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

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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Tomorrow (13/9/2013) is the last opportunity for Early Career Researchers in English to book onto AHRC’s Peer Review College Workshop which will take place in London on 8th November. Participants will find out more about peer review in the AHRC and learn some top tips for applications from members of the Peer Review College.

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NIHR – Call for Panel and Board Members

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)  currently have opportunities for  professional contributors on a number of  advisory groups: Panel and Board Members Panel Chairs The NIHR commissions and funds NHS, social care and public health research that is essential for delivering our responsibilities in public, health and personal social services. Becoming a Panel or Board…

AHRC Peer Review: Make It Work For You *Live*

The AHRC is hosting the second of its two peer review events today at RIBA in London to support best practice in writing and reviewing grant applications. Topics covered include: What makes a successful grant application to the AHRC? Insights into other HEIs’ internal peer review processes How does the AHRC Peer Review College assess…

EPSRC Chairman on National Importance and Research Plans

Recently appointed EPSRC Chairman, Dr Paul Golby, has announced two independent reviews into strategic advice used by EPSRC and the peer review process. This follows time spent last summer consulting with the research community on some of their key concerns. On National Importance, Golby has said that “clearer guidance has been introduced to remove the…

NERC to make Peer Review College membership compulsory

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) last week announced its intention to strengthen its Peer Review College membership by making it a condition of all funded research grants submitted to closing dates on or after 1st July 2012: “The Principal Investigator is required to consent to membership of the NERC Peer Review College, if a…