Rashmi Becker PhD Student in the Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage Theme Blogs about the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities

Challenging the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities In the wake of a number of high profile failings in social care, most notably the abuse of people with severe learning disabilities at Winterbourne View in 2011, there has been […]

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November is Academic Writing Month – “AcWriMo”

Academic Writing Month, or AcWriMo for short, is a month-long academic write-a-thon that happens every November. PhD2Published are hosting AcWriMo, which is inspired by the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). AcWriMo caters to the specific needs of academic writers at all stages of their career (from undergrads to the most distinguished of […]

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Research Training Fellowships: Ageing, rehabilitation and palliative care

Research Training Fellowships: Ageing, rehabilitation and palliative care Application closing date Friday 15 January 2016 The Dunhill Medical Trust has  announced the availability of up to four Research Training Fellowships to be awarded in Spring 2016. Applications are invited from talented clinicians and health or social care, professionals (including more senior staff) working in […]

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New Research Strategy Office Guidance 2015-16 from the University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge has published its new “Research Strategy Office Guidance 2015-16: Concordate to Support Research Integrity” The guidance provides a link to the Universities UK ‘Concordat to Support Research Integrity’, compliance to which is a requirement for Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and Research Councils UK (RCUK). […]

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Opportunities for Patient/Public members of the NIHR’s Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre programme panel or board

Join an National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) programme panel or board There are currently a number of opportunities for public contributors on the NIHR’s Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Prioritisation panels, HTA Funding Boards and Public Health Research (PHR) Programme Advisory board. These are […]

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NIHR launch of Round 9 of their Fellowships Programme 2016.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) open application process for the NIHR Fellowships Programme 2016 Deadline for application submissions: 1.00 pm on Wednesday the 20th of January 2016 NIHR Fellowships support outstanding individuals to become the health research leaders of the future by buying out their salary costs, meeting their […]

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NICE guideline on Disability, dementia and frailty in later life

NICE have published their guideline on “Disability, dementia and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to prevention”. This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life, and aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy […]

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NIHR Central Commissioning Facility (CCF): October 2015 newsletter

We would like to draw your attention to the latest newsletter from the NIHR Central Commissioning Facility (CCF). The newsletter outlines current news and funding opportunities. This October 2015 edition includes: NIHR School for Public Health Research Competition 2015 NIHR Photographic Competition 2015 – the results Top 10 health technology innovations AMRC […]

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