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MRC Mechanistic research in nutrition

Following publication of the Cross-Council vision for Food, Nutrition and Health Research and also the 2017 Review of Nutrition and Human Health Research (PDF, 3.00MB) the MRC wishes to continue to encourage research that will increase mechanistic understanding of the role that foods and … Continue reading

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MRC UK prevention research partnership scheme – consortium awards

These facilitate large-scale, multidisciplinary solutions for the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases in order to improve population health and reduce health inequalities in the UK. The aim is to generate new knowledge on actionable, sustainable and cost-effective ways of modifying … Continue reading

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British Council International publishing fellowship

The British Council invites applications for its international publishing fellowship. This connects UK publishing professionals with counterparts in Georgia, Turkey or Ukraine and allows them to conduct a curated study visit to gain insight into the sector and forge professional … Continue reading

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Learning Services – Scopus trial

Scopus trial by Liam Bullingham Throughout July we have a trial to Scopus, the World’s largest curated abstract and citation database. Scopus is excellent for literature reviews or seeing what has been published in your area as it can locate … Continue reading

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The Health Foundation Social and economic value of health

The Health Foundation’s £1.5m Social and Economic Value of Health in a Place Research Programme 2019 invites researchers to submit ideas for research that will generate new knowledge on the ways in which the physical and mental health of a … Continue reading

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New health services research toolkit launches

The NIHR has launched a new toolkit for researchers, to help them deliver the high quality health services research that the NHS needs. The Health Services Research Toolkit is a national resource which brings together ideas, guidance and support in … Continue reading

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NIHR and Wellcome partnership boosts global health research

The NIHR and the Wellcome Trust are joining forces in a new NIHR-Wellcome Global Health Research partnership, which will increase opportunities for researchers working in low and middle income countries to address health challenges in low resourced settings. The collaboration … Continue reading

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New website makes it easier than ever to be part of research

We want to make it easy for the public to take part in UK research. That’s why we’ve launched our Be Part of Research website. Our improved functionality builds on the success of the UK Clinical Trials Gateway, so anyone … Continue reading

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RDS NW July 2019 e-bulletin

July 2019 e-bulletin from the NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) In this issue: RDS Blog –Don’t let your research sit on the shelf, New toolkit launched to support delivery of health services research, Report of the Research … Continue reading

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AHRC Antislavery knowledge network – GCRF network plus phase 2

The Arts and Humanities Research Council, under the Global Challenges Research Fund, in collaboration with the antislavery knowledge network at the University of Liverpool, invites applications for its community-led strategies for creative and heritage-based interventions in sub-Saharan Africa funding opportunity. … Continue reading

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