Monthly Archives: March 2019

Medical Research Council

Funding Opportunity

UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (UKRMP2) – strategic call – Closing date 9th May 2019

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Nesta

Using collective intelligence design to unlock new insights about cancer -Can more be done to empower people as they navigate their experiences of cancer?

With over 620 UK cancer charities offering guidance and support to those affected by cancer, information abundance can be almost as much of an issue as information scarcity. We explore ways that collective intelligence can enable citizens to be active decision makers in their treatment and health outcomes.

Digital Culture 2019 – Now in its fifth year, the Digital Culture survey undertaken by Arts Council England and Nesta aims to track the impact of digital technology across the arts and cultural sector.

Meet the Future Ready Fund winners – We’re excited to announce ten projects from across the UK sharing £500,000 to develop social and emotional skills and resilience.

Research Professional Updates

Fears of closure as Coventry reviews two research centres – Coventry University has confirmed it is considering the future of two of its health research centres, after union representatives voiced fears over closures and job losses.

Irish research funder outlines Brexit preparations – The head of Ireland’s main science funder has outlined the steps his country is taking to tackle Brexit-related turbulence.

Research Fortnight unveils digital flipbook preview edition – Research Fortnight, the UK’s dedicated research policy and funding newspaper that has been in print since 1994, is going fully digital, with a new flipbook format, a refreshed design and enhanced features and content.

The Health Foundation Newsletter

Getting to grips with the NHS Long Term Plan – January saw publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, defining priorities for the NHS in England over the next decade.

A pragmatic plan, but can the NHS make it happen?

Improving productivity: what does the Long Term Plan expect?

Keeping us healthy is not all about the NHS

The road from plan to improvements for patients

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