May 2015 archive

May 29

Regional health check at university lecture

A leading academic and practicing GP will speak about the potentially life-changing collaborative health research being carried out across the region, at a FREE lecture hosted by a North East university. Scott Wilkes, Professor of General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Sunderland, is kicking-off the 2015 Professorial Lecture Series at 6pm on …

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May 28

The British Thyroid Foundation Evelyn Ashley Smith award

The British Thyroid Foundation invites applications for the Evelyn Ashley Smith award. This provides support to improve care for patients with thyroid disorders. Two awards are available: •one award to help cover conference or training expenses, worth £500; •one award to support a specific project lasting one year, to support an ongoing project or to …

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May 28

Cancer Research UK Research bursaries for clinicians and professions allied to medicine

Cancer Research UK invites applications for its research bursaries for clinicians and professions allied to medicine. These provide short-term funding to allow clinicians and other health professionals to get involved in research projects early in their career. Clinicians, nurses, health professionals and pre-PhD candidates of any nationality may apply, but they must have been resident …

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May 28

The British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association, Research awards

The British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association invites applications for its research awards. These support research projects related to the use of technology in legal education. Funding is available for the following: •assistance with initial project planning and development; •support for small standalone projects or the completion of ongoing projects; •holding workshops, seminars …

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May 28

Innovate UK Technology-inspired innovation – information and communications technology

Innovate UK invites registrations for its call on technology-inspired innovation in information and communications technology. This supports technological innovation feasibility studies on information and communication technology, with a special focus on new software-based technologies or approaches that enable innovation in the areas of data exploration, simpler user experiences, increasing confidence in distributed computing systems, and …

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May 28

The Association for the History of Glass Research grants

The Association for the History of Glass invites applications for its research grants. These contribute towards educational or research activities in any area of glass studies. Supported activities include: •attendance at a conference to present lectures or posters; •travel for study purposes; •fieldwork projects; •publication of scholarly works. The budget is £3,000 with awards worth …

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May 28

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Joint Singapore–UK research call in cybersecurity

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, in collaboration with the UK Cabinet Office and the Singapore National Research Foundation, invites proposals for its joint Singapore–UK research call in cybersecurity. This supports up to three collaborations with potential to enhance understanding of cybersecurity and strengthen relationships between researchers in both countries. Projects addressing the following …

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May 28

ESRC/DFID growth research programme – financial sector development and growth

The Economic and Social Research Council and the Department for International Development invite proposals for their growth research programme on financial sector development and growth. Funding supports research on financial sector development and growth in low income countries. Proposals must address the following areas: •the role international capital flows play in the financial development, economic …

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May 28

The Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust James Salter award

The Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust invites applications for the James Salter award. This supports research projects that are particularly patient-focused and may lead to improving quality of life for thyroid cancer patients. Projects must be undertaken within the UK and Eire. The award is worth £60,000 for a period of two years. Closing date 30 …

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May 28

Research Councils UK and the Digital Catapult Centre Researcher in residence programme

Research Councils UK and the Digital Catapult Centre invite applications for their researcher in residence programme. This enables early-career researchers to spend time at the Digital Catapult Centre within one of the following two residency schemes: •junior residencies, which are based at the centre or a relevant user organisation full or near full-time and enable …

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