Established in 2017, the award is made in recognition of the outstanding contribution MND campaigner, Gordon Aikman, made to improving the clinical care of MND in Scotland and his passion for delivering clinical trials.
This award is joint-funded by MND Scotland and the Scottish Government, with an annual £25,000 investment from each, making its total value £50,000 per year.
Funding is available to clinical researchers and healthcare workers in NHS Scotland or Scottish Higher Education Institutions, for projects directly relevant to the care or management of people with MND. The award can be made either as a whole or in several smaller packages, for projects running from 1-2 years. Awards of up to 3 years will be made in exceptional circumstances.
Administered by the University of Edinburgh, proposals must meet at least one of the following criteria:
2021 applications are now open until 5pm on Friday 22nd January 2021. For more information on the criteria, funding and the application process, visit the University of Edinburgh.
Craig Stockton, Chief Executive - MND Scotland
12 April 2021
29 March 2021
09 March 2021
12 February 2021