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3rd European Conference on Design 4 Health, July 2015

Design4Health2015 will be held at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK from Monday 13th to Thursday 16th July 2015.    Deadline for abstracts – Mon 5 Jan 2015 Design 4 Health 2015 provides an opportunity to reflect on how the disciplines of design and health might develop new ways of thinking and working, and how we […]

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MediCity Innovators’ Week 2014 – Total Wellness

Full information on the event here. Full programme can be found here.   Event breakdown: Monday ‘The Launch’ Marks the first anniversary of MediCity, launch of MediCity Innovators’ Week 2014 and Global Entrepreneurship Week. – Invitation only   Tuesday ‘Proactive approaches to chronic conditions’ Tuesday is dedicated to focusing on proactive health and chronic conditions, including diabetes, […]

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Proof of Concept funding from BioProNET – 12/12/14

Proof of concept funding (about £1.0 Million in total) is designed to stimulate collaborations between BioProNET members that will springboard further applications for funding from the BBSRC, RCUK, Horizon 2020, IB Catalyst and other funding bodies. Funding is available for projects of up to 12 months duration, maximum, and to a FEC award value of […]

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HSE Synthetic Biology Survey – 10/11/2014 deadline

The Biological Agents Policy Unit of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is conducting a fact-finding survey and wants to hear your views. The survey is part of a policy project to assess the types of coordination and interaction that are necessary to realise the full potential of synthetic biology whilst simultaneously ensuring its safe […]

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Brainplay – Is preventative healthcare a solution to 21st century diseases? 19/11/2014

The Cube – In collaboration with Loughborough University- will be presenting the first BRAINPLAY of the Autumn/Winter season entitled  “Preventative Medicine”. This topic was chosed as health is becoming an increasingly important topic as resources become more limited and the rise of complex diseases are on the rise. Lead host for the night will be  Dr. Dale Eslinger (SSEHS), […]

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NIHR Fellowship Seminar – Nottingham, 27/11/2014

Thursday 27th November 2014 – 12.00 pm – 2.30pm To be held in: South Block, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH This is the second in a series of talks and workshops which offer insight and advice to potential applicants to any of the NIHR fellowship programmes. The NIHR Fellowship scheme includes Doctoral, Post-Doctoral, Career Development and Senior […]

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NUH Patient Safety Conference – 06/01/2014

Nottingham University Hospitals is delighted to be hosting a regional Patient Safety Conference with a stimulating line up of national and local speakers. Dr Suzette Woodward, the Campaign Director for the Health Secretary’s ‘Sign up to Safety’ campaign, will be opening the day. The conference aims to empower staff to speak out safely for patients […]

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Medicity Innovators Week 2014- Total Wellness, Nov 17th – 21st

MediCity Innovators’ Week 2014 aims to inspire, create, and accelerate innovative ideas that will ultimately improve the health and wellbeing of tomorrow. They are looking for exhibitors, sponsors, and delegates to get involved in this brilliant and exciting event. If you are interested in exhibiting, stands are £250 for the week – If you are interested […]

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Enhancing Health Research for Our Multi-Ethnic Society – 6/11/2014

This workshop aims to increase participants’ confidence and competence to conduct or encourage high quality health-related research that considers ethnicity by employing a combination of interactive talks, individual work and small group exercises, to: Raise awareness of the importance of considering ethnicity in health-related research Highlight conceptual and operational challenges in researching ethnicity, health and […]

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EPSRC Sandpit: Water Energy Food Nexus – 04/11/2014

Securing a sustainable supply of water, energy and food is a key global issue. An increasing demand for land/food/energy/water, urbanisation and the need to limit exploitation of these resources in a move towards a more sustainable economy will increase the strain on local, national and international resources. In response to these challenges EPSRC, with input […]

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