Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund

Leicester, University of Leicester, Wellcome Trust, Institutional Strategic Support Fund, ISSF

Leicester WTISSF: Crossing discipline, ethnic and social boundaries to promote health

The latest ISSF award to Leicester is a five year award spanning years 2017 to 2021. The sum of £300k per calendar year is available from the Wellcome Trust (£1.5M total).

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Bench and taps Launch event 2017 Lecture theatre Launch 2017 skulls

Fellows Cohort

Midlands Symposium 2018

The CRICK InstituteEquality, Diversity, InclusionPublic Engagement


Lecture Theatre Blue Lab coat Looking at a model

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The PI for the award is Professor Andrew Fry (amf5@le.ac.uk), Director of Research and the Manager is Anna Harding, Assistant Registrar(aijh1@le.ac.uk)



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