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Sam King

Check out the new look NIHR website which brings all parts of the NIHR together into a more user friendly, stakeholder focused design.

The funding section lists all opportunities for funding research and career development opportunities, including how to apply and how NIHR can help.



Horizon 2020 – Health – key areas identified for 2016-17 Workprogramme

piggy bank

An Advisory Group set up by the European Commission to look at priority areas for the 2016-17 Workprogramme for the Societal Challenge ‘Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing has recommended  to deliver a  a coherent research programme with interdisciplinary, shared competences and convergence between research areas, including social science and humanities and science, technology and medicine.…

EU Marketplace for eHealth & European Innovation Partnership on Active Health & Ageing

Happy Old Man by Marg CC BY 2.0

The Commission is organising an open innovative event aimed at bringing together action groups and reference sites from the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Aging, connected health ecosystems, SMEs, innovators, public officials, patient groups, academics, entrepreneurs and buyers. The EU Marketplace for eHealth & European Innovation Partnership on Active Health & Ageing will…

Alona Welby

There will be a webinar on the European Commission’s Health programme, the funding priorities for 2014 priorities and how to apply. It will take place on Wednesday 30 July 2014 from 2.00pm – 3.30pm. You can register through the link.

David Young

“The Health Hackfest 2014 is a 2-day hackathon for software developers, hardware hackers, designers, researchers, entrepreneurs, business developers and healthcare professionals wanting to have a positive impact on the future of healthcare.” You can register for free at the Eventbrite page.

The Health Foundation – Improvement Science Fellowship

The Health Foundation’s Improvement Science Fellowship programme offers support for fellows to develop their potential to become leaders in the field of improvement science, building practical knowledge about what works to improve healthcare. This senior post-doctoral Fellowship offers three years’ funding to lead original, applied research dedicated to improving healthcare in the UK, and a…

Managing Diabetes: A Simple Complexity Guide

Daily injection by Sarah G

Professor Robert Geyer, Lancaster University will be visiting Northumbria University to deliver a seminar on Managing Diabetes: a Simple Complexity Guide. The event takes place on 23rd January, 2014 from 12:00-1 pm, EBA108, Ellison Building on the University’s Newcastle city campus. “Diabetes is and will continue (for the foreseeable future) to be one of the major health…