Small Grants Scheme


About the Grant

To encourage investigative research in histopathology, particularly aimed at generating research data which may contribute towards a substantive application to a funding body 

A maximum sum of £10 000


Who is eligible?

Trainees (specialist registrars or honorary specialist registrars) consultants & post- doctoral histopathology trainees who are members of the Society


Deadline Date

1 April & 1 October

How do I apply?

Apply here 

Please upload completed Part BPart C document during the application process.

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying 

Trainee's Small Grant Terms & Conditions                                                    

Consultant's Pump Priming Small Grant Terms & Conditions                       

Post-Doctoral Collaborative Small Grant Terms & Conditions                        

Trainee's Collaborative Small Grant  Terms & Conditions

Examples of Projects funded from the Small Grants Scheme


Immune profiling in Metastatic Uveal Melanoma April 2019 Dr Y Krishna, Univeristy of Liverpool

Is cardiac innervation altered in the inherited cardiomyopathies October 2018 Dr J Westaby St George's University of London

The role of lipocalin2 (LCN2) in breast cancer: A ptential key driver of lymphovascular invcasion April 2018 Dr S Kurozumi, Nottingham City Hosptial

Cancer-associated mutations in normal endometrium April 2018 Dr Luiza Moore, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge

Elucidating the pathogenesis of mitochodrially inherited tubulointerstitial kidney disease October 2017 Dr James McCaffrey, University of Cambridge

Investigating the Tumour Micrenvieonment using Multiplex Digital Analysis in Non-Caucasian Breast Cancer October 2017 Dr Aisling Longworth, University of Birmingham

Characterising the cancer-associated fibroblast phenotype in lung cancer using single cell RNA sequencing October 2017 Dr Sara Waise, University of Southampton 

Investigation of Tumour Infiltrating Lumphocytes as indicators of prognosis and treatment response in Cholangiocarcinoma, October 2017 Dr I Egbuniwe, Queen's Medical Cente, Nottingham

Heterogeneity of microRNA expression in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, April 2017 Dr J Griffin, University of Sheffield

Development of the minimally invasive perinatal autopsy: Endoscopic, April 2015 Dr C Hutchinson, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London related publication from this small grant by Dr Hutchinson

Genetic Mechanisms in Colorectal Polyposis Dr Emma Short, University Hospital Wales

Investigating early molecular changes in colorectal cancer Dr Kate Marks, Leeds Institute of Cancer & Pathology

A Pilot Study of the Role of Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase-1 in the Progression of Breast Cancer Dr Vijay Sharma, Royal Liverpool Hospital

Malignant Bone Tumours with H3F3A Mutations: A Genomic and Epigenetic Study Dr Peter Ellery, UCL

Investigating the interplay between CTCF haploinsufficiency and DNA stability using proteomic approaches approaches Dr Sarah Aitken, University of Cambridge full published article

Defining the regulatory mechanisms of CDKN2A loss in chordoma Dr D Lindsay, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Protein imbalance as a putative pathogenic mechanism in the progression of Barrett's oesophagus Dr G Hutchins, University of Leeds

Establishing the response of Human Microglia after acute paediatric brain injury Dr A Young, University of Cambridge

Integrated genomic and molecular pathological characterisatioin of hepatocellular carcinoma Dr S Aitken, University of Cambridge

CTCF maintains regulatory homeostasis of cancer pathways Dr S Aitken, University of Cambridge 


Consultant's Pump-Priming Small Grant

Methylation-specific markers for circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) in patients with chordoma April 2020 Dr D Lindsay, Royal National Orthopaedic Hosptial

Leukocyte associated immunoglobulin like receptor-1 confers poor prognosis in invasive Breast Carcinoma: Transcriptomic driven study  Consultant's Pump-Priming Small Grant April 2017 Prof E Rakha, University of Nottingham

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