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.
Links providing reliable and accurate info on issues relating to sexual health
We invite researchers in various fields related to sexual health, HIV and other sexually transmitted viruses to apply for research funds. Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Foundation (STIRF) was set up to pump prime research projects relating to the epidemiology, pathophysiology, management, and health care delivery of sexually transmitted infections and… Read more
The Sexually Transmitted Infection Research Foundation (STIRF) is a local charity which supports research relating to all aspects of sexual health including clinical practice, public health, microbiology, health economics and behavioural science. STIRF wishes to fund a PhD Studentship up to a maximum of £60 000 over 3-4 years and… Read more