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NIHR – HTA Commissioned Calls : deadline 18th Dec 2014

The Department of Health’s National Institute for Health Research invites outline proposals and evidence syntheses under the commissioned funding stream of its health technology programme. The following five research topics are currently open, with a closing date of the 18 December: 14/157 – Improving the mental health of children and young people with long term […]

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Cumberland Initiative – Festival of Evidence – 20-24 October 2014

Based at Runnymede-­on-­Thames, Windsor. The Cumberland Initiative aims to transform the quality and cost of NHS care delivery through simulation, modelling and systems thinking. Using evidence reproducibly to deliver higher quality care with greater efficiency at scale remains a major challenge. This will be an opportunity to share and consolidate all we know about taking a whole systems approach to health and social care. […]

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Health Foundation – Efficiency Research Programme, 20/10/14

The Efficiency Research Programme invites researchers to submit ideas on issues of system efficiency and value for money. They are seeking innovative research ideas that support long-term transformational change, and can lead to improved quality of health and social care services in an integrated way. They plan to find and work with experienced research teams in health economics, […]

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Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine – 14/01/15

The Wellcome Trust, in association with the UK Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Medicine network, is pleased to announce the third Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine meeting. This meeting will bring together leaders from academia, regulatory bodies, healthcare organisations, pharmaceutical and diagnostics industries, to discuss recent progress in this area. The year’s meeting will focus on the UK environment […]

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4th International Congress of Coaching Psychology 2014, 11/12/14

4th International Congress of Coaching Psychology 2014 Changing Lives, Changing Worlds – Inspiring Collaborations 11-12 December 2014, Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury The Congress is the culmination of a series of events to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the British Psychological Society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology. The following themes will be covered : Coaching Psychology: […]

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H2020 2015 Health Calls Now Open!

The European Commission has launched the 2015 call for projects under the Horizon 2020 Health, demographic change and wellbeing challenge. The Health work programme is available here Specific information for each call can be found here

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NIHR – Public Health Research Programme – 11/12/14

The NIHR invites applications for the researcher-led call for proposals under its public health research programme. This programme supports research that evaluates public health interventions, specifically to provide new knowledge on the benefits, costs, acceptability and wider impacts of non-NHS interventions intended to improve the health of the public and reduce inequalities in health. Applicants […]

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NIHR – Research Funding Seminars – Sept & Oct

The Research Design Service East Midlands provides information and support to clinicians and academics who are seeking funding for Health Service Research. As part of this provision they are offering the following funding seminars locally.  To register for your free place please email :

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Synthetic Biology Symposium, London 22/09/14

Organised by IChemE’s Biochemical Special Interest Group, the Synthetic Biology Symposium 2014 will feature important advances in synthetic biology from leading companies in the field, ranging from industrial to healthcare applications. For the programme and more details then please follow this link.

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COMPETITION: Cash Prizes for student designers to brand ‘Walking Works Wonders’

Walking Works Wonders is a commercialisation project funded by the Loughborough University Enterprise Projects Group and Loughborough University Development Trust. The project builds on the highly successful workplace health intervention which was a major research output of the Working Late project ( led by Professor Cheryl Haslam, Director of the Work and Health Research Centre, SSEHS. […]

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