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

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Patient Safety Regional Learning Event 2 

10 November 2015

Newmarket Race Course

This is a learning Patient Safety event from the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) and CLAHRC EoE, with a focus on Human Factors in Patient Safety. The day is aimed at clinicians, service managers and researchers with an interest in patient safety.

For more information and a link to register your free place, please see here

6 days left to register!

Please note that this event has been amended to one day (the 11 November has been cancelled). 

CLAHRC EoE Fellows Showcase Day - Register now!


3 December 2015

The Cambridge Belfry Hotel, Cambourne 

Please join us for our annual Fellows Showcase Day, a great an opportunity to hear from our 2015 Fellows about their research projects and reflections upon their experiences of the CLAHRC EoE fellowship. We will also hear from past fellows on the impact of completing a fellowship project. 

This is for everyone interested in the outcomes and impacts of the fellowship projects, for those who have been involved and supported the fellowship and may be of particular interest to those who are considering applying to be a fellow in the future.

For more information and to book your free place, please see here

Registration closes on 24 November 


NIHR Fellowships Programme 2016 - launch of round 9

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) are pleased to announce the launch of their Fellowships Programme, which supports outstanding individuals to become the health research leaders of the future. The personal research training awards offer a range of opportunities to undertake fully funded health related research and also carry out a personal training and development programme.

Individuals working in any sector or scientific discipline who propose to undertake people or patient-based clinical and applied health research at an institution based in England or Wales are invited to apply. 

For more information please see here 

Application deadline is 1.00 pm on Wednesday the 20 of January 2016

Wellcome Trust Funding Opportunities: Research Awards for Health Professionals 2016

This scheme is intended for practising health professionals who wish to carry out a period of humanities or social science research in any area of human and animal health. Research can address a real-life issue in the candidate’s professional practice, or be conceptual and/or historical in scope.

There is flexibility with regards to award length; full or part time study; and level of study (PhD or Postdoctoral)

Please see here for more information

Preliminary applications deadline: 22 January 2016
Full applications deadline: 30 March 2016

Opportunities for patients and public to join programme panel or board of the NIHR NETSCC

There are currently a number of opportunities for public contributors on the National Institute of Health Research’s Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Prioritisation panels, HTA Funding Boards and Public Health Research (PHR) Programme Advisory board.

These are key roles which ensure that the public are actively involved in discussions and decisions on the prioritisation and funding of health research.  As a patient/public panel member you will help to identify and raise issues from the perspective of patients and the public that are relevant to the research.

Please see our website for more information 

Closing date for applications is 13 November 2015.

New “Research Strategy Office Guidance 2015-16: Concordate to Support Research Integrity”

The University of Cambridge have published guidance for compliance to the Universities UK ‘Concordat to Support Research Integrity’. Included are links to the Concordat, the University's policies and statements (good research practice guidelines; misconduct in research; and ethics for human participation (and use of animals) in research).

Please see here for more information 


Webinar about the HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme


Tuesday 10 November at 11:00

The live webinar is designed for anyone that would like to find out more about the HEE/NIHR ICA Programme, which provides personal research training awards for healthcare professionals (excluding doctors and dentists) who wish to develop careers that combine clinical research and research leadership with continued clinical practice and clinical development.

Peter Thompson, Assistant Director at the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre and current ICA trainee and Senior Research Sister Joanne Bird are presenting, and attendees will be able to type questions directly to the speakers and get their specific questions about the programme answered.

Please see here for more information 

Is there a clearer role for Telecare in Adult Health and Social Care that will deliver better outcomes for older people? - Seminar and Workshop


Wednesday 18 November 2015, 1 – 3pm

University of East Anglia, Norwich.    

Led by Dr John Woolham (Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University) this seminar and workshop will explore why telecare might not be living up to the promise of early studies, and what adult social care departments and community health providers might need to do for their investments in telecare to produce cost effective outcomes.

For more information, please see our website 

Healthcare Innovation Showcase: Collaborating, Adopting, Improving - Save the Date 


25 February 2016

Thistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport

This an interactive showcase event hosted by CLAHRC East Midlands, is a learning, sharing and networking event around best practice in health and social care innovation across the East Midlands. It is aimed at NHS clinicians, operational and strategic managers and commissioners; or professionals working in Industry, voluntary sectors, social care, public health and research. 

For more information, please see here 

Applied Epidemiology Scientific Conference 2016


22 to 23 March 2016


Warwick University

Public Health England (PHE) are hosting this conference focusing on the application of epidemiological and other scientific methods to protect and improve health.

The conference is particularly aimed at consultants, scientists, analysts, academics and others with an interest in applied epidemiology across public health, in the devolved administrations, NIHR Health Protection Research Units, academic departments and other partner organisations.

Further information about the conference and submitting an abstract can be found here 

Contact Us:

CLAHRC EoE Office Douglas House, 18 Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH
Phone: 01223 746073