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Health Informatics for Enhancing Health and Wellbeing

Published: 16 Sep 2014

Present your research or practical experience reports as an oral or poster presentation at this two-day conference in June 2015. The organisers particularly welcome abstracts from the health and research community, send in your abstract by 15 January 2015.

Bursaries from Cancer Research UK for nurses, clinicians and professions allied to medicine

Published: 15 Sep 2014

Use up to £25,000 of short-term funding to gain experience of research before deciding whether to undertake a PhD and/or give you the time and resources to obtain preliminary data before applying for a PhD. Closing date to apply is 16 January 2015.

Celebrating Clinical Research Nursing in Scotland

Published: 15 Sep 2014

Hear the CNO for Scotland talk about the nursing contribution to clinical research at this one-day event on 31 October 2014 that includes a mix of speakers, workshops and the presentation of the Scottish Research Nurse of the Year 2014 Award.

NICE fellowships and scholarships programme opens for applications

Published: 15 Sep 2014

You will work with NICE to improve the quality of care and to contribute to your own professional development. The two schemes share some workshop content but have a different programme structure and objectives. Closing date to apply is 14 November 2014.

NICE Eyes on Evidence September 2014

Published: 12 Sep 2014

NICE Eyes on Evidence - providing easy access to a comprehensive evidence base for everyone in health and social care who takes decisions about treatments or the use of resources. Reports in the September 2014 issue of the monthly bulletin includes common mental health disorders in young people; COPD and hospital admissions; telehealth for health and social care; adolescent idiopathic scoliosis; physical activity in older people and healthy ageing.

Delivering clinical trials for nurses, trial practitioners and research assistants

Published: 10 Sep 2014

Developed in conjunction with clinical trial staff in the Cancer Clinical Trials Unit at University College London Hospital, this short course in mid-October 2014 is for those working in a clinical trials environment. You can attend the full course of five-days or choose specific days; each full day costs £50 and a half day costs £25.

Health Research Authority looking for comments on proposed guidance

Published: 10 Sep 2014

What information, and how, should you tell participants at the end of a clinical trial and other interventional or diagnostic studies? Comment on HRA’s draft guidance for researchers by 30 September 2014.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention research grants

Published: 10 Sep 2014

Available to researchers worldwide to fund studies aimed at increasing our understanding of the causes of, and factors related to, suicide risk or that test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide.

Programme Grants for Applied Research information events autumn 2014

Published: 09 Sep 2014

Free group seminars or one-to-one sessions in four cities across England aim to give you a greater understanding of the Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding scheme.

INVOLVE 2014 Changing Landscapes conference

Published: 09 Sep 2014

There will be time for people with an interest in public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research to listen, reflect, debate and network at this two-day event in November 2014.

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