Announcements

The Tayside Academic Health Sciences Partnership Clinical Fellowships - June 2017 News

28th June, 2017

Applications are invited for the third round of Tayside Academic Health Sciences Partnership Clinical Fellowships.  This is an innovative opportunity for health professionals working in the NHS to develop and consolidate a research portfolio.  Candidates must be Consultants in the NHS within 6 years of obtaining their first consultant post (or equivalent WTE if part-time) on 1st April...

Internationalisation Online Survey News

18th May, 2017

NHS Tayside has recognised the benefits of “internationalisation” in healthcare delivery, approving, in June 2015, the NHS Tayside Strategy for Internationalising Healthcare Delivery developed by the Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside (AHSP). These benefits include: Recruitment and retention of staff Enrichment and learning for staff Enhancing the reputation...

TASC EVENT - Meta-Research Short Course News

2nd May, 2017

Meta-Research Short Course (3 day course) The purpose of this 3 day course is for students to understand the principles of meta-research and to develop skills in relation to research synthesis, meta-analysis and assessment of bias in biomedical research. Target Audience: This short course is aimed at those working in clinical and preclinical research. Course Objectives: To understand the...

Strategic Partnering with Medtronic News

5th April, 2017

The Strategic Partnership between Medtronic and the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside, under the auspices of AHSP, continues to flourish as Medtronic cites the Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation (DIHS) as one of its four centres of excellence in training and education across Europe, Middle East and Africa   Read More …....

Research Support Awards - 2017 call for applicants News

23rd March, 2017

This scheme is open to the following NHS Tayside staff including those holding honorary contracts: nurses (medical and dental), AHPs, pharmacists, biomedical/clinical scientists, and others, excluding medical doctors.  NHS Tayside staff will be the principal recipient of the research award but may collaborate with University of Dundee or Abertay as academic partners or with those working...

STAR Awards News

3rd March, 2017

The NHS Tayside STAR Awards are open for nominations!  More information on STAR Awards...

Clinical Research Centre (CRC) Highlights News

17th February, 2017

We have several CRC highlights to report, commencing with overwhelmingly positive feedback from the Chief Investigator of a National Multicentre study, who commented on the “hugely impressive facilities, dedicated professionalism of staff, warmth of welcome and our roles in national leadership”. In addition, we can share our positive experiences, which include in separate studies being...

Tayside Medical Science Centre (TASC) Quality Assurance & Monitoring Update News

17th February, 2017

During 2014, individual QA Managers from Tayside (TASC), Lothian (ACCORD), Grampian R&D Office and Glasgow (GGC and CRUK) met to form the Scottish Academic Research QA Group (SARQAG) with a view to sharing good practice and methodologies with each other.  QA Managers perform a specialised role involving the audit of clinical research processes, facilities, laboratories and studies to ensu...

Tayside Specialty Registrar Clinical Research Course News

15th February, 2017

Tayside Specialty Registrar Clinical Research Course Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th June 2017 Cost £100 / person Tayside Medical Science Centre (TASC)  Registration Form  Poster...

Life Sciences Strategy for Scotland 2025 Vision News

8th February, 2017

To view the full Life Sciences Strategy for Scotland 2025 Vision, published and officially launched 2nd February 2017, see below:  Scotland - Life Sciences Strategy...