Monthly Archives: October 2016

Children and Young People’s Mental Health: Promoting Integration and Early Intervention 2016

Thursday 8th December 2016, Manchester Conference Centre.

Confirmed speakers include: 

Jane Case, Northern Hub Manager, YoungMinds (confirmed)
Keynote Address
Dr Vijay Parkash, CAMHS and developmental services clinical director, West London Mental Health NHS Trust (invited)
Lorraine Khan, Associate Director, Children and Young People, Centre for Mental Health (confirmed)
Matt Buttery, Chief Executive Officer, Triple P UK (confirmed)
Matthew Boazman, Chief Officer for Strategy, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (confirmed)
Harry Golby, Head of Service Improvement, NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (confirmed)
Dr Lesley French, Clinical Director & Head of Psychology, Children and Young People’s Services, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust (confirmed)
Dr Irene Sclare, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Project lead, DISCOVER workshop programmes, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (confirmed)
Wendy Meredith, Greater Manchester’s Director of Population Health Transformation (confirmed)

For more information click on the link

British Academy Funding Call


Tackling the UK’s International Challenges 

The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities to develop projects related to the following topics:

  • Urban Futures;
  • Conflict, Stability & Security;
  • Justice, Rights & Equality;
  • Europe’s Futures;
  • Knowledge Frontiers.

This call is part of a new round of research projects under the British Academy’s ‘Tackling the UK’s International Challenges’ programme. Awards are of one-year in duration. The themes stated above correspond to the British Academy’s current international policy priorities. Continue reading British Academy Funding Call

Conference News – Dementia: Quality of Care

Wednesday 16th November 2016, Royal National Hotel, London

Quality of Care which has been designed to help you develop a greater understanding of how people with dementia can get the support they need every day of the year, whether that be at home, in residential care, hospital or in the wider community.
for more information please click on the link

Explore your career options – Interactive career framework

The framework gives information on possible options for careers and funding in biomedical research within academia and/or industry.

Career view: the roles and routes displayed are illustrative and not exhaustive. Funding view: opportunities from eight funders are listed within the framework.