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UK-US Early Career Research Collaboration Workshop

Saturday 10th–Sunday 11th February 2018 – 136 Irving Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

The British Academy, in collaboration with the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, is inviting applications for early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences to attend a research collaboration workshop on the broad theme of violence. The workshop format will enable the exchange of ideas across disciplinary as well as national boundaries with the aim to help create and build exchange, cooperation and partnership between the researchers attending in the short- and long-term.  For more information click here

 

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Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series

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Addressing the issue of safer staffing in community care settings: shining the spotlight on doing things differently. – Tuesday 14th March at 12-1pm (lunch & networking from 11.30am)

This session presents the outcomes of participatory research with community nurses that addresses the gaps and challenges in developing a robust way of measuring safe staffing levels on which to base decisions about commissioning of future health and care services for people in or close to their own homes.  Continue reading Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series

SPARC (Supporting Progression in Academic Research Careers)

SPARC (Supporting Progression in Academic Research Careers) offers the opportunity for Early Career Researchers and Academic staff with a professional background and new to research (Early Research Careers) to successfully develop and implement a research career plan alongside their existing roles.

The first cohort of 15 SPARC members started working together in May 2016 and will complete in May 2017. The programme allowed them “protected” monthly afternoons to learn about and discuss RKE related issues (publication, income generation, research management, etc.). It allowed SPARC members to exchange experiences and strategies, meet with experienced researchers and spend time writing and making progress on their individually negotiated work plans. SPARC members were allocated a Research Mentor and were overseen by a Sponsor. Continue reading SPARC (Supporting Progression in Academic Research Careers)

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.

New Publication – The Researcher

The first issue of The Researcher was published in July. The digital publication, created for health researchers by health researchers aims to raise awareness of research careers among nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. HEE, NHS Research and Development North West (NHS R&D NW) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have worked together with a team of early career researchers and award winning writer Rob Young to produce the magazine which illustrates the real-life stories of what it is like to undertake a research career.

Read the first issue of The Researcher at http://bit.ly/2bxlNhS