CRUK Population Research Committee Project Grants

CRUK Project Grants scheme – deadline 19th June 2015 – details can be found here. Continue reading


NIHR Funding Opportunity for Oncology Diagnostics

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) Challenge Awards invite applications in the area of Oncology Diagnostics, aiming to improve medical practice by better prevention, earlier and more precise diagnosis, early intervention and more tailored treatment, all of which can help improve clinical outcomes, avoid side effects and contribute to overall cost savings.  Deadline for applications 27 May 2015 1:00 pm Continue reading

MRC-Arthritis Research Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research (CMAR)

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The CMAR is a collaborative research venture between Birmingham and Nottingham Universities that aims to understand how ageing results in loss of musculoskeletal function and to use this knowledge to intervene and minimise age-related musculoskeletal decline and disease.  The major focus of our interventions is on exercise and diet, incorporating motivational psychology research to underpin improved uptake and adherence to lifestyle changes.

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MHRA GCP Symposium 2015

On 3rd March members of the Clinical Research Compliance Team, along with colleagues from Trials Units PC-CRTU and CRTU, attended the MHRA Good Clinical Practice Symposium in Hammersmith, London (  The MHRA conducts inspections to ensure compliance with clinical trials regulations and the symposium is designed to support the work the University does in the area of clinical trials. Continue reading