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Report Theme 3 are involved with won 2nd place in a national competition

The Annual DPH report on childhood obesity, in which many members of CLAHRC Theme 3: Prevention and Detection were involved, has been awarded 2nd place in the 2017 Public Health Annual report competition run by the Association of Directors of Public Health.

More details below:

Tue 06 June 2017, 11:53

New Vacancy: Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

Dr Karen Shaw is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Research Fellow to join a Marie Cure funded project to evaluate the Child and Young Person's Advance Care Plan (CYPACP); a set of resources to help families and health professionals plan ahead for a child’s deterioration, emergency events, or end-of-life. With supervision, the role holder will undertake the daily management and administration of the project. This includes interviewing families and professionals within the West Midlands and developing an online questionnaire.

Full details can be found here:

Mon 22 May 2017, 13:52

New Vacancy: Research Fellow (Healthy Dads) - 49729

A new vacancy has become available within CLAHRC WM. Please see here for further details.

Please be aware that the closing date for applciations for this post is May 23rd.

Fri 19 May 2017, 09:32

New Vacancy: Research fellow CLAHRC- 56969

A new position as a Research Fellow has opened up withn CLAHRC WM. Please apply for the post before June 8th.

For further information on the role, please see here.

Wed 17 May 2017, 10:12

MOOC: ‘Leadership for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation’

Warwick Business School has developed a new, massive open-access online course (MOOC) on ‘Leadership for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation’, starting on 22nd May, and running over six weeks.

Please see here for further details.

Mon 15 May 2017, 10:37

NIHR SiGNAL: Better prescribing might prevent thousands of strokes in the UK

We are glad to announce that an NIHR SiGNAL has been produced which cites work funded by CLAHRC WM. Please see here for a link to the SiGNAL.

Mon 15 May 2017, 10:14

Talk: Julie Schmittdiel - ‘Diabetes Care and Research in an Integrated Delivery System: Engaging Stakeholders to Improve Quality and Outcomes’

Please feel free to come and listen to a talk by Julie Schmittdiel. Information for this is as follows:

Date: 16/05/2017

Time: 14:30

Venue: A041, WMS

Wed 10 May 2017, 13:52

VACANCY: Research Fellow - CLAHRC Chronic Disease- 54069

A positon hsa become available in CLAHRC Chronic Disease.

For further information about the post, please click here.

Fri 21 April 2017, 10:16

Celebrating Multidisciplinary Research in NHS

Birmingham Health Partners are hosting an event showcasing multidisciplinary research undertaken in the NHS in the West Midlands at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on Friday 17 May 2017.

Come and join the West Midlands clinical academic careers event to celebrate the benefits of multidisciplinary research in the NHS.

This event will provide plenary sessions and workshops for aspiring researchers on developing their clinical academic careers and for NHS managers interested in embedding these careers within the health service.

We will also be showcasing the multidisciplinary research undertaken in the region with presentations and poster displays.

For more information, and to view the event programme, please click here.

Mon 20 March 2017, 15:14

Society For Social Medicine Events

The Society for Social Medicine has a number of different events coming up for which registration remain available. Please see below for further details on each:

Workshop applications still accepted for ASM 2017 - please see the website for further details.

SSM Mentoring - Training for MCRs and SCRs (14 June, 2017, London) - Places are limited so if you are MCR or SCR who is interested in receiving mentorship training, please request a place as soon as possible by emailing Kate Murray at

Health and Brexit: Advancing knowledge for population health after Brexit - 18 May, Wellcome Trust Collection, London. Please register your interest your interest for this here. You can also find more by viewing the poster here.

Book now for Systematic Reviews: A Kickstart (28 June 2017, Exeter) - For further details and to book your place please visit the website.

Last chance to book! Advanced Modelling Strategies Summer School (17-20 May 2017, Leeds). For further details and how to apply, please see here.

Tue 07 March 2017, 11:04

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