The Early Career Researcher: developing a framework for development

We have recently launched the first stage of a project to develop an infrastructure to help ECR nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and their managers, begin to understand and develop clinical academic research capabilities and learning opportunities.  In due course, we will  identify developmental needs and means of addressing these.  This is a complex landscape and there is much to be…

NEW – The Researcher Magazine

Launched today…..The Researcher magazine Click here to read and be inspired! New digital magazine aims to inspire the next generation of researchers A new magazine called The Researcher has launched today. The digital publication, created for health researchers by health researchers aims to raise awareness of research careers among nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.…

NHS Lets Talk Research Conference 2016 programme

Keynote speakers, workshops, community hotspots, creative performances and poster presentations……. Visit the Let’s Talk Research Conference 2016 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on 15 & 16 September 2016. Click here to read the Conference quick view programme 2016 Click here to read more on the conference or download Conference 2016 Advert PDF…

NIHR Research Funding Opportunities

The following new funding opportunities are available: Health Technology Assessment Programme 16/73 – Treatment for 3 and 4 part proximal humeral fractures16/74 – Optimal treatment strategies for fistulising perianal Crohn’s disease16/75 – Zoledronic acid to reduce fractures in patients with alcoholic liver disease16/76 – Management of an impacted fetal head during emergency caesarean section16/77 – Induction of labour at 39…

Want to learn new skills?

Watch this short video from the recent Academy of Creative Minds residential in Lancaster in March 2016. Bringing the Arts and Sciences together, the ACM residential brought clinicians, academics, leaders of research together to exploit the invaluable communication ‘tricks of the trade’ that can be applied in research. Click here to watch this inspiring short…

Spring Newsletter

Lots of research activity and community building in the North West. Read more in our latest newsletter Let’s Talk research Newsletter – Spring 2016

Call for Abstracts

Be part of the NHS R&D North West Conference 2016 – Edge Walking Submit an abstract for either a 15 minute presentation or a 1 hour workshop for the 2016 Let’s Talk Research Conference. Based on the ‘Edge Walking theme, this year’s conference aims to present and explore novel approaches to Research, Development and Innovation concerning health…

The Researcher Magazine

NOW – National callout for early career research stories. Can you provide a story, images or videos to represent your research journey? What would be your headline? Who would benefit from your tale? What have been the high and low points? If you are interested, please contact joanne.simpson@researchnorthwest.nhs.uk    Health Education England and NHS R&D North…