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. In this week's issue:
  • News: Book your Market Place stand at our CLAHRC EoE 'Connecting with Research' event; helpful webinars about Health Research Authority (HRA) Approval; and calling those with end of life care experience to help with a new research survey. 
  • Events: EAHSN Patient Safety Collaborative Faculty Workshops; Two lectures at the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge; 'Autism: The Challenges and Opportunities' conference; and the Mental Health and Cultural Diversity International Conference 2016.


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

We are hosting our annual Summer event on the 21 June 2016 in Cambourne, Cambridge. A number of guest speakers will present and it is a great opportunity to find out about CLAHRC research.
It will be open to professionals from Health and Social care, industry and third sector organisations, including clinicians and practitioners, AHPs, service users and carers, researchers, commissioners, and service managers. 

This year we will have a dedicated Market Place and are inviting organisations to book a stand to display their information.

If you would like to book a stand, please contact us at  by 30 April.

stand numbers are limited, so please book early

Health Research Authority (HRA) Approval webinars

A series of webinars about HRA Approval and its impact, are available from the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN).
Included are: an explanation of HRA approval and how to apply; what the new process means for research in the NHS; and how the NIHR CRN can support sponsors and sites in the process.

For more information and links to each webinar, please click here

Do you have end of life care experience? Can you help with a new survey?

New research is underway at Southampton University, which seeks to understand what is happening nationally, and the priorities of volunteers, family caregivers, and managers in end of life care.

The team are looking for people with knowledge or experience of palliative or end-of-life care to take part in a survey for the research.

If you are interested in this, please click here for more information 


EAHSN Patient Safety Collaborative QI Faculty Workshops - register now


Workshop Day 1: 13 April 2016, Cambridge

Workshop Day 2: 11 May 2016, Stansted Airport

The Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) are holding two co-design workshops by bring together individuals with improvement skills, service knowledge and an enthusiasm to support service transformation in the region. This includes health and social care practitioners, researchers, service users and managers. 

If you are interested in attending one or both workshops, please click here

Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge - 2 lectures 


“Electronic cigarettes – a disruptive technology?” 21 April 2016, 6pm

Professor Linda Bauld will outline what is known about who uses e-cigarettes and for what purpose, summarise current evidence on their effectiveness for smoking cessation, and discuss their safety
More information and a link to register can be found here

"Does the European Union need science advice?" - 19 May 2016, 5pm

Professor Dame Anne Glover will examine what mechanisms could be the most effective in the European Commission for delivering evidence-based decision making.
More information and a link to register can be found here

Autism: The Challenges and Opportunities


1 June 2016, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm


Open Forum Events and Autism Together have jointly developed this conference, which will look at the latest developments in autism care and support. Examples of best practice will be shared by leading organisations from health, social care and education sectors.
Please see our website for more information

Mental Health and Cultural Diversity International Conference 2016

"Exploring Transformative Practices and Service Models"

22 to 24 June,  2016


The aim of this conference is to discuss and debate transformatory practices in mental health, and explore appropriate and acceptable services models from diverse cultural communities around the world.
Medical, health and social care professionals, service providers and commissioners, service users and carers, academics, policy makers, and third sector organisation are all invited to attend.

For more information, please click here 

Contact Us:

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