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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.


Setting up NHS / Health and Social Care research in the UK


Following from the previous communication a UK Local Information Pack will be introduced on the 5 June 2019 to support the set-up of NHS / Health and Social Care research in the UK. Researchers working with NHS / Health and Social Care organisations across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales will benefit from a consistent package to support study set-up and delivery across the UK.


Career Opportunities - Wales Centre for Public Policy


The Wales Centre for Public Policy at Cardiff University invites applications for 3 exciting new research posts.


More than eight in ten men in prison suffered childhood adversity


Childhood adversity linked to more times in prison, violent offending and a history of time in youth offender institutions.


Research Strategy Grant Funding - Call Open!!

Closing date: 24 June 2019

Launched in 2018, a research strategy grant is a funded piece of research over 2 years for up to £60,000 necessary to advance the services and activity provision of Tenovus Cancer Care.


Job vacancy: Director of Health and Care Research Wales & senior research advisor to the chief medical officer

Closing date: 10 May 2019

The director of Health and Care Research Wales is the senior official leading research and development across the health and social care sectors in Wales. The post holder will be based within the Health and Social Services Group, Welsh Government.


Job vacancy: Head of communications, engagement and involvement

Closing date: 14 May 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Health and Care Research Wales Support & Delivery Centre for a senior professional to drive the communications, public engagement and public involvement agenda on behalf of Health and Care Research Wales.


Job Vacancy - Project Support Officer

Closing date: 1 May 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced project support officer to join the Research & Evaluation (R&E) Division within Public Health Wales. As Project Support Officer, you will play a crucial role in supporting the various projects within the R&E Division to deliver complex pieces of work to time, within scope and resource allocation.


Job vacancy - Senior Research and Evaluation Officer

Closing date: 29 April 2019

Are you a Researcher or Evaluator who would enjoy working in public health to inform local and national policy and practice at population health level? If yes, this is an exciting opportunity to join the multi-disciplinary Research and Evaluation Division, within the newly formed Knowledge Directorate of Public Health Wales.

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