Tag Archive: health

Apr 03

The Health Foundation – Improvement Science Fellowship

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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 …

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Jan 16

Managing Diabetes: A Simple Complexity Guide

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 …

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Jan 09

NIHR – Funding Opportunities for Research & Career Development

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NIHR have published a booklet providing information about their research funding and career development opportunities for researchers based in the NHS, universities, industry and other organisations concerned with health , public health and social care. The NIHR funds a range of research programmes to produce the evidence to enable professionals, policy makers and patients to …

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Dec 17

Academic Health Network – Project call for the Improving Health & Standards Work Programme

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The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) are inviting project submissions under the following Work Programme: Innovation, Industry and Wealth Creation Improving Health and Standards Knowledge and Information Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) The remit of the AHSN NENC is to work with the Trusts, Universities and Clinical …

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Oct 24

Become a National Institute of Health Services Research (NIHR) Reviewer

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NIHR are inviting applications from academics, clinicians, practitioners, public health professionals and also from members of the public, patients and carers to become an NIHR reviewer. The NIHR reviewer community plays a vital part in maintaining and improving the quality of programmes’ projects and outputs. As a reviewer you can make a significant contribution to …

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Oct 24

NIHR – Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme – Funding Opportunities

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There are a number of funding oppportunities available through the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Health Services and Delivery Research Programme. Funding calls as of 24 October are as follows: Researcher-led: Funding for research on questions proposed directly by researches within the programme’s remit Open: apply at any time Closing dates:1pm, 30 Jan20141pm, 17 …

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Aug 25

UKRO Annual Visit – Horizon 2020 Briefing

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Emma Carey, Northumbria’s representative from UKRO, will be visiting the university on Wednesday 11 September to give us an update on the European Commission’s upcoming research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020. There will be a general introduction to Horizon 2020 from 10am-12pm in MEA House Auditorium, followed by bookable slots for individuals to meet with Emma …

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Aug 24

Horizon 2020 – NanoKTN Briefings

The NanoKTN (Knowledge Transfer Network) is involved with several planned events during October 2013 connected with the new Horizon 2020 programme.  The events have been organised in collaboration with the UK National Contact Point and the European Commission in some instances. They cover the NMBP, Transport and Health Thematic areas which fall under the Industrial …

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Jul 16

MRC Requests Input on Horizon 2020 Health Challenge

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The UK’s Medical Research Council has recently re-issued a request for input on the Horizon 2020 health, demographic change and wellbeing challenge: “The MRC currently leads the UK delegation on the FP7 Health Programme Management Committee (PMC). The PMC consists of a delegation from each European Member State and one of the Committee’s roles is …

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May 20

Diet and Health Research Industry Club (DRINC)

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In 2007 BBSRC, in partnership with the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), established DRINC with 15 company members. Over £15M was provided to enable high quality research into diet and health within UK universities and research institutes, aimed at helping the food industry develop products that deliver …

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