Monthly Archives: January 2017

Alcohol Research UK

Researching with purpose: what is the point of public involvement?  By Jo Cairns

On Wednesday 5th April Alcohol Research UK will be hosting a national conference on public involvement in alcohol research.

Their new Senior Research and Policy Officer, Jo Cairns, describes her journey from conventional academic researcher to someone with a passion for working with the public.  Ror the full article click here

Interprofessional Education: Sharing Research and Practice

Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Augustine Hall

The Faculties of Education and Health & Wellbeing have organised a joint conference designed to inspire you and to extend your lens of professional possibilities. Interprofessional work can challenge assumptions about knowledge and practice and by doing so, it can extend the professional landscape.

Colleagues from the Faculties of Health & Wellbeing and Education have organised presentations and workshops to stimulate fresh thinking and created talking spaces to debate issues about integrated practice in a multidisciplinary arena.

If you would like to attend the conference, please register using the link below. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/interprofessional-education-sharing-research-and-practice-tickets-30848249946

On registering for the event please select one workshop you would like to attend from each of the two time slots.

nesta – Announcing the Inventor Prize

Inventing is problem solving. It’s about working out how existing products could be improved or how new products could fill a gap in the market. Announced in this week’s Industrial Strategy green paper, the Inventor Prize– piloted by Nesta and BEIS – will harness the potential of the UK’s inventors, supporting ideas from shed to shelf.  for more information click here

The Royal Society Newsletter January 17

A new year and a new opportunity for scientists – 2016 was an exceptionally busy year here at the Royal Society. It was a year that saw us launch 5 new grants programmes, including funding for international collaboration, blue skies research and technical innovation. We also increased funding for our early career research fellows and distributed grants under the Global Challenges Research Fund and the Newton Fund. To read the newsletter in full click here