Lab research

Information for applicants

Policies and information to help you when applying for a research grant. 

Writing your application

All our grants are reviewed by people with Parkinson's and their carers. So for the best chance of success, we recommend you involve the perspectives of people affected by Parkinson's when developing your application.

Read our guide to​ writing a research grant application (pdf, 250KB) for top tips on preparing your application for funding.

You could also read 10 tips for health research funding success from the Research Design Service.

Animal research

Use of animals in research

All research supported by Parkinson's UK must comply with the NC3Rs requirements to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in research.

We have signed up to the Declaration on Openness on Animal Research.

Please also see our policy on the use of animals in research.

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A complex network of neurons develops as stem cells (iPSCs) derived from the skin of a sporadic Parkinson’s patient are differentiated in vitro into dopaminergic neurons. By Hugo Fernandes, University of Oxford, runner-up in Picturing Parkinson's 2016