What's New on Our Website 

'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.This week's edition includes:
  • News: Professors Claire Goodman and Simon Baron-Cohen win highly competitive NIHR Senior Investigator awards; and apply now to the Health Enterprise East Innovation Competition
  • Events: NIHR webinar on ‘Patient and Public Involvement: Opportunities and challenges’; A Systems Approach to Safer Care Pathways; NHS Workforce Development: Meeting Health Needs; and the Public Health England Annual Conference 2016
  • Don't forget: Book your Market Place stand at our CLAHRC EoE 'Connecting with Research' event


Congratulations to Professor Claire Goodman and Professor Simon Baron-Cohen!


We are very pleased and proud to announce that two CLAHRC EoE researchers have received NIHR Senior Investigator Awards.

Claire Goodman (CLAHRC EoE Deputy Director) is Professor of Health Care Research at the University of Hertfordshire. Her research focuses on the oldest old and how primary health care works with social care and long term care providers to support this population.

Simon Baron-Cohen (CLAHRC EoE Principal Investigator) is Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Cambridge, and the Director of the Autism Research Centre (ARC) in Cambridge. He is world renowned for his work in Autism. 

To read more about their fantastic achievement, please see here 

Health Enterprise East Innovation Competition

Closing date: Friday 15 April at 5:00pm.

Health Enterprise East (HEE) are providers of technology advisory and innovation management services to the NHS. HEE have £12,500 worth of prize money and are looking for colleagues to submit innovative new ideas for products and services which will benefit patients and healthcare delivery.

Please see here for more information 


NIHR webinar - ‘Patient and Public Involvement: The opportunities and challenges’ 

Tuesday 19 April at 11am.

This webinar from the NIHR is aimed at current NIHR trainees and other researchers who are leading research projects and want to learn more about getting the best out of patient and public involvement (PPI) in research.

Click here for more information and how to register 

A Systems Approach to Safer Care Pathways 

Monday 20 June 2016
Newmarket, Suffolk

Hosted by Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust and the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN), this event will explore the whole systems approach to designing safer care pathways within mental health and older peoples services.

Please see our website for more information 

NHS Workforce Development: Meeting Health Needs

Tuesday June 28 2016

This conference (hosted by Open Forum Events) will explore how workforce planning and transformation can enhance patient care and be the key driver to the financial future of the NHS. It includes practical sessions for sharing good practice and provides good networking opportunities.

More information and a link to register is on our website

Public Health England Annual Conference 2016

13-14 September 2016

University of Warwick

‘Evidence into action’ is the theme of this year’s Public Health England conference, which will promote and showcase the application and translation of science and research, to support effective local and national action to improve public health.

Abstract submissions for work demonstrating evidence into practice are invited, the deadline for which is the 6th May.

Conference and abstract submission information can be found here  


Book your stand at our CLAHRC EoE 'Connecting with Research' event

21 June 2016
Cambourne, Cambridgeshire

This year we are holding a dedicated Market Place at our our annual Summer event and we are inviting organisations to book a stand to display their information. The event provides a great networking opportunity with colleagues from across many areas health and social care provision and research, and the chance to hear about CLAHRC EoE research.
If you would like to book a stand, please contact us at  by 30 April.
Stand numbers are limited, so please book early

Contact Us:

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