In other funding news, as part of the long-term goals set out in the Scottish Government's Women's Health Plan, a Women's Health Research Fund is to be established with the aim of closing gaps in scientific and medical knowledge in women's health for both sex specific and non sex-specific conditions, and to ensure the appropriate representation of women in clinical research. Those interested, and wishing to find out more about the Fund, can contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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NIHR Funding Programmes Information Event
The Chief Scientist Office (CSO) are hosting a virtual information event about the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funding programmes available to Scottish-led Researchers. Register
Next round of NRS Career Researcher Fellowships These fellowships aim to strengthen the research culture in the NHS and to increase capacity in areas that are either aligned to research excellence, or areas where the potential exists to develop research excellence, with a deadline of Wednesday 30 November 2022. Apply now
Women's Health Research Fund to be established The Scottish Government's Women's Health Plan aims to improve access to healthcare and reduce inequalities in health outcomes for girls and women, with increased involvement and participation in clinical research a key long-term goal. Read more
National Contract Value Review (NCVR) introduced NCVR is a standardised, national approach to costing for commercial contract research, introduced from 1 October 2022 across the UK. All nations are committed to creating an aligned UK service, but there will be differences to how the programme is introduced in each nation. Read more
'Confident Conversations' for Alzheimer Scotland staff The NHS Research Scotland Neuroprogressive and Dementia Network (NRS NDN) is working closely with Alzheimer Scotland on a new initiative that will help its 400 staff have ‘Confident Conversations’ about vital research with the people they support.Read more
NHS Highland RD&I Conference The 2022 NHS Highland Research, Development and Innovation Conference has opened for registration — taking place 10 November 2022 in Inverness — with the focus for this year's event being 'Healthcare in the Future'. Register
Digital Health and Care Festival 2022
DigiFest22 will combine a programme of free-to-attend, virtual and in-person satellite sessions coordinated by stakeholders in the Scottish digital health, housing and care ecosystem, from October 2022, and a one-day in-person event on Wednesday 30 November 2022.Register
People's Choice Award now open for voting The Scottish Health Awards are the most prestigious and recognised awards for those working across NHS Scotland and its partners to deliver high quality health and social care services to the people of Scotland, with voting for their People's Choice Award now open. Vote now
NRS Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care research meeting The two day event will will focus on research in critical care on day 1 and cover research in anaesthesia and perioperative medicine on day 2, catering for all research-active or research-interested roles.Read more
SHARP and SLF Annual Scientific Meeting 2022
Scottish Heart & Arterial disease Risk Prevention and the Scottish Lipid Forum announce their joint Annual Scientific Meeting on Thursday 17 November 2022, focussing on cardiovascular disease and diabetes.Register
Transforming diabetes care in Scotland event
Hosted by NRS Diabetes, event will cover a round up of the latest diabetes research and innovation outputs, highlighting the impact of policy and reflecting on the Diabetes Improvement Plan, featuring a keynote by NHS Scotland's Deputy Chief Medical Officer.Register
NHS R&D Forum Annual Conference 2023
The NHS R&D Forum has announce that RDF23 will be taking place, in-person, at Sage in Newcastle/Gateshead 21 - 23 May 2023. The event will be held in association with the Health Research Authority.Register
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