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Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series

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Addressing the issue of safer staffing in community care settings: shining the spotlight on doing things differently. – Tuesday 14th March at 12-1pm (lunch & networking from 11.30am)

This session presents the outcomes of participatory research with community nurses that addresses the gaps and challenges in developing a robust way of measuring safe staffing levels on which to base decisions about commissioning of future health and care services for people in or close to their own homes.  Continue reading Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series

Paid Student Internships are back

A range of paid part-time or full-time Student Internships will run during the summer from 22rd May to 28th July 2017.

Students will work with CCCU academics on Research & Knowledge Exchange projects. Internship opportunities are available across the faculties and the eligibility criteria varies for each internship. Undergraduate and postgraduate students who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 17 March 2017.

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You can access details and download application forms for each project via the above link.

Please send completed applications by email to internships@canterbury.ac.uk

Economic & Social Research Council

20 years on since Dolly – how do we feel about the ethics of cloning now?

It is 20 years since Dolly the Sheep was unveiled to the world by British scientists, at BBSRC’s Roslin Institute – which this month welcomed the appointment of a new director. Here ESRC-funded academic Sarah Franklin, who authored the book Dolly Mixtures, looks at where we currently stand on the ethics surrounding cloning.

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