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Care Homes research – a recipe for success?

We have all heard the old adages ‘Never work with children or animals’ or ‘mad dogs and Englishmen’ and I think that sometimes research in care homes and with people with dementia are often perceived similarly by fellow academics; just too difficult to do and only undertaken by the foolhardy. 

Written by Claire Surr, Professor of Dementia Studies, Leeds Beckett University on Wednesday May 25, 2016
Category: Delivering Care Home Research - Tags: claire, surr, bradford, leeds, carehome, research, epic


Competition to host Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD programmes – now open

The MRC recognises the importance of clinical research and as part of refreshing their funding schemes, they have made some changes to the support is provided to clinical researchers. The Wellcome Trust’s Head of Research Careers, Anne-Marie Coriat, explains the approach, and opens the competition to host the new clinical #PhD programmes.

Written by Adam Smith on Monday November 9, 2015
Category: Setting up a study - Tags: phd, mrc, funding, coriat, university, medical, research, council, wellcome