In 2023 The Elizabeth Casson Trust refreshed its research strategy for the next five years in line with our charitable purpose to support the development of the evidence base of occupational therapy in order to strengthen the understanding of the efficacy, utility and unique contribution of occupational therapy.
In 2020 the Trust made two substantial research awards following our call for proposals around the translation of evidence into practice. In total almost £120,000 was granted for:
To read more about these studies and their aims, take a look here.
The Elizabeth Casson Trust is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) non-commercial Partner. This means the studies we fund may be eligible to access the NIHR Study Support Service which is provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network. Learn more about what this means for you here.
The Elizabeth Casson Trust also offers smaller funding opportunity of awards of £500-£5000 to pump-prime research activity. The award is intended to support activities in any stage of a study/ project which is not part of an academic award. The intention is that the activity supports and enables your development as an early researcher. Read more about this funding award here