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Autism Research Funding: The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Explorer Award

Autism Research Funding: The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Explorer Award The mission of the SFARI is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. The Explorer award program is designed to enhance the existing support […]

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Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is Currently Accepting Applications for the 2016 Applied Research Competition

Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is Currently Accepting Applications for the 2016 Applied Research Competition Application Deadline: Monday 28 March 2016  The Applied Research Competition is conducted annually beginning with the publication or the Request for Proposals (RFP). Researchers can apply for 1-2 year grants up to $30,000. The competition proceeds […]

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New NIHR funding opportunities available!

New NIHR funding opportunities available! The following funding is now available. Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme (an NIHR and Medical Research Council partnership) 16/33 – Mechanisms of action of health interventions 16/35 – Foetal and maternal health outcomes in chronic disease 16/36 – Immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes 16/43 – […]

PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) wins National Patient Experience Award

PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) wins National Patient Experience Award CLAHRC funded project PROMISE run by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) was selected as winner of the highly competitive ‘Strengthening the Foundations’ category at Patient Experience Network National Awards (PENNA). PROMISE listed over 200 ‘bottom-up front-line’ initiatives in 2014 […]

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HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme -​ Round 2 Competition​s​ launched

HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme -​ Round 2 Competition​s​ launched The Health Education England (HEE) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme provides personal research training awards for healthcare professionals (excluding doctors and dentists) who wish to develop careers that combine clinical research and research […]

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Opportunities to join NIHR Research Programme Boards and Panels

Opportunities are available for experienced professionals to join several panels and boards of the NIHR’s Research Programmes. The boards and panels prioritise important research questions for NIHR commissioning, and make funding recommendations on project applications. The four programmes seeking board and panel members are: Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme NIHR Health Services […]

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Telling the Stories of People with a Learning Disability: Rashmi Becker, CLAHRC EoE PhD Student

Congratulations to Rashmi Becker, CLAHRC EoE PhD student , Project Editor of a recently published book telling the stories of people with a learning disability.  Rashmi is undertaking her PhD within the CLAHRC EoE Research Theme Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage (EDD), and is based in the Department of Psychiatry, University of […]

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Older care-home residents and the impact of research activity: A blog from the RReACH Seminar

“You must get our opinion because it’s very easy to assume”:  Older care-home residents and the impact of research activity A blog from the RReACH Seminar, 10 February 2016 In February, the CLAHRC-funded study, Residents Research-Active in Care Homes (RReACH), presented its experiences of collaborating with older care-home residents in […]

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“Building A Research Career: A Guide for Aspiring Clinical Academics and their Managers” from the NIHR

The NIHR have published a guide on Clinical Academic Careers  The guide “Building A Research Career: A Guide for Aspiring Clinical Academics and their Managers”, has been designed to assist both aspiring clinical academics (excluding doctors and dentists) and their managers to make the most of the opportunities that exist through Health […]

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