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A range of paid part-time or full-time Student Internships will run during the summer from 22rd May to 28th July 2017.
Students will work with CCCU academics on Research & Knowledge Exchange projects. Internship opportunities are available across the faculties and the eligibility criteria varies for each internship. Undergraduate and postgraduate students who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply.
Please note that the closing date for applications is 17 March 2017.
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You can access details and download application forms for each project via the above link.
Please send completed applications by email to email@example.com
HEFCE will fund 33 higher education museums, galleries and collections which provide a unique and significant contribution to research and scholarship
Read the full news item: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/news/newsarchive/2017/Name,112699,en.html
The highly anticipated Bell Review from Universities UK and GuildHE has recently been released containing a range of recommendations for the 10 ‘core’ sector agencies. A joint statement has been released by the Equality Challenge Unit, the HEA and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education. To view the full article click here.
CCCU project Diabetes and WELLbeing (DWELL) features amongst the 25 recently awarded Interreg projects. A new section on approved projects is now available on the Interreg 2 Seas website. Click here to explore the 2 Seas projects and here for specific details of our project.
DWELL is an empowerment programme enabling patients with type 2 diabetes to access tailored support giving them mechanisms to control their condition & improve their wellbeing.
The project will deliver:
- A cross-border training programme, which will benefit staff and patients
- A 12-week programme to support patients in their life-style changes
- A patient-led support network that will provide patient benefit after the project ends
- An evaluation process to benefit future staff and patients
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
‘Inter-professional Education: Sharing Research and Practice’
Thursday 2nd February, Augustine Hall, 8.30am – 4pm – Put the date in your diaries for this conference, which is being jointly run by the Faculties of Education and Health and Wellbeing. save-the-date-postcard-2-2-17
Expected themes to be covered are:
- research in practice
- diverse professionals with a range of different competencies and skills working together so that the collective is stronger than the component parts
- training student professionals to incorporate the interprofessional mind-set into their identity.