Apply for MSc Genomic Medicine at Swansea University
Closing date: 28 August 2018
There are 12 fully funded places being offered to NHS staff on this WEDS commissioned course. This course will equip research scientists and health care professionals with the knowledge and skills to understand and interpret genomic data and is being offered as a part time opportunity over two years.
Increased grant funding for public innovation
Closing date: 16 July 2018
The Innovate to Save Fund is now offering up to £30,000 for projects exploring new ideas to improve and generate savings for Welsh public services. A second round of bidding is currently open for the Innovate to Save Fund, a joint initiative between the Welsh Government, Nesta, Cardiff University and WCVA.
NIHR podcast on the current Public Health Research Commissioned funding calls
Dr Helen Walters discusses areas of research need in which the NIHR is looking to fund new projects. This episode includes gambling, rural health, living with dementia, the health of looked-after children, and research opportunities afforded by London devolution.
PhD Studentship Award 2018 - Wales School for Socail Care Research (WSSCR)
Closing date: 9 July 2018
The WSSCR is offering PhD Studentship Awards for social care research. The WSSCR funds talented individuals to undertake high-quality research and study leading to the qualification of PhD.
Resource Access Guidance for Researchers - HealthWise Wales
A great handbook is now available to help researchers in Wales understand how HealthWise Wales can help with their research.
7 Core Elements of Research Management Support & Leadership
During 2017-18 the Forum training and learning oversight group undertook a comprehensive training needs analysis across members within the community.
£65 million new NIHR investment in research to inform government decision-making
The National Institute for Health Research has launched a new set of 13 NIHR Policy Research Units to undertake research to inform decision-making by government and arms-length bodies.
New edition of @ResearchWales magazine
The fourth issue of @ResearchWales magazine from Health and Care Research Wales is now live, featuring the latest health and social care research news from across Wales.
Single electronic submissions of the IRAS form for studies led from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
As of the 28th June, an update to IRAS, the Integrated Research Application System, will introduce a single, e-submission of IRAS forms and associated documents. This change applies to studies taking place in NHS organisations in Scotland and Wales and Health and Social Care (HSC) organisations in Northern Ireland where the lead NHS/HSC R&D office is in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Governance arrangements for Research Ethics Committees
The Health Research Authority and the UK health departments in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have published revised Governance Arrangements for Research Ethics Committee.