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Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Newsletter No.20: 31 May 2019 31 May 2019 The latest news, events, funding opportunities and fellowships from Elizabeth Blackwell Institute.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Newsletter No.20: 31 May 2019 31 May 2019 The latest news, events, funding opportunities and fellowships from Elizabeth Blackwell Institute.
  • Looking to the future for women in medicine 29 May 2019 Our namesake, Elizabeth Blackwell, obtained her medical degree in 1849 and 170 years later as many women as men are now entering medical school. However, does this mean that perceptions and attitudes have changed? Does everyone truly have the same opportunities? Sarah Blackmore from Elizabeth Blackwell Institute recently spoke at the Medical Women's Federation conference on the subject. Hear what she had to say...
  • Further funding advancing health research at Bristol 29 May 2019 Elizabeth Blackwell Institute nurtures research to improve health for all. We're proud to share the recent funding successes of some of our awardees who have gone on to secure further awards for their research projects in three very different areas: smart stem cells, the genetics of osteoarthritis, and spinal cord injury.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Newsletter No.19: 29 March 2019 2 April 2019 The latest news, events, funding opportunities and fellowships from Elizabeth Blackwell Institute.
  • Life Sciences South West – going for growth 27 March 2019 For the first time Life Sciences has been properly recognised locally as an enabler of growth. This could mean more opportunities for employment for University of Bristol students and more potential for research collaborations with partners benefitting from the close proximity. Richard Seabrook, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute’s Advisor on Business Development, explains what’s next for the strategy to deliver long-term growth for the Life Sciences sector in the South West.
  • Data-driven innovation improving human health 26 March 2019 The Alan Turing Institute announced the launch of its health programme. It aims to accelerate the understanding of human disease and improve human health using data-driven innovation in artificial intelligence and statistical science: read more to see how you can get involved.
  • The West of England AHSN Evidence into Practice Challenge 2019/20 21 March 2019 The West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN) have embarked on an exciting programme of work to support the development, spread, and adoption of new innovations or improvements that will deliver better quality healthcare outcomes for patients, whilst providing better value for money for commissioners across the region.
  • Balance for Better - achieving true equality 21 March 2019 Fiona McPhail, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Diversity and Inclusion Champion reflects on International Women’s Day and gives her thoughts on what it will take to achieve true equality, diversity and inclusion in University research communities.
  • Sensing a new era in mind/body research 13 March 2019 On 31 January 2019, just before a heavy snow fall forced the University to close, a group of 40 researchers (from disciplines such as literary studies, philosophy, history, and medicine) and practitioners (including play workers, artists, and musicians) met at the charming Clifton Hill House for the initial event of the newly established Senses Cluster. Dr Cleo Hanaway-Oakley, who leads this research, and workshop participant, Imola Nagy-Seres, PhD student at the University of Exeter, reflect on a new era in mind/body research following this sensory event.
  • GW4 Clinical Academic Training Programme open for applications 6 February 2019 The GW4 Clinical Academic Training (GW4-CAT) Programme in Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter for Medical, Veterinary and Dental Graduates is open for applications.

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