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PhD Studentship Opportunity at CLAHRC West Midlands

PhD Studentship: Hospital Preventable Mortality – measurement and response Application deadline:  1st December 2015 CLAHRC West Midlands are pleased to offer this full-time 3yr PhD studentship opportunity. It will be based in the Institute of Applied Health Research at the University of Birmingham is available working with West Midland Trusts on the […]

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Christina-Jane Crossman-Barnes PhD Student in the Health Economics Theme Blogs About Her Journey to Becoming a PhD Student

Christina-Jane Crossman-Barnes: My Journey to becoming a PhD student When I graduated from my undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Southampton, I knew that I wanted to continue in a health-related field as health issues have always been of interest to me. After doing some research into […]

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Latest Newsletter from the NIHR CCF

We’d like to draw your attention to the latest National Institute for Health Research Central Commissioning Facility (NIHR CCF) Newsletter. This double edition for November / December 2015 features: UK Rapid Response Team Competition NIHR Obesity Themed Call Professor Dame Sally C. Davies repsonse to ‘Going the extra mile’ LinkedIn […]

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Health Research Authority Changes – Latest Update

Health Research Authority (HRA) changes – Cohort 3 going live 30 November Here is the latest update in the HRA’s Approval process of rolling out a new system for approving research in the NHS in England, which will replace existing arrangements for NHS Permission/ Assurance.  The HRA will assess regulatory compliance and […]

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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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