A blog by Sue Jones, PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP)

Sue Jones, PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP): The psycho-social needs of carers   This time last year I hadn’t considered doing a PhD, I was enjoying my clinical work as an Admiral Nurse and only found the CLAHRC PhD opportunity when idly scrolling […]

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The PROMISE charter – seeking to eliminate the use of force in mental health

The PROMISE Project and Charter The CLAHRC EoE funded PROMISE project (PRO-active Management of Integrated Services and Environments) devised by Dr Manaan Kar-Ray, clinical director of adult services at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), and expert-by-experience Sarah Rae, restates the Trust’s commitment to helping service-users towards recovery. Hosted by CPFT, the PROMISE […]

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Mentoring Opportunity: Capacity Building in Academic Psychiatry

Are you an academic looking to develop your mentoring skills? NIHR CLAHRC EoE is looking for senior academics to mentor an ‘academic apprentice’ for a period of either 3 to 6 months, as part of their Clinical Academic Psychiatry Training apprenticeship scheme 2016. What is the aim of the scheme? The aim is to […]

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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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