Applications invited for NRS Career Researcher Fellowships News

20th September, 2017

The next round of the NRS Career Researcher Fellowship scheme is now open for applications. This scheme provides 2 sessions of research time to allow Fellows to develop a research portfolio within the NHS. The scheme for GP’s and Consultants will again be run as regional competitions in the NRS nodes around Scotland. The scheme for non-medical applicants will be run separately as a national...

The Scottish Innovative Student Awards Programme - now open! News

11th September, 2017

SIE contacted academics in the summer to let them know about the new Scottish Innovative Student Awards programme which was being developed from the SMART project pilot. The programme is now being launched and the student workshops are open for registrations. Space is limited, so early student registration is encouraged. 20 September 2017 - Dundee By partipating in...

The Tayside Academic Health Sciences Partnership (AHSP) Clinical Fellowships 2017 News

6th September, 2017

In the third round of the AHSP Fellowships Dr Vassilis Pitsinis, Consultant Breast Surgeon and Dr Jai Mannick (Jaiganesh Manickavasagam), Consultant ENT, both Ninewells, have been awarded Fellowships, commencing September 2017 for a period of 2 years.   Dr Pitsinis’ work will aim to answer the question: could the novel technique of fluorescence detection of sentinel lymphnodes (S...

Dundee Science Festival 2017 - take part News

30th August, 2017

Dundee Science Centre is calling for organisations/individuals to be part of Dundee Science Festival 2017 running from Friday 28 October – Sunday 12 November. This is an exciting opportunity to engage with a variety of audiences and share your research or raise awareness of your work. Events include: How Do Our Bodies Work? Find Out! (28th October, 10am - 5pm) The Horrib...

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...