Grand Challenge India-UK Collaborative Industrial R&D Programme10 December 2014The Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and Innovate UK will provide grant funding to help participants build research partnerships and increase bilateral R&D collaboration with the aim of generating new intellectual property and developing technology prototypes/processes.
STEM Newton-Bhabha PhD Placements Programme10 December 2014The Programme will sponsor UK and Indian PhD students to spend a period of their study (3 to 6 months) in Indian and UK higher education institutions taking place between March 2015 and March 2016.
EPSRC Centres for Mathematical Sciences in Healthcare19 November 2014EPSRC intends to commit up to £6 million to support the creation of Multidisciplinary Research Centres, bringing together researchers working in the Mathematical Sciences with academics and stakeholders within the Healthcare Technologies space.
EBI funding assists research into perinatal mental health 17 November 2014The importance of looking after the mental health of parents during pregnancy and after childbirth, in order to promote the physical and mental well being of both parents and child, is highlighted in The Lancet published 14 November 2014.
Improving awareness and outcomes of children’s injuries19 August 2014The Child Injury Prevention and Injury Care Health Integration Team (CIPIC HIT) are holding a conference on their work to improve awareness and outcomes of children and families experiencing injury, on 4 September.
Big Data and Public Health – Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) Note1 August 2014Patient health records and other large scale medical and administrative datasets are increasingly being considered as a valuable tool for the study and improvement of health. This POSTnote examines the sources of data, their current and potential uses for health improvement, and the legal and practical issues raised by data use for public health or research purposes.
NSQI hosts Bristol Nanoscience Symposium 15 & 16 September 201428 July 2014The fourth international symposium on Nanoscience is being organised by the Bristol Centre for Nanoscience & Quantum Information Centre. The symposium will bring together the international scientific community - from students to senior academics - to discuss new and exciting advances in the field of nanoscience.
Pain: what does it mean to you?20 June 2014This interdisciplinary workshop brought together biomedical researchers, philosophers, health practitioners and patients interested in the subject of pain. Videos of the Speaker’s presentations are now available to view through the link in this news item.
West of England Academic Health Science Network Innovation Funding Bulletin28 May 2014The WEAHSN Funding Finder provides you with monthly up–to-date funding opportunities for health innovation from funders we think you may be interested in.
This includes opportunities from the Technology Strategy Board, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, Horizon 2020, the National Institute for Health Research and NHS England.
Increasing the impact of health research through policy engagement22 May 2014The Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research in collaboration with Policy Bristol is partnering with the Houses of Parliament Outreach Service to deliver a training event around the best ways to increase the impact of health research through policy engagement.
GW4 opens 'Building Communities' funding schemes24 March 2014GW4 have two staged funds to support creating opportunities for excellent research communities to self-assemble across any area of academic endeavour with the purpose of addressing major research or societal challenges.
Technology Strategy Board: Advancing the development and application of non-animal technologies 21 February 2014The development and launch of new products in areas such as human and veterinary medicine, agrochemicals, personal care products, and food additives require evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the substances used in them. Currently, with the exception of personal care products, this is mostly determined by testing in animal models prior to potential exposure or use in humans. This is aimed at supporting feasibility studies into how non-animal technologies can be further developed and applied to improve product development across a range of industries.
MSc in Translational Cardiovascular Medicine21 February 2014The University of Bristol's MSc in Translational Cardiovascular Medicine is an innovative new Masters programme delivered through distance-learning with workshops and exams held at the University.