Heat adaptation: evaluating interventions to help manage the health effects of heat

The award will fund teams led by researchers from low- or middle-income countries (LMIC) to test interventions to manage heat-related health risks in real settings – not under laboratory conditions. By the end of the award, successful applicants will have delivered a high-quality study testing and evaluating a new or existing heat adaptation intervention with the potential to change policy and practice in LMICs.

Call at a glance 

This scheme is now closed

Career stage:
Where the administering organisation of the lead applicant is based:
Level of funding:

Between £500,000 and £2 million

Duration of funding:

Up to 5 years

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Eligibility and suitability 

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How to apply 

Key dates 

You must submit your application by 17:00 BST on the deadline day. We don’t accept late applications.

Open to New Applications

  1. Preliminary application deadline

    31 May 2022, 17:00 BST
  2. Review

    June 2022
  3. Full applications invited

    July 2022
  4. Full applications deadline

    5 September 2022, 17:00 BST
  5. Panel meeting

    November 2022
  6. Decision

    December 2022

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