Back in November the Peridontal Research Group helped in making a TV programme ‘The Truth about Teeth’. You may have seen part one, broadcast on 4th June. Part two features our very own Peridontal Research Group and will be broadcast on 11th June 9 pm.
In addition to flagging this up for you to watch we’d also like to encourage you and your friends and family to participate in our evaluation of the programme. We’re looking for people to fill out two surveys – one before and one after watching the programme. Want to join in? Please follow this link:
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is proud to be offering a fellowship programme for outstanding clinical and non-clinical researchers who wish to apply for independent research fellowships funded by organisations such as the EU, Research Councils UK, the Wellcome Trust, other research charities such as CRUK, BHF and Arthritis Research UK, and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). We would expect you to align with our key strengths in the following areas: Immunity, Infection and Inflammation, Cancer, Applied Health Research, Metabolism and Reproduction and Cardiovascular Sciences.
What will a Fellowship Offer you? Continue reading
We are looking to recruit the brightest and the best researchers to develop their academic careers in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences and help shape our bio-medical research, delivering innovative outputs that inspire and engage stakeholders within and beyond academia. Continue reading
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.
Pierre Cauchy has recently presented on his work scanning the genome of Hodgkin lymphoma cells to find areas that are unusually active – he has identified one protein that orchestrated proper cellular signalling but went awry in these lymphomas. Continue reading
Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board) have launched a competition for investment of up to £2m in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four enabling technology areas.
These four technology areas are: advanced materials; biosciences; electronics, sensors and photonics; and information and communications. Continue reading
Do you have an idea to solve a critical problem healthcare? It could be a…
- Medical device
- Clinical tool
- Software application
- Research tool
- Essentially any innovation that can have an impact on human health!
Why journalists and policy makers need academics
College of Life and Environmental Sciences event
Date: Tuesday 11th November 2014, 12:15-13:30
Venue: B04 Mechanical Engineering Building, University of Birmingham
Join this lunchtime session to find out how you and your research can reach the media and policy makers
Birmingham Health Partners is delighted to announce the launch of the second West Midlands Clinical Academic Internship Programme (CAIP) aimed specifically at non-medical clinicians who are thinking about embarking on a clinical academic career and undertaking their own research. Applications are now open and close on the 14th November 2014.
For more information please refer to www.birminghamhealthpartners.co.uk/caip
Clinical Academic Internship Programme – Flyer
BCH Research Foundation awards up to £350k annually for research at or in collaboration with BCH or Birmingham Women’s Hospital. This year’s deadline is 24th November.
Funding will be available under the categories of:
1. ‘Springboard’ Paediatric Research Fellowships
2. ‘Springboard’ Nursing and Allied Health Care Professionals Research Fellowships
3. One PhD studentship for a trainee health, social or biological sciences graduate
4. Research projects
5. Small project grants for limited complete research proposals
6. One nursing award
For further information about BCHRF see http://www.bch.nhs.uk/story/research-foundation and for this year’s call for proposals see: