What's New on Our Website 

What’s New on Our Website’ is a new, regular email to inform you of the latest news and events that have been posted on our website.


Focus on 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.

More information here.

3 x Advisory Group members for a project evaluating Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in a research programme – deadline 10th October 2014

Be a ‘critical friend’ to a project aiming to embed and evaluate PPI in research.

You will join the advisory group of the IMPRESS project, which includes a lay chair, and two other PPI members. It will also include seven researchers from the Universities of East Anglia and Hertfordshire, two invited external academics and two PPI co-researchers. You will be expected to attend two meetings a year in Cambridge. Membership will initially last for a period of two years.

More information here.


‘My Name is Joe’ and ‘Finding My Way’ shortlisted for The Children in Care award!

Following the judging of the Children & Young People Now Awards 2014, the films ‘’My name is Joe’ and ‘Finding My Way’’ have been voted as a finalist in the category The Children in Care Award. These animation projects were borne from the ‘TC17’ project, looking at the transition from care at aged 17 and is part of the CLAHRC EoE Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage theme (EDD).

More information here.

Research Design Service East of England Bulletin

The Research Design Service are pleased to share their East of England Bulletin. This issue contains:

• what the Research Design Service can do for you
• funding calls from NIHR, Alzheimer’s Research Trust, Nuffield Foundation, Alcohol Research UK, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation’s (RCLCF), Wellcome Trust, Parkinson’s UK and British Academy
• training and other events

View the bulletin here.

Every Researcher Counts – Progress and Challenges. Where are we now and where are we going?

This event is being held on the 26th January in London. 
This conference will showcase new resources for principal investigators and research staff, which will cover equality and diversity across all 9 protected characteristics.

More information here.

Webinar – The Truth About Delivering Clinical Research in the UK

The NIHR Clinical Research Network is hosting a live webinar which will explode common myths around the UK’s ability to deliver commercial clinical research. This session will be hosted by Matt Cooper, Life-sciences Development Director. It will include performance data that will demonstrate why the UK should be your first choice for clinical research. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and take part in live viewer polls.
More information here.



Making better decisions for public health: Insights from secondary data 

Making better decisions for public health: Insights from secondary data is a free one-day conference.  The event is being held on the 2nd October and will discuss research findings from six health and wellbeing projects from the ESRC’s Secondary Data Analysis Initiative, and will be chaired by David Buck, King’s Fund Senior Fellow (public health and health inequalities).
More information and to view the programme here.


Festival of Evidence

The Cumberland Initiative aims to transform the quality and cost of NHS care delivery through simulation, modelling and systems thinking. Using evidence reproducibly to deliver higher quality care with greater efficiency at scale remains a major challenge.
Join us on 20th-24th October to share and consolidate all we know about taking a whole systems approach to health and social care. It will be a unique opportunity to hear and assess evidence from experts and to share your own experiences.

More information here.

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