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Keep up to date with all the latest news and funding opportunities relevant to your area of interest.


New model for categorising public involvement opportunities


Health and Care Research Wales' new model will introduce three categories of public involvement opportunity.


Tenovus Cancer Care KESS 2 partnership opportunity

Closing date: 25 February 2019

Tenovus Cancer Care have launched their next KESS 2 call, and are inviting expressions of interest from academic partners across Wales only with a deadline of Monday 25th February 2019


KESS 2 MPhil Studentship in Social Sciences: Physician Associates: preparedness and support for the role

Closing date: 25 February 2019

Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships 2 (KESS2) is a pan-Wales higher-level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf of the Higher Education sector in Wales.


NEW: National Report examines how Brexit may affect health and well-being of people across Wales


Published today by Public Health Wales, the Health Impact Assessment of Brexit examines the potential effects of Brexit on the short, medium and long-term health of people living in Wales.


New eLearning modules for student researchers


The key to successful research is planning, and student research should approach this in the same way as any other study taking place in the NHS. New bite-sized eLearning modules from the Health Research Authority (HRA) aim to help students do just that.


Research Development Infrastructure Funding Call 2019

Closing date: 12 April 2019

Health and Care Research Wales is pleased to announce the Research and Development Infrastructure Funding Call 2019. They wish to invite all high quality research groups who have identified an infrastructure resource gap and feel they meet the requirements of this call to apply for funding.


Improving health and wellbeing for people who are at risk of or exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) - NIHR

Closing date: 30 July 2019

The Public Health Research Programme are accepting stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this topic:


Advancing Applied Analytics programme - The Health Foundation

Closing date: 26 February 2019

Support for analysts who are working on local innovative and ambitious projects that can demonstrate how they will improve analytical capability in support of health and care services.


Public Reviewing with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)


Now available - an interactive course for new and experienced reviewers of health and social care research, which has been produced by a team of public reviewers and patient and public involvement professionals with the NIHR.


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Knowledge Exchange Officer

Closing date: 21 January 2019

An exiting opportunity has arisen for a new Knowledge Transfer Officer to join the Policy, Research and International Development Directorate.

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