Select Committee on Science and Technology Written Evidence


APPENDIX 2

Table 1

DETAILS OF WELLCOME TRUST GRANTS FOR RESEARCH THAT MAY HOLD COLLECTIONS OF HUMAN GENETIC MATERIAL

Year
No of Fellowship
Grants
No of Project
Grants
No of Programme
Grants
Total No of
grants
Total cost (£)
1991
1
  
  
1
21,090
1992
2
1
  
3
195,220
1994
3
3
  
6
403,394
1995
20
10
3
33
9,355,463
1996
27
7
13
47
8,253,433
1997
17
14
  
31
5,043,304
1998
16
18
2
36
5,364,994
1999
13
11
  
24
3,841,220
2000
13
6
   
19
2,780,937
Totals
112
70
18
200
35,261,055


Description of the different grant types

  Fellowship Grant—Provides post-doctoral researchers with support, over three to five years, to enable them to obtain research training in a new discipline or in their own field.

  Project Grant—Supports research for up to three years conducted by holders of a tenure (an established academic post) in a university or institution in the UK or Republic of Ireland.

  Programme Grant—Supports research over five years, that can be carried out on a long term basis which allows researchers to retain a research team and a regular source of funding.


 
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