Digital Technology for Mental Health: Asking the right questions The Digital Technology for Mental Health: Asking the right questions project; led by NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Cooperative, has already carried out a wide reaching consultation to gather questions about using digital technologies for mental health from people with personal experience of […]
Children and clinical research: ethical issues
Nuffield Council on Bioethics: Children and clinical research: ethical issues Clinical research involving children is essential to increase our understanding of childhood conditions and improve healthcare for children. Yet professionals and parents often feel uneasy about asking children to take part in research, for example because of potential risks or […]
OK To Ask Campaign
The NIHR is marking International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) on 20 May for the third year running. The ‘Ok to ask’ campaign calls on patients and carers to ask their doctor about NHS research they can take part in. This year the campaign includes: a set of promotional materials including leaflets, badges, […]
Opportunities for public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research.
Opportunities for public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. For members of the public who would like to get involved in research. For researchers who want to find members of the public to get involved in their research. Find out more at the National Institute of Health […]
“Getting to know people with Dementia” a short film made by children in Bristol
This short film about getting to know people living with dementia, was made by school-aged children from Patchway, Bristol. The film was commissioned by Patchway Dementia Action Alliance (a movement that supports communities and organisations to take practical actions to enable people to live well with dementia and reduce the […]
Announcement by the DH and the NIHR on their Policy on Open Access for its funded research
The Department of Health (DH) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have agreed with the other main biomedical research funders, with the principal of Open Access to the outputs of its research. DH has stated that it recognises that open access to the outputs of its research can […]
Our House: a short film in which young people talk about living in residential children’s homes- Film now available!
Our House: a short film in which young people talk about living in residential children’s homes ‘Our House’ is the third in a trilogy of films made by a group of researchers, film and sound artists, social care professionals and young people in care in Cambridgeshire. The young people put […]
NIHR Central Commissioning Facility e-newsletter
The October edition of the Central Commissioning Facility (CCF) monthly e-newsletter keeps you updated with the latest news, events, communications and call date reminders from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Share this article
‘My Name is Joe’ and ‘Finding My Way’ shortlisted for The Children in Care award!
Following the judging of the Children & Young People Now Awards 2014, the films ‘’My name is Joe’ and ‘Finding My Way’’ have been voted as a finalist in the category The Children in Care Award. These animation projects were borne from the ‘TC17’ project, looking at the transition from […]
Focus on Starting your PhD
Starting your PhD Starting a PhD can seem daunting, but taking a professional approach to your development from the start can help make the path smoother, and enable you to be a more successful researcher in the long run. On the Vitae website you will find a guide to making a […]