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Call for applications for MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme 2015

The MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme 2015 is calling for applications from researchers who would like to interact with MEPs and provide scientific expertise. The aim of the scheme is to enhance knowledge-based decisions and to facilitate better public awareness of EU policies and to foster greater mutual understanding. Successful applicants will be paired with MEPs and […]

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LIIPS Measurement for Improvement workshop

LIIPS is holding a Measurement for Improvement workshop on Thursday 30 July 2015, from 1.30 to 4.30pm, in central Leicester This workshop is about measurement for improvement in quality. Quality has six dimensions: Safety, person centeredness, equity, efficiency, effectiveness and timeliness. We cannot know what to improve or track improvement against an intervention unless we […]

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CLAHRC Capacity development and training programmes

A number of training opportunities are available • Getting your message across: communicating.  26th of  June -Nottingham • Quality improvement techniques to enable the translation of evidence into practice. 29th of June -Leicester • What is implementation research? 30th June -Leicester • Introduction to research methods (quantitative and qualitative). 2nd of July -Nottingham • Critical appraisal skills.  […]

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Public Involvement(PI) Workshop

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The PI workshops are designed to help researchers to plan meaningful and appropriate PI in their research proposals in order to improve the overall quality of a bid. They will give researchers an opportunity to consider PI during bid development and beyond, helping researchers capture this within their applications. […]

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Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy 2015

At the end of the course, participants should be able to Appreciate the diversity of test usage and study designs Understand potential risk of bias and concerns regarding applicability Understand the concept underlying approaches to meta-analysis Explore heterogeneity Create different types of analysis (in RevMan and Stata) Summarise results and draw appropriate conclusion From Wednesday […]

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HSRN Symposium 2015

The Health Services Research Network (HSRN) Symposium presents the leading edge of health services research in a multidisciplinary programme that includes research presentations and posters, plenaries from research and service leaders, and commissioned themes. Delegates attend from a broad range of organisations: NHS and social care bodies, patient and citizen groups, universities and research institutes, industry […]

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Health Education East Midlands Clinical Scholar Awards 2015/16

Applications for the programme are invited from clinicians looking to develop a career in clinical academia. The Clinical Scholar Awards are a funded opportunity providing training and experience to develop NHS staff to progress along the clinical academic pathway. Up to 19 places are available on the scheme for NHS Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, […]

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The Burdett Trust for Nursing: Funding schemes

If you’re a practising health professional and have interest in performing research, the Burdett Trust for Nursing has funding for you. The Trust offers multiple schemes, outlined in further detail see link Deadline is the 18th of July at midnight.

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BASEM are pleased to announce that The Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine (ISEM) is once again supporting the Annual “Association and Institute Prize for Sport and Exercise Medicine” which will be awarded at the BASEM Annual Conference taking place from 12th – 13th November 2015. The organisers would like to invite submissions of abstracts for poster […]

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Policing in Partnership: Working With Vulnerable Citizens and Communities

Wednesday 17 June, 10am – 3pm Design School, Loughborough University This event showcases innovative research being undertaken by academics with police and practitioners in the areas of policing, social care and community safety. Key themes to be explored include vulnerability, victimhood, communities and cohesion, the changing nature of policing partnerships, and effective working in a […]

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