Monthly Archives: December 2016

Medical Research Council funding opportunity

The Medical Research Council, in partnership with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is seeking to generate new knowledge on interventions and their implementation for the prevention and management of mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries.  for more information click here

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Lunchtime Research Seminar Series – Spring 2017

seminar networking plus teaThe Faculty of Health and Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series continues next term, and the programme for Spring 2017 is now available.

The seminar series provides a forum to present and discuss research work undertaken by Faculty academics and students.  Seminars are open to anyone who has an interest in research in Health and Wellbeing.

Presentations are normally from 12-1pm.  Further details of each seminar will be released nearer the time.  You can see the topic for each seminar below or download the flyer to keep. Continue reading Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Lunchtime Research Seminar Series – Spring 2017

The Health Foundation Newsletter 2016


Standing in someone else’s shoes: empathy and storytelling in health and care

The importance of empathy in delivering health care is well known. But we also need to have empathy for those working in the health service, particularly when our health and social care services are under increasing pressure. This month, we look at what empathy means in the health service and how storytelling can help to capture people’s attention.  To read more click here

Funding opportunites for Medical Research Council


The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) are pleased to relaunch the UK-Korea Partnering Awards scheme, aimed at fostering links between researchers in the UK and in Korea. We invite joint applications from researchers based in the UK and Korea. The deadline for applications is  31st January 2016. Successful awards will be announced in early 2017.  for more information please click here