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Research Bulletin - November 2015 (Issue 1)


Welcome to Research Bulletin - your regular update on the latest news, events and activity across NHS Research Scotland. Research Bulletin will be circulated at the start of each month. It is designed to supplement Research Matters, our quarterly magazine which contains more in-depth news and feature articles. Both publications depend on the contributions of the research community across Scotland so please get involved and send your news, events and updates to support the strong ethos of collaboration and information sharing across Scotland.

NHS Research Scotland (NRS) Annual Conference  S
The NHS Research Scotland (NRS) Annual Conference took place on Wednesday 28 October 2015, bringing together over 400 delegates from across NHS, academia, industry and third sector. The conference, the largest held to date, showcased the best examples of clinical research across Scotland, and explored key opportunities and challenges for the sector, now and in the future. Featuring over 35 speakers, 24 exhibitors and 28 poster authors it was an inspiring day and we thank all those who have taken the opportunity to provide feedback. Look out for our 2016 conference date coming in the new year!

View Conference presentations here
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Delivering Innovation through Research
Scotland's new Health and Social Care Research Strategy was launched on 28 October 2015 at the annual NRS conference by Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health. 
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CSO announce joint funding with Marie Curie
The Chief Scientist Office (CSO) announced a partnership with Marie Curie to fund a research grant up to £450k. Read more

New website for NHS Research Scotland (NRS)

Our brand new NRS website is now available. The site has almost tripled in size and for the first time brings together all topic networks and specialty groups to present greater clarity on the research landscape in Scotland. Improved navigation, strong imagery and integration of social media provides an enhanced user experience. The website remains a live project and will continue to develop as the 'go to resource’ for health research information in Scotland. We hope you like it and welcome your comments and contributions via 
NRS Career Research Fellowships 2015
Applications are now open for a 5th round of NRS Career researcher fellowships. The deadline for receipt of applications into the CSO office is Friday 13th November 2015.
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Celebrating excellence across NHS Scotland
NHS Research Scotland were delighted to sponsor the 'Innovation Award' at the annual 
Scottish Health Awards on 4 November 2015. Read more

Dates for your Diary
Annual R&D Forum Conference (23 - 24 May 2016)
Call for Posters and Presenters - more info
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