Monday, 27 January 2014

Clinical Academic Training and Healthcare Science Fellowships

The latest round of NIHR /HEE Clinical Academic Training and NIHR/HEE Healthcare Science Fellowships are set to be launched.

The CAT schemes offer doctoral and post-doctoral level funding for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs (with Pharmacists eligible for Doctoral funding) whilst the HCS schemes offer doctoral and post-doctoral level funding for clinicians within the area of Biology, Physiology and Physics and Engineering.

Further information can be found on the NIHR TCC website - please click here and here.

Applications for all the schemes will be hosted here and prospective applicants can register on the site ahead of the launch.

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Being a Clinical Health Researcher: Career Advice from the Front Line

Are you a nurse, midwife, pharmacist or allied health professional curious about a career in clinical health research or in the early stages of your research career?

Yes? Then please click here for details of an upcoming free event in London. Places are limited so early booking is advised.

For the full programme please click here.

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Paediatric Research Funding

A new opportunity has arisen for physiotherapists working with a paediatric population. The CSP Charitable Trust (CSPCT) is to support research into paediatric non-acquired brain injury and paediatric cerebral palsy.

For experienced researchers the CSPCT has teamed up with children's charity Action Medical Research (Action) and together are providing an award to successful applicants of up to £250,000. Action will continue to run its response mode project grants round and applications will be considered through the Action Medical Research peer review system.

Where the Principle Investigator is a member of the Chartered of Physiotherapy and the research is in the area of paediatric non-acquired brain injury and paediatric cerebral palsy joint funding up to £250,000 will be available. For more details please visit the CSP website.

For novice researchers the CSPCT is also ring-fencing funds in the area of paediatric non-acquired brain injury and paediatric cerebral palsy. Members can apply for funding (up to £20,000) within Scheme B of its Physiotherapy Research Foundation.

This is a great opportunity for any novice researchers with a burning question they want to address. For further details of how to apply for this fund please click here

Monday, 20 January 2014

Attaining your Research Goals

NHS Research & Development North West have released details of their next event.

Entitled 'Attaining your Research Goals' it takes place on Wednesday 5 March, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm in Manchester.

For further details please click here.

Friday, 17 January 2014

RCSLT North West Hub event - 21 January 2014

Please click here for our presentation: 'The Allied Health Professions Network Hubs: delivering support for practice-based research'.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Dysphagia CPD event

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is hosting an exciting CPD opportunity.

Entitled 'Advancing Dysphagia Practice', the event features a number of excellent speakers including the University of Pittsburgh's Dr Paula Leslie and Dr Kate Reid from the University Hospital, Birmingham.

The event takes place on Thursday 8 May, 10.00 am - 4.15 pm.

For further information and booking details please click here.

Monday, 13 January 2014

The Abbeyfield Society Innovation and Research grant 2014

In order to further explore and improve the delivery and development of care and support for older people, The Abbeyfield Society is proud to announce the creation of a ground-breaking innovation and research initiative.

This exciting project will fund an annual research grant programme of PhD studentships, pump-priming grants and small project grants, rooted in and around the provision of care, that will ultimately lead to improving Abbeyfield's and the wider sector's aims of enhancing the quality of life for many people at different stages of their later life.

For further details please click here.