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Funding Opportunity: NIHR School for Social Care Research

Call is now open for research into adult social care

The NIHR School for Social Care Research (SSCR) is inviting full proposals for research studies addressing key priorities for adult social care for the next 5-10 years in line with its mission to improve the evidence base for adult social care in England. 38 more words


Funding Opportunity: Adult Social Care Fellowship NIHR

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The NIHR School for Social Care Research (NIHR SSCR) is inviting applications from individuals committed to adult social care research who would benefit from NIHR SSCR support to further their research careers in this field.  167 more words


What does it take to get a fellowship?

Take all the (~100) people who have talked to me at any length about fellowships over the past five years. So far, nine of them have completed a draft of an application. 1,044 more words


Have you joined the new online course revolutionising the way the public can learn about clinical research? @NIHRCRN MOOC

I do not ascribe to the view that you have to be ‘scientific literate’ as a pre-requisite to taking part in science.  In the same way that I do not think you need to be fluent in French before you can enjoy a holiday or set up home there.  294 more words

Medical Research

March 2016 Newsletter- I-Hydrate: A project to Improve the Hydration of Elderly Residents in a Care Home

Frail, dependent, care home residents are especially vulnerable to dehydration. This is in large part due to physical or cognitive impairments, and the organisation of care in these challenging environments. 322 more words