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Further opportunities to influence NIHR funded research

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 13:30

A number of NIHR funded programmes are looking for additional expertise for their boards and panels. These groups select the most important research questions to commission, and make funding recommendations on project applications. Please visit our website for a list of current vacancies.

In addition, two further senior roles with the HTA Programme and Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme, an MRC and NIHR partnership, will be advertised shortly. The roles represent significant opportunities to contribute to the strategic development of the programmes and the research they fund.

Opportunity: HTA Programme Director

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 13:29

The NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme is seeking a successor to the current Programme Director, Professor Tom Walley CBE whose term of office will come to an end later this year. This is an opportunity to lead an influential programme in a role that involves working with academics, clinicians and key influencers in government. The Programme Director is currently responsible for an active portfolio of around 400 funded projects.

The ideal candidate will be someone who believes passionately in evidence based medicine. At the heart of the NIHR, the role provides an unparalleled opportunity to improve the healthcare for patients within the NHS.

The closing date for applications is 15 May 2015.

For further information on the above role and to apply, please visit the current opportunities section of the NIHR website.

Opportunities to influence health research in the UK

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 11:00

NIHR research programme boards and panels select the most important research questions to commission, and make funding recommendations on project applications.

We are looking for additional expertise for the boards or panels of the following programmes:
• Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme
• NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HD&SR) Programme
• NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme

Applications opened on 13 April 2015 and will close on 08 June 2015. Further details and information on how to apply are available on our website.

Recruitment for PPALM Study

Friday, 10 April 2015 14:18

Refer your patients with radiotherapy-induced bleeding

This randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, NIHR-approved trial is recruiting patients with new-onset rectal bleeding affecting quality of life and due to radiation-induced telangiectasia who are free of other abnormal GI symptoms.

For further details or to arrange referral contact:

Jennifer Matthews, trial coordinator
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Tel: 0207 352 8171 ext. 1515

Recruitment deadline: January 2016

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