NIHR launches £56 million new funding competition for public health research – The NIHR has launched a new funding competition to allocate up to £56 million of funding over 5 years to public health research. The competition will award funding from the Department of Health and Social Care to 14 NIHR Health Protection Research Units (HPRUs) – partnerships between academic institutions and Public Health England (PHE). These new units will act as centres of excellence in multidisciplinary health protection research in England.
We need your help so more can people be part of research – The UK Clinical Trials Gateway makes it possible for anyone to find research studies and get involved. We’re making improvements to the service, but we need your help to make it the best it can be. Through online surveys and face-to-face sessions we want to hear your views as our new website develops. Sign up to take part
Mental health stigma worse in London and south of England – New research from the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre suggests that people living in London and the south of England have more negative attitudes towards mental health problems than those in other areas of the country.
Hold the date: intellectual property webinar for researchers – This webinar will provide an introduction to intellectual property (IP) to help researchers understand how NIHR approaches IP issues when contracting, monitoring and reviewing requests to commercialise the IP. 12-1pm, Wednesday 27 March