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...


Innovation in Health and Life Sciences Competition - round 2 News

8th February, 2017

The aim of this competition is to stimulate innovation in health and life sciences (H&LS). Projects must align with at least one of the following Innovate UK priority areas to: increase yield, quality and sustainability in agriculture and food production support advanced therapies (cell and gene therapies), precision medicine or preclinical technologies develop bioscience techniques and c...


BMA foundation for medical research – 2017 grants now open for applications News

13th January, 2017

The 2017 BMA foundation for medical research grants are now open and we are accepting applications online at bma.org.uk/advice/career/research-grants. The BMA provide approximately £500,000 of research funding annually, this year across 11 different grants. Funding areas range from heart disease to schizophrenia to the impact of working pressures on the medical profession. Applications are...


AHSP News News

12th January, 2017

 AHSP News Issue 2   Reporting from the Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside.    ...


NHS Education Scotland and the Chief Scientist Office are delighted to announce the launch of their Joint Postdoctoral Clinical Lecturer Scheme. News

14th December, 2016

NHS Education Scotland and the Chief Scientist Office are delighted to announce the launch of their Joint Postdoctoral Clinical Lecturer Scheme. Applications are invited from speciality registrars in training who have completed a PhD and wish to spend 50% of their time on research and 50% of their time in clinical training. As such these Lectureships posts are training posts and will run until th...


Scottish Crucible 2017 - Call for applications now open! News

5th December, 2016

Scottish Crucible is the prestigious leadership and development programme for early career researchers in Scotland.   Applications are now invited from Senior Research Fellows and Lecturers in their first academic posts - or their equivalents from Research Institutes, SMEs and spin-out companies - for Scottish Crucible 2017.  Please see the attached flier for more information, furt...


The Wellcome Trust has awarded the University of Dundee £3.75million News

17th November, 2016

The Wellcome Trust has awarded the University of Dundee £3.75million from their Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF), which enables universities in the UK and Ireland to invest in areas that are of mutual strategic importance to Wellcome and the individual institutions.  The ISSF grant will support biomedical research at Dundee, in particular helping fund:    &nb...