Information for researchers
This section of the website is dedicated to information that could be of use to researchers. Here, you can find our more about funding opportunities available to researchers in Wales. Please use the menu on the left of the screen to find out more about what we can offer researchers.
Below, we have listed a few external resources that may be of interest:
Health and Care Research Wales offers extensive training programme providing high-quality, needs-driven training delivered across Wales by a team of expert facilitators. They offer off the shelf and bespoke training courses which are free of charge to individuals taking part in research in Wales.
The Wales Cancer Bank (WCB) is a biobank that collects samples of tissue and blood from patients in Wales where cancer is a possible diagnosis. The samples are stored to form a biorepository to which researchers worldwide can apply for biosamples and/or data.
Public and Patient Involvement
The Involving People Network brings together members of the public from across Wales who are interested in working with researchers to improve treatments and care. Members have a real impact on research carried out in Wales and have a wide range of interest areas from cancer, mental health and diabetes, to ageing and emergency care.
Research Professional is an excellent resource for finding funding opportunities. Simply type "cancer" into the search box to reveal a wealth of opportunities.
Cardiff University - Central Biotechnology Services
The Central Biotech Services are an ISO 9001:2015 certified not-for-profit Cardiff University technology facility providing access to life sciences research equipment and methodologies, with a focus on cell analysis/imaging, genomics/bioinformatics and proteins/diagnostics. They are part of the Clinical Innovation Hub Division of Cardiff University. Their team of scientific experts offers a comprehensive service including advice on experimental design, sample preparation, data generation and analysis. They also host companies and provide laboratory facilities, technological support, academic consultancy and access to other Cardiff University resources.
They welcome customers from Cardiff University, other academic institutions and industry.