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Royal Society Fellowships – Deadline 11th Sept 14

The Royal Society invites applications for its university fellowship programme. This supports outstanding scientists in the UK who are in the early stages of their research career and have the potential to become leaders in the fields of life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine and direct biomedical research. Applicants must be […]

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BrightFocus Foundation – Postdoc Awards in Alzheimers Research – Deadline 14th Oct 14

The BrightFocus Foundation invites applications for its postdoctoral fellowship awards in Alzheimer’s disease research. These support young researchers in their final stages of mentored training. Projects should be in an established laboratory that will serve as the basis for the applicant’s own independent research career. Applications are invited from junior and senior postdoctoral fellows holding […]

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Wellcome Trust / NIH 4-year PhD Studentships – Deadline 3rd November ’14

The Wellcome Trust and the National Institutes of Health invite applications for their four-year PhD studentships. These enable postgraduate students to undertake international, collaborative PhD training based in both a UK or Republic of Ireland academic institution and the intramural campus of NIH at Bethesda, Maryland, US. Students will undertake a collaborative project and be […]

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New Brochure – Getting Involved with CLARHC East Midlands

CLARHC -EM have  produced a new brochure to highlight the many ways you can get involved in their work; from patient and public involvement and working with industry, to capacity development, research support and shaping our future projects.

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4th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise – LU 1-3rd September

In September 2014 (1st-3rd) the 4th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise will take place at Loughborough University, UK. The conference is dedicated to promoting cutting edge empirical inquiry, advancements in qualitative methods, and debates about methodology, theory, representation, criteria, ethics, and practice. We welcome quality work from researchers working in sport and […]

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EPSRC High Value Manufacturing Fellowships – Deadline 29th August

Funded by EPSRC and coordinated by the University of Sheffield AMRC, the fellowship programme aims to increase academic involvement in the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Academic fellows will carry out research at one or more of the seven centres that form the HVM Catapult. The fellowships will enable academic staff to spend six-month research visits, spread over one to four years, in […]

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Review : Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body Conference: LU 22-23rd July 2014

This week a group of almost 60 scholars from all over the world met in the School of Arts, English and Drama for a conference exploring aspects of women’ s health and wellbeing in early modern England (c. 1500-1780). The conference provided a space where scholars from various academic disciplines could meet to explore the […]

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Understanding the NHS – A Useful Guide

An online guide has been published for anyone undertaking research and trying to navigate their way around the new structures, or explaining to the public how the NHS fits together. The guide can be found at this link.

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RDS PPI Handbook – Useful Resource

The Resesarch Design Service PPI Handbook has been created for researchers as a guide to help in the planning, managing and implementation of PPI activities. Demonstrating PPI and the continued involvement of patients and members of the public is a very important part of developing a successful grant application and is often a marker of […]

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Wellcome Trust – Strategic Awards in Biomedical Science

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its strategic awards in biomedical science. These provide flexible forms of support to research groups with outstanding track records in their field. In particular, research should address the trust’s following strategic challenges: •  maximising the health benefits of genetics and genomics; •  understanding the brain; •  combating infectious disease; […]

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