a maximum of £120,000 over a period of up to three years.  Applications for funding of pilot studies are also encouraged.

2018 Applications have now closed. 

For more information regarding these awards, please contact us at research@crohnsandcolitis.org.uk or on 01727 734 468.