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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 […]

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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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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Reflections from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) annual doctoral training camp: A blog by PhD student Sarah Hoare

How to ensure research findings are heard Taking up training opportunities as a PhD student on a strict timescale can be challenging. Deep in analysis on my end-of-life care study, I even deliberated when offered a place at the flagship National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) annual doctoral training camp. […]

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Capacity Building – FAQ’s

1. When can I apply to the CLAHRC EoE fellowship programme? The fellowship programme runs from January to December each year. The call for applications is usually made in June of each year for applications to be submitted by mid-August. Deadline dates are publicised on the CLAHRC EoE website:, […]

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Focus on Starting your PhD

Starting your PhD Starting a PhD can seem daunting, but taking a professional approach to your development from the start can help make the path smoother, and enable you to be a more successful researcher in the long run. On the Vitae website you will find a guide to making a […]