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ESRC - Approaches to Understanding and Measuring Wellbeing

Closing date: 20 June 2019

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in partnership with the What Works Centre for Wellbeing (WWCW), are pleased to invite proposals for innovative research projects that focus on a wide range of methodologies and approaches to understanding and measuring wellbeing.


PhD in Medicine - The Psychological and Physical Impact of Stroke on Carers and Relatives in Wales

Closing date: 28 June 2019

In this project you will investigate the emotional and physical burden experienced by the people who care for people affected by stroke.


Social Care Studentship Award 2019

Closing date: 16 August 2019

The Wales School for Social Care Research (WSSCR) is offering PhD Studentship Awards for social care research. These awards will fund individuals to undertake high-quality research and study leading to the qualification of PhD.


New report: Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences - An evidence review


Public Health Wales’ Policy, Research and International Development directorate in conjunction with the Public Health Collaborating Unit at Bangor University, has produced a new report ‘Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences


NIHR - Behavioural intervention to treat anxiety in adults with autism and moderate to severe learning disabilities

Closing date: 31 July 2019

The Health Technology Assessment Programme is accepting stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this primary research topic: 19/32 Behavioural intervention to treat anxiety in adults with autism and moderate to severe learning disabilities


Public Health Intervention Development Scheme (PHIND) - July 2019

Closing date: 18 July 2019

The MRC Public Health Intervention Development scheme (PHIND) supports the early stages of development of interventions that address an important UK or global public health issue.


New NIHR Funding calls


Funding opportunities within Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, Invention for Innovation Programme and Policy Research Programme


Call for abstracts for The Lancet Public Health Science

Closing date: 17 June 2019

The Lancet are delighted to announce the call for abstracts for The Lancet Public Health Science 2019: A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health, to be held in London, UK on November 29, 2019.


Preventing violent extremism needs a public health approach - new report!


The Preventing violent extremism in the UK: Public health solutions report urges public services to work together to tackle the broader risk factors for involvement in violent extremism that are often hidden behind discussions about politics, race and religion.


UK Local Information Pack - Update for Commercial Sponsors and Contract Research Organisations (CRO)


A UK Local Information Pack will be introduced on Wednesday 5 June 2019. From this date the Organisational Information Document will be required as part of the UK Local Information Pack, to be shared by commercial and non-commercial sponsors when setting up NHS/Health and Social Care participating organisations in the UK. More information is given in the IRAS Help Site Specific section.

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