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The CANTAB Research Grant

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Applications for the 2016 Research Grant are now closed. If you would like to be notified when applications open for next year, please submit your details using the form below. 

The winners of the most recent grant awards can be found here

The Cambridge Cognition CANTAB Research Grant is open to anyone conducting research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry and related subjects where cognitive function is being measured as part of a study. The grant fund is intended to support with the costs of conducting a research study or costs associated with presenting their research at an event.

The winning application will be rewarded with a financial prize, access to support from the science team at Cambridge Cognition and a CANTAB Connect Research* license to reliably measure cognitive function in their research project.

Global Prize: The CANTAB Research Grant: $1,500

Plus awards for outstanding applications from the following regions:
America: $750
Europe: €650
UK: £500

Application deadline: 22nd May 2016

Award date: June 2016


Who can apply?

CANTAB Research Grants are open to anyone conducting research in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience or related subjects and will be awarded to support a research project where cognitive function is being measured.  

What does the research grant include?

The research grant provides the winner with a financial grant to support the costs of undertaking their research and a 1 year license for CANTAB Connect Research* to use as the assessment tool in their study.

CANTAB Connect Research includes validated neuropsychological assessments and cloud-based data management software for fast, reliable and precise measurement of cognitive function in all areas of research. 
The winner will also have access to mentoring and support from Cambridge Cognition's expert cognitive scientists. 

CANTAB Connect Research includes voiceover test administration instructions in the following languages: 

  • English
  • French
  • Latin American Spanish
  • European Spanish
  • German
  • Dutch
  • Danish
  • Finnish
  • Italian
  • Hebrew
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Korean
  • Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong)
  • Traditional Chinese (Taiwan)

The application process usually consists of the following elements: 

  • Research proposal (max. 2000 words)
  • Statement on how the funding will be utilized (max. 500 words)
  • Reference in support of the application from a senior member of the relevant university faculty.

*An iPad is required to run CANTAB Connect Research.

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