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We've been shortlisted for an award!

We are delighted that the EMPOWER website has been shortlisted in the NIHR Let’s Get Digital competition 2017. You can show your support by voting for the site. 159 more words

NIHR Highlight Notice: Complex Health and Care Needs in Older People

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) welcomes proposals for clinical and applied health research into the evaluation of healthcare interventions, health services, social care or public health measures for older people with complex health and care needs. 118 more words

Funding Opportunities
  • Discussed OpenAthens as a means of authentication with Eduserve.
  • Worked on Learning to Rank (LTR), mainly around weightings related to individual variables.
  • Discussed ways of working with PHE for ongoing projects.
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Quality of life in dementia: are the views of care home staff and relatives the same?

Sarah Robertson is a PhD student with funding from the NIHR Collaborations in Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care. Sarah has been working as part of the Managing Agitation and Raising Quality of Life in dementia (MARQUE) team at UCL and this work inspired her thesis comparing the perspectives of paid and family carers in quality of life. 753 more words


Quality Improvement and... Frontiers of Improvement Science

As an emerging multi-disciplinary field improvement science is in its infancy, with academics and researchers still defining concepts and methods of inquiry. The International Improvement Science and Research Symposium… 1,105 more words


Lancet study puts NIHR top of the intl league table for health research in the public interest inc. public involvement @TheLancet

Yesterday the Lancet published a study by Mona Nasser, Mike Clarke, Iain Chalmers and others looking at how well eleven international research founders are doing to reduce waste in research. 156 more words

Medical Research