Thursday, 27 April 2017

Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Awards 2017

Nominations for the annual Chief Allied Health Professions Officer awards are now open.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

CAHPO Student of the year 2017
CAHPO Associate of the year 2017
CAHPO Digital Innovator 2017
CAHPO Practice Innovator 2017
CAHPO Workforce Transformation Leader 2017
Nominations can be made by anyone – please download the nomination form here.

The closing date is Friday, 26th May (12.00pm).

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

CAHPR Public Health Research Awards 2017

Applications to the CAHPR Public Health Research Awards 2017 are now open.

Applicants must be HCPC registered AHPs who work in England.

Application is by submission of abstracts of high quality research/service evaluation that supports one or more of the Public Health England priorities.

The awards are aimed at novice or early career researchers. Each winner receives an expenses paid trip to the PHE conference in September and the chance to display their poster. This includes conference booking and travel costs.

The application deadline is Wednesday, 31st May.

Please click here for full guidance and application forms.

Thursday, 23 February 2017

OTnews seeks magazine submissions

OTnews is looking for Occupational Therapists involved in hub activities to write no more than 50 words for a future edition of the magazine.

These will give an inspirational snippet of your hub activity or experience.

You will need to include confirmation that you are happy for your name to be included and the name of your hub.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, 10th March. Please email these to Mandy Sainty.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

The Researcher Magazine: Maintaining momentum

The third issue of The Researcher Magazine has been released - please click here to view.

This digital publication, created for health researchers by health researchers, aims to raise awareness of research careers among nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

Created by Health Education England (HEE), NHS Research and Development North West (NHS R&D NW) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), working with a team of 'early career' researchers and award-winning writer Rob Young, The Researcher illustrates the real-life stories of what it's really like to undertake a research career.

Following a successful first two issues in 2016 which have received over 10,000 views so far, this issue explores helping researchers 'maintain momentum'.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

NIHR MRes clinical and health research studentships

The University of Southampton is currently accepting applications for this year's round of NIHR MRes clinical and health research studentships.

They are holding a clinical research careers event for students and clinicians who are interested in the studentships or clinical doctoral research fellowships on Tuesday, 28th February.

The closing date for applications for the studentships is Thursday, 7th April. For further information please click here or email Francesca Lambert.

If you are interested in finding out more about clinical academic careers, please email us to let us know if you would like to attend a more local event in the year ahead.