KESS2 MRES Scholarship: The SOLVE Study: Solving non-participation in the Cwm Taf Health Check programme
Closing date: 2 September 2019
The aim of the programme is to prevent the onset of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke in the first place. Everyone aged between 40 and 74 (approximately 191,500 people) is invited to attend a Health Check at a GP surgery but the problem is that only half of those invited make use of this opportunity
New Call for Clinical Research Time Award
Closing date: 17 October 2019
Health and Care Research Wales is pleased to announce that the 2019 round of Clinical Research Time Awards will open on 02nd September 2019.
New Research and Evaluation Strategy Launched
The new Public Health Wales Research and Evaluation strategy highlights our commitment to embedding research and evaluation across the organisation, enabling us to build the knowledge needed to improve health and well-being across Wales (Strategic Priority 7).
Call for projects to support the digitalisation of the public sector
A call for proposals will be issued in the autumn of 2019. More information is available here.
Improve social connections to help communities thrive in uncertain times
A new report will help public services and other organisations in Wales work to develop resilient individuals and communities that are better equipped to respond to challenging circumstances like economic crises, stress, trauma, and the challenges of everyday life.
Investing in research now will provide new opportunities to save lives
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Cymru Wales has published a variety of recommendations for protecting clinical time for research aimed at the Welsh Government, NHS Wales, doctors, patients and research bodies.
New toolkit launched to support delivery of health service research
The NIHR has launched a new toolkit for researchers, to help them deliver the high quality health services research that the NHS needs.
Early Years Research Priority Setting
We invite you to share your opinions of where the gaps in knowledge and understanding of public health in the early years are.
Third of people in Wales use digital technology to self diagnose - new report
More than a third of people in Wales (34 per cent) use digital technology to self-diagnose health conditions, whilst only 14 per cent make a healthcare appointment online.
PhD in Economics: An examination of the socio-economic consequences of the diagnosis of, and recovery from, cancer in the UK
Closing date: 14 June 2019
This PhD will focus on understanding the socio-economic outcomes of individuals who experience cancer in the UK, including in core aspects of quality of life, such as, work and income, and wellbeing.