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

13th January, 2017 @ 12.52 pm

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 @ 04.29 pm

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 @ 09.01 am

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 @ 11.28 am

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 @ 10.02 am

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...


the Chief Scientist Office is looking to appoint National Clinical Leads for the following specialties. News

12th October, 2016 @ 12.55 pm

As part of the restructuring of the NHS Research Scotland Network, the Chief Scientist Office is looking to appoint National Clinical Leads for the following specialties Ageing Dermatology Ophthalmology Respiratory Disease Full details are available from the CSO website http://www.cso.scot.nhs.uk/national-clinical-leads/ Applications, comprising a CV and cover letter should be submitted...


NRS Career Researcher Fellowships - We are now inviting applications to this scheme with a closing date of noon on Thursday 10th November 2016 News

29th September, 2016 @ 08.16 am

NRS Career Researcher Fellowships   The NRS Career Researcher scheme was launched in 2011 to support NHS-funded clinical staff in developing a research career within their NHS post.  The award provides funding for protected time to contribute to, conduct and lead clinical research. This will lead to strengthening the research culture in the NHS and to increasing capacity in areas...


SISCC Seminar: The Role of Context News

16th August, 2016 @ 02.32 pm

Improvement/Implementation ScienceCapacity and Capability-building Seminar Series The Role of Context Where: Iris Murdoch Building, University of StirlingWhen: 3rd October 2016, 09.30 to 15.30 Speakers include:Professor Glenn Robert, King’s College LondonJoanne Matthews, Healthcare Improvement Scotland Programme and event details Contextual factors impact upon the success and sustainabi...


Tayside Biorepository Awarded Accreditation News

4th August, 2016 @ 02.09 pm

NHS Tayside and University of Dundee biorepository has been awarded accreditation following the successful review by Health Improvement Scotland. Tayside Biorepository (TBR) is an established bio-resource that stores and makes available a large variety of matched normal and diseased tissues and is committed to facilitating medical research both for academic and commercial users. NHS Tayside R&am...


AHSP Clinical Fellowships awards announced News

14th July, 2016 @ 11.33 am

The Academic Health Sciences Partnership in Tayside (AHSP) announced three new Clinical Fellowships in the latest round of funding which is aimed to promote and support translational research within NHS Tayside by enabling clinicians to develop an independent research portfolio. 2 year fellowships commencing in September 2016 were awarded to: Dr Michael Miller (Gastroenterology) Dr Esther Sam...