Monthly Archives: February 2017

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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NIHR Funding Alert

The following new funding opportunities are available:

Health Services and Delivery Research Programme
17/08 – Work force and skill mix in GP primary care services

17/09 – Services to support early intervention and self-care for children and young people referred to Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services/CAMHS

Invention for Innovation Programme
Challenge Award – Mental Health 2017

For more information and a list of all current funding opportunities, please visit the NIHR website.

Alcohol Research UK

New research shows drinkers much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages in pub environment

A new study by psychologists at London South Bank University (LSBU), funded by Alcohol Research UK, shows that drinkers are much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages on posters displayed in a busy pub environment than in a plain and simple room.

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