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NIHR article – a helping hand in PPI

A helping hand The National Institute of Health Research wants researchers to involve patients and the public at all stages of the research cycle, and demonstrating how you will do this is an important part of any proposal to the NIHR. This article on Research Professional hears from Simon Denegri, the institute’s national director for public […]

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MRC – Research Grants – Molecular and Cellular Medicine – May15

These are suitable for focused research projects that may be short- or long-term in nature. In addition, they can be used to support method development and continuation of research facilities and may involve more than one research group or institution. Grants do not typically exceed £1 million. Funding is usually given on the basis of […]

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NHS Innovation Accelerator

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) programme aims to give patients more equitable access to cutting edge, high impact products, processes and technologies, by focusing on the conditions and cultural change needed to enable the NHS to adopt innovations that matter to patients, at scale and pace. The NIA invites leading healthcare pioneers from around the world […]

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Prof. Elaine Hobby – Herbal history book selected by Choice Magazine

Choice magazine has selected the book the History of Herbal Medicine as one of its Outstanding Academic Titles for 2014. Prof. Elaine Hobby was a contributor to this book. This is a highly coveted badge of distinction for the book. The Bloomsbury web page promoting the titles that have been selected can be found here:  

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CHILL / CLAHRC Seminar on Knowledge Sharing – 16/03/15

The Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL) at Nottingham University Business School, in collaboration with NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands, are pleased to announce that Vicky Ward, an NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Fellow, will be delivering an interactive seminar on the challenges of knowledge sharing. The seminar will be held on 16th March 2015, starting […]

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Innovating for Improvement programme – Deadline 10/02/15

The Health Foundation has just opened the call for their ‘Innovating for Improvement’ programme. Full details are available here. In summary: funding available for 20 projects to test and develop innovative ideas and approaches to improving health care delivery and/or the way people manage their own health care. each team will receive up to £75,000 […]

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Masters Award in Medical Humanities (Wellcome)- 01/5/14

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its master’s awards in medical humanities. These enable scholars to undertake basic training in research and methods through a one-year master’s course in the history of medicine or medical humanities. Use your LU Login to view more details here :

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NIHR Aspiring Non-medical clinical academic career meeting – 18/02/15

The NIHR is hosting its 2nd Non-Medical Profession Research Meeting on 18th February 2015 in Birmingham. The meeting is aimed at early career and aspiring researchers from the nursing, midwifery, allied health, pharmacy and healthcare scientist professions. Attendance is free of charge and registration is now open  to book a place (follow the link below). […]

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NAT Collaborative Research and Development workshops – Save the Dates!

Innovate UK and the NC3Rs are to hold a series of networking events in February 2015 to build consortia for a collaborative research and development call in Non-Animal Technologies (NAT). The competition will be open to companies developing NAT technologies relevant to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, agrochemical, personal care, consumer product and contract research industries, […]

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Tandem Launch Event – 29/01/2015

Why should we consider to make the most out of the coach-athlete relationship? Because this relationship can serve as a motivating, rewarding, satisfying, assuring, comforting and most importantly purposeful resource to help you reach your full potential. Tandem is an evidence-based relationship and communication  tool that is available to support the coach and the athlete […]

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