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Read health and social care research news from across Wales and the UK.

National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI) Report

5 Nov

The National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI) was a national initiative made up of government departments, research councils and major medical charities that worked together to encourage and support research into chronic disease prevention.

Launch of NIHR Fellowships Programme 2016

3 Nov

Applications are invited from individuals working in any sector or scientific discipline who propose to undertake people or patient-based clinical and applied health research at an institution based in England or Wales.

New Funding for Pathology is Keeping Cancer Research at the Cutting Edge

2 Nov

More than half a million pounds has been committed to a new initiative called Cellular Molecular Pathology (CM-Path) which aims to boost UK pathology research, it was announced at the annual National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool.

Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme 2016 – Call for applications

29 Oct

Marie Curie, in partnership with Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Motor Neurone Disease Association (MND Association), is spending up to £1.425 million this year through the Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme to fund high quality research.


Workshop - Securing NIHR funding in Wales

16 Oct

The NIHR is running a series of free, one day workshops for researchers in Wales interested in finding out more about opportunities to secure funding from NIHR research programmes.

Primary Care Research Incentive Scheme (PiCRIS) funding call launched

13 Oct

The Health and Care Research Wales Support Centre is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015/16 Primary Care Incentive Research Scheme (PiCRIS) funding call.