Fun Palaces Bristol 201718 October 2017Elizabeth Blackwell Institute hosts Bristol's Fun Palaces Ambassador to catalyse health-inspired Fun Palace events with researchers and local residents in collaboration with Bristol Green Capital Partnership's Healthy City Week and community partners.
Fun Palaces take place during the first weekend of October as part of a global campaign where ‘everyone is an artist, everyone a scientist’. We are looking for researchers to get involved in 2018’s campaign – get in touch to find out more!
Genomics and genome editing in the NHS18 September 2017The Houses of Commons Science and Technology Committee has relaunched its inquiry into genomics and genome editing, and is now taking written submissions.
Fun Palaces Bristol 13 September 2017From the 7th - 14th October 2017 Bristol will host a number of community-led Fun Palace events, exploring the health of people and city through science and art. The events will be part of Bristol Green Capital Partnership’s Healthy City Week programme – exploring wellbeing that doesn’t cost the earth - and the global Fun Palaces campaign - where everyone is an artist, everyone a scientist.
Worldwide Universities Network open their call for applications to the Research Development Fund22 August 2017The 2017 Worldwide Universities Network Research Development Fund (RDF) Application process is now open. The Worldwide Universities Network, which includes the University of Bristol among its members, is a world leading research university network, tackling global challenges through international collaboration. The WUN Research Development Fund fosters innovative, international collaborative research and mobility programs.
Body of Doubt: Fundraising to further develop work from EBI's Feel It Festival26 June 2017Last year the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute commissioned two performers to make a short original circus work for our Feel It Festival at Circomedia. Maddie McGowan and Ziggy Slingsby worked in collaboration with Professor Havi Carel from University of Bristol, using text, images, and experimental aerial choreography to respond to her writing on the philosophy of illness, and how the world changes when a person develops a chronic condition.
PolicyBristol Support Scheme 2017 Round 215 June 2017PolicyBristol has now launched Round 2 of the 2017 Support Scheme. The Scheme helps University of Bristol academics engage in activities that enhance the impact of their policy-relevant research.
Wellcome Trust Hub Award: Call for applications 2018-202014 February 2017Wellcome Trust are now accepting applications for a new group of residents in The Hub. The grant (up to £1M) supports an interdisciplinary group of researchers and creative minds to collaborate on a project of up to two years to explore the cultural and social contexts of health.
West of England Healthcare Innovation Programme 2017 now open14 February 2017Many entrepreneurs find the NHS business landscape difficult to navigate – the West of England Academic Health Sciences Network, in partnership with SETsquared, the global no.1 university business incubator, have created a training programme specifically addressing the needs of healthcare innovators and covering core skills in entrepreneurship.
MRC/AHRC GCRF Global Public Health Partnership Awards8 February 2017The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) have announced they are soon to launch a co-design global public health initiative. The forthcoming Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) call seeks to bring together expertise in medical science and health interventions in developing countries, with an understanding of local knowledge, cultural dynamics, community engagement and trust.
Funding opportunities from the Weston Brain Institute18 January 2017The Weston Brain Institute, a Canadian organisation that funds outstanding translational research to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of ageing, announces the expansion of their granting programs to the UK, with two new opportunities for UK-based researchers.