British Heart Foundation Personal Chair scheme17 December 2015The British Heart Foundation have a Personal Chair scheme - outlined below - and the Research & Enterprise Development team (RED)are putting in place an internal process to make sure we have a coordinated approach to this scheme/the BHF. There will be three internal deadlines per year, with the first being 5pm on 27th January 2016.
EBI researcher wins Corinna Seith award22 October 2015Dr Alison Gregory from the University’s Centre for Academic Primary Care is joint winner of the 2015 Corinna Seith Award, run by Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE).
Elizabeth Blackwell Early Career fellow awarded Medical Research Council clinical fellowship5 August 2015Adam Chambers, a higher surgical trainee in the East Midlands Deanery and a recent Elizabeth Blackwell Clinical Primer fellow, has just been awarded Clinical Research Training Fellowship (CRTF) by the Medical Research Council. This highly competitive and prestigious fellowship is designed to support clinically active professionals within the UK to undertake a higher research degree.
EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges NetworksPlus Call23 July 2015The EPSRC invites applications for NetworkPlus proposals that seek to establish new research communities around one of the Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges of:
· Developing Future Therapies
· Frontiers of Physical Intervention
· Optimising Treatment
· Transforming Community Health and Care.
The call offers up to £5 million to fund approximately 8 new collaborative research UK wide networks, which should build new collaborations across disciplines and organizations.
Calling student and early career researchers9 July 2015The International Journal of Epidemiology is holding a competition for the best photo essay to encourage researchers to use this medium to present a different side of their work. Theme: Health and Well-being
Speaking for critically ill infants6 July 2015Giles Birchley from the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, will be speaking at the Watershed on 16th July.
Wellcome Trust - Collaborative awards in science24 June 2015Collaborative Awards provide flexible support to excellent groups of independent researchers with outstanding track records. Proposals must address important scientific problems that can only be achieved through a collaborative team effort.
Interdisciplinary workshops to tackle antimicrobial resistance11 May 2015The Learned Society Partnership on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is holding three interdisciplinary networking workshops to bring together researchers, from all career stages, who have an interest in fundamental or translational research relating to the evolution and transmission of AMR.
EBI Clinical Primer helps to improve diagnosis of bowel cancer8 April 2015Adam Chambers, a surgical trainee in the East Midlands Deanery, studied the role of inflammation and the response of bowel cancer to radiation during his EBI Clinical Primer fellowship. The results obtained during his fellowship may lead to fundamental changes in the treatment of bowel cancer in the future, with stratification of patients to which therapy they receive, the effectiveness of therapy and possibly new chemotherapies.
Cross council vision for Food, Nutrition and Health research2 April 2015The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Medical Research Council (MRC) and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have just published their cross council vision on food, nutrition and health research.
Call for applications for the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) programme5 February 2015The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) programme aims to give patients more equitable access to cutting edge, high impact products, processes and technologies, by focusing on the conditions and cultural change needed to enable the NHS to adopt innovations that matter to patients, at scale and pace.