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: CLAHRC EoE MSc Studentship for nurses, midwives or AHPS; CLAHRC research features in an End of Life research review; our latest blog from Dementia Care PhD student Jason Corner; a PhD opportunity in France; and the latest NIHR RDS East of England bulletin. 
  • Events:10 Dec Workshop in Involving Young People in Research (Cambridge); End of Life care conference; and the CLAHRC East Midlands Healthcare Innovation Showcase. 


CLAHRC EoE Studentship – MSc in Clinical Research, University of Hertfordshire 

CLAHRC EoE is offering a studentship to undertake a Master of Science in Clinical Research at the University of Hertfordshire.It is open to nurses, midwives or allied health professionals working in the East of England region, and will cover programme fees, part-time over 2 years.

The programme is delivered by the nationally and internationally renowned department, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, (CRIPACC), within the School of Health and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire.

For more information about the studentship, including eligibility and how to apply, please see our website

Independent Review of NIHR Research on End of Life Care Services Features CLAHRC Research 

The “Better Endings Right care, right place, right time” independent review features a number of CLAHRC research projects as examples of evidence to support those delivering, planning or using end of life services.
Projects from within the CLAHRC East of England Dementia, Frailty and End of Life Theme are included, and the Theme Lead Professor Carol Brayne also provided specialist input and advice and is acknowledged within the report.

For more information and a link to the report, please see here

The first three weeks of my CLAHRC PhD: A blog by Jason Corner

Jason Corner is the second PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP) to blog on his journey so far. He tells us about his initial 'academicphobia', but how writing-skills support early in his Nursing BSc enabled him to follow an academic career in Dementia care - an area he loves, and how this led him to taking on the PhD with the CLAHRC. 

Read Jason's inspiring blog here 

Post Doc Opportunity: National Institute for Health and Medical Research, Bordeaux (France)

The “Lifelong exposures, health and aging (LEHA)” team are seeking an English speaking candidate with expertise in epidemiology, statistics, longitudinal analyses, sensory impairment and/or cognitive/mental health.

This is a full time position, starting in January 2016 for 3 years.

For more information and a link to apply, please see here 

NIHR RDS East of England: December bulletin 

The NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) East of England have released their latest bulletin for December 2015, outlining all the latest local news and events from the RDS, and the latest funding and research career opportunities from the NIHR.

To see the bulletin, please visit our website


Involving young people in research: Collaborative approaches Workshop


10 December 2015, 10am to 11.30am
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

This is a workshop being run by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) Service User and Carer Research Group. Practical aspects of involving young people in research will be covered from the perspective of the young people involved, the people supporting their involvement, and the wider research team. 

For more information and how to book, please see here 

End of Life Care: Collaboration, Compassion, Choice - Conference


Tuesday 23 February 2016
Manchester Conference Centre

This conference will help you to develop a greater understanding of how end of life care is going to be delivered in England over the next five years and will feature an overview of the latest policy and guidance from organisations such as NHS England and NICE, as well as further discussion around implementation and plans for the future.

Topics include:

  • Towards a five year vision for end of life care
  • What should high quality end of life care look like?
  • Making it happen
  • Developing individual care plans
Please see here for more information 

Healthcare Innovation Showcase: Collaborating, Adopting, Improving 


25 February 2016
Thistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport

NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands is hosting this learning, sharing and networking event focussed on best practice in health and social care innovation across the East Midlands. The event is aimed at NHS Clinicians, Operational and Strategic Managers and Commissioners; and those working in industry, voluntary sectors, social care, public health and research. 

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

Contact Us:

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