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UK MRC Funding for SCWs

Gary Williams gwilliam at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Fri Apr 19 17:14:19 EST 1996

Notification of Revised UK Medical Research Council policy for funding
		Single Chromosome Workshops (SCWs)

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) has recently reviewed its policy
for funding Single Chromosmoe Workshops, in the light of policies
adopted by other agencies. 

- From 1 March 1996, each application to run a SCW in the UK will be
peer reviewed in competition and only those workshops where a fully
justified scientific case is made and accepted will be supported. 

- Requests for funding SCWs should be submitted as fully costed
applications and should include a comprehensive list of potential
participants, plus the costs of subsistence. 

- Requests for travel funds to attend SCWs overseas will be considered
on a case-by-case basis.  Normally only one participant per group will
be considered, and they must be making a substantial contribution to the
generation of the map.  Retrospective travel claims will not be

Contact Address:

Miss Lizanne Ryder
Medical Research Council
20 Park Crescent
London W1N 4AL
Telephone: 0171 636 5422 ext 6281

e-mail: lizanne.ryder at hq.mrc.ac.uk

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