Ebola economics and the Bottom Billion. In March 2014 the first official cases of Ebola were reported in Guinea and Liberia. Nine months on, the outbreak has escalated to the most severe in the disease’s history, claiming over 6000 deaths. Until 2014, there were just over 1000 recorded cases in […]
Chris Stinton on evaluating management strategies for Lewy body dementia
Chris Stinton is a Research Associate based in the University of Cambridge’s School of Clinical Medicine and works on the DIAMOND-LEWY project: Improving the diagnosis and management of neurodegenerative dementia of Lewy body type in the NHS. This project is part of our Dementia, frailty and end of life Care […]
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
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 articleTwitter
‘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 […]
Tine van Bortel on the global suicide epidemic, leadership in public mental health, and why we should care.
The global Mental Health Action Plan (2013-2020) and the launch of the first World Suicide Report ‘Preventing suicide: a global imperative’. On the 4th and 5th of September 2014, a specially invited global committee of stakeholders gathered at the WHO in Geneva to discuss the strategic directions, actions and innovations […]