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Health and Care Research Wales bulletin 1 June 2017

1 June 2017

In this edition:


Join our team! Communications officer vacancy

Pay band: 6
Hours: Full time, 37.5 per week
Location: Support Centre, Cardiff
Job reference: 070-AC038-0317

Closing date: 13 June 2017

An opportunity has arisen to provide maternity cover for the post of Communications Officer within the Health and Care Research Wales Support Centre communications service. As part of the communications team the post holder will be responsible for operationally managing the communications service for Health and Care Research Wales, this includes coordinating communications and the exchange of information, news and best practice for Health and Care Research Wales. Read more and apply


Bevan Health Technology Exemplars - Call for projects

Closing date: 10 July 2017

The Bevan Commission is keen to build upon its early success in driving and supporting innovation across Wales. Bevan Innovation Hubs within each NHS Wales organisation will strengthen and support innovation at local levels, ensuring that we continue to develop, embed and share the learning across Wales. This new call for Bevan Exemplar and Health Technology Exemplar projects (that is projects which require an industry partner) will be linked to and support the development of the Bevan Innovation Hubs and the themes they have identified. Read more and make your bid


Diabetes and Exercise – Moving for Life

Date: 8 July 2017
Time: 09:30 - 15:30
Venue: Bay Campus, Swansea University

A free event delivering practical advice, information and inspirational talks around physical activity and diet for people living with diabetes and health professionals. This event is hosted by the Diabetes Research Unit Cymru in conjunction with Diabetes UK Cymru. The Diabetes Research Unit Cymru is funded by Health and Care Research Wales. Read more and register

Welsh Medicines Research Symposium 2017

Date: 18 July 2017
Time:  18:00
Venue: Faenol Fawr Hotel, Bodelwyddan, LL18 5UN

Registration deadline: 19 June 2017

Keynote Speaker: Professor Marjorie Weiss

The inaugural Welsh Medicines Research Symposium is now open for registration and submission of research abstracts.

Thanks to sponsorship by Health and Care Research Wales, the event is free to researchers and practitioners from any background wishing to attend or present on aspects of pharmaceutical research. Read more and secure your place

Save the date – Health and Care Research Wales 2017 conference: #ResearchWales17

Date: 5 October 2017
Venue: SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff

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For your diary: Wales Cancer Conference

Date: 23 - 24  November 2017
Time:  09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff

The Wales Cancer Network and the Wales Cancer Partnership are coming together to host the Wales Cancer Conference in Cardiff on 23 & 24 November 2017. This conference will bring together the professional cancer community from across research and clinical disciplines.

The conference is free to attend and will be packed with opportunities to hear about how research his informed clinical practice as well as a chance to meet colleagues working in the field. Read more and save the date