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Alzheimer’s Research UK NEWS and funding.

The latest edition of the Alzheimer’s Research UK E-Newsletter can be found Here link. The current opportunities are Grant Schemes: Major Project Grants, Interdisciplinary Research Grants, Senior Research Fellowships, Research Fellowships, Travelling Research Fellowships, Global Clinical Trials Fund expressions of interest Online Deadline: 3 July 2015 ________________________________________ Grant Scheme: Dementia Consortium expressions of interest Online […]

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Enterprise Awards WWW final votes push, seating

  Enterprise awards final votes – Voting closes at midnight tonight so please help in the final push for votes for Walking Works Wonders by sharing these links : One to watch walking. Walking works wonders  YouTube #LboroEnterpriseAwards

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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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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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Advancing Healthcare Science Awards – 26/01/15

Allied health professionals, healthcare scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles have until 26 January 2015 to enter the Advancing Healthcare Awards, the unique awards programme which crosses boundaries and fosters partnership working. This year, with new awards from Public Health England, Academy for Healthcare Science and the Welsh Government, the programme […]

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Research councils seek members for ruling bodies

The Natural Environment Research Council, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and ther Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council are all looking for council members. NERC is seeking up to five members and the EPSRC is looking for four. The BBSRC has one vacancy. The deadline for applications for the NERC and BBSRC vacancies […]

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UK cell therapy research funding database launched

The Cell Therapy Catapult has collaborated with the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform, the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Association of Medical Research Charities to develop a database of UK cell therapy research funding. The database, which is launched today, has identified over 100 sources of funding from 34 organisations, totalling over £3bn for which cell […]

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Guest blogger – Peter Strutton – Knowledge Transfer Partnerships @Lboro

The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme is funded by Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board, TSB) – this is the Government’s major routes to innovation funding for businesses. The KTP is, as its name suggests, a partnership (6-36 months) between three parties: a company with a significant opportunity/challenge that it does not currently have the […]

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Dr Sara Read Appointed Editor of Early Modern Medicine Blog

Dr Sara Read (English and Drama) has been appointed as editor of the Early Modern Medicine blog. The blog features articles on all aspects of health and well being in the early modern period. The blog has been running for a couple of years and has a growing audience (4000 for the last article in one […]

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Consultation: ICT 4 Ageing Society Strategic Agenda – Open until 24/10/14

The AgeingWell Network has launched a consultation on priorities for the ICT 4 Ageing domain. The AgeingWell Network is a project co-funded by the European Commission. Its aim is to build and animate a European network focused on improving the quality of life of elderly people by promoting the market uptake of ICT solutions for […]

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