December advent calendar
01st December 2018
This month we will be signposting to a different useful resource each day.
You can follow our advent calendar here:
NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre newsletter launched
09th November 2018
The NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre has launched a newsletter that you can access through their website.
The first edition covering Autumn 2018 is now available to read: http://yhpstrc.org/newsletter/
Learning Layers project wins award
09th November 2018
At European Vocational Skills Week 2018, Bradford Districts CCG and 3 General practices across Bradford and Airedale were part of a cross-Europe project team which won an award in the VET (vocational education and training) awards.
Learning Layers was an EU-funded project in which Bradford Districts CCG and three GP practices across Bradford and Airedale took part. The project investigated informal learning in the workplace and how this can be supported by technology tools. The project won the VET research award. Congratulations to all project partners!
Leeds lung screening trial launched
06th November 2018
The Leeds Lung Health Check study will test if screening for early signs of lung cancer is a cost-effective way of saving lives. This is funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, collaborating with the University of Leeds.
New article about research data published
04th October 2018
Dr Stephen Bradley, Dr Neil Lawrence and Paul Carder (our Head of Research) have written an article that has been published in Future Healthcare Journal:
2016: A Year in Dementia Research
09th January 2017
Join Dementia Research will celebrate its second year anniversary in February 2017.
HRA launches new patient and public website pages
07th December 2016
The Health Research Authority has launched a new patient and public page of their website: http://www.hra.nhs.uk/patients-and-the-public-2/
This new area of the website is for patients and members of the public looking for information on the research that is regulated and approved by the HRA, highlighting the work that the HRA carries out. It also provides information for those who are interested in getting involved in research.
The HRA public involvement team can be contacted here.
Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding New Researcher 2017
14th November 2016
The Royal College of General Practitioners has announced the opening of applications for its award for Outstanding New Researcher.
If you have less than 5 years' experience and are working in the field of academic primary care, you can visit the following link for more information or to apply.
Read more here.
NIHR Research Activity League Table published
25th October 2016
To find out how research active your local NHS trust is visit the National Institute for Health Research's website to see the newly published Research Activity League Table.
The NIHR reports: 'This year (2015/16) the league table reveals that every NHS trust in England is delivering clinical research, providing thousands more patients with access to better treatments and care. Over 60 per cent of NHS trusts increased their research activity.'