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Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership (HKEP)

Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership (HKEP) Background The University of Hertfordshire seeks commercial organizations in the life science areas, looking to innovate through early stage, collaborative research. The University has secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Growth Deal, which will subsidise […]

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Administrator, CLAHRC EoE

Administrator, CLAHRC EoE We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Administrator to join the NIHR CLAHRC East of England team based at Douglas House in Trumpington, Cambridge. The role will be suited to someone with exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail. Based within the CLAHRC […]

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‘Measuring dementia friendliness – getting the balance right’ Blog

Measuring dementia friendliness – getting the balance right A Dementia friendly communities blog by Dr Stefanie Buckner 16/10/2018 In early October I attended the WHO International Healthy Cities conference in Belfast to present the DemCom study. Many delegates were practitioners and policy makers from cities in Europe and beyond – a great […]

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NIHR Academy Launches in London

NIHR Academy Launches in London The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has just launched the NIHR Academy to ensure the nation’s research workforce has the capacity and capability needed to address growing challenges ranging from multimorbidity in the elderly to the mental health needs of the young. The new […]

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NIHR Academy Member Expression of Interest

NIHR Academy Member Expression of Interest As part of the establishment of the NIHR Academy (formerly Trainees Coordinating Centre or TCC) NIHR are inviting Academy members to express interest in getting involved in any of the various activities of the NIHR Academy and the wider NIHR e.g. NIHR Review panels; […]

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NIHR announces Allied Health Professionals Research Champions

NIHR announces Allied Health Professionals Research Champions The NIHR have announced 13 of its 15 AHP Research Champions, as part of the AHP Research Champion scheme, created by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR). As an important member of the […]

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Project title: Feeding practices and eating behaviours in Down syndrome: Perspectives from healthcare professionals 

Project title: Feeding practices and eating behaviours in Down syndrome: Perspectives from healthcare professionals  Background: Approximately 740 babies with Down Syndrome (DS) are born in England and Wales every year, and this birth rate has remained relatively stable since 1989 (Morris & Alberman, 2009). A recent audit in England shows that […]

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Short Placement Awards for Research Collaboration (SPARC)

Short Placement Awards for Research Collaboration (SPARC) The NIHR Infrastructure Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration (SPARC) allows early stage researchers supported by an NIHR Infrastructure Award (see below) to spend time in other parts of the NIHR. The scheme is specifically designed to foster collaboration and enhance the researcher’s early career, as well as their CV. The […]

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