Sexual health is important for healthy living
It affects everyone but comparatively little is spent on research. Sexual health isn’t just about treatable infections like Chlamydia and… but viruses that can cause cancer of the cervix and throat, and others that cause liver failure, and HIV which destroys the body’s entire defence mechanism.
Funding high quality research
There are huge areas of knowledge that will help the sexual wellbeing of individuals, directly or indirectly, that are waiting to be explored. Our aim is to provide funding to kickstart that research.
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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and in line with other research funding authorities, STIRF announces that applications for funding for: Research funding PhD studentship Are postponed until further notice. STIRF apologizes for any inconvenience, thanks all those working in the health service for their hard work and dedication and wishes… Read more
We are delighted that Xola Potelwa has been awarded a STIRF PhD studentship. Xola is undertaking her PhD at the University of York, under the supervision of Dr Amanda Mason-Jones. Xola is an early career researcher who was previously based in Johannesburg, South Africa where she was leading a team… Read more