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
We hope that this newsletter will keep you up-to-date with the wide range of activity across the Faculty, inspire you to get involved and celebrate our RKE successes.
We would appreciate your feedback and suggestions to develop the newsletter further.
Prof Eleni Hatzidimitriadou
Head of Research and Enterprise
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
This conference is to be held in London on Wednesday April 26th from 11am – 3.30pm, for more details click here
HEA offer conferences, workshops and programmes suitable for all career stages, giving you and your team the chance to attend or take part in events which focus on the challenges currently facing the sector and individual disciplines. for more information click here
for updates including ‘Peers plans for UKRI-OfS links thrown out’ click here
On the 13th January 2017, NHS Research & Development Departments from across Kent will be hosting a health research event at Woolf College in the University of Kent.
The Kent-wide Research Day aims to celebrate health research taking place across Kent. The day will feature plenary sessions, presentations and workshops. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Staff from the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing will be facilitating workshops, and there will be a Canterbury Christ Church stand in the foyer.
The event is free to attend but there are a limited number of places available.
For more information and to register click here
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
Working together: people, practice and policy in alcohol research
Wednesday 5th April 2017, Friends House, central London. for more information please click on the link http://bit.ly/2hpHNK4