Research News

I-CARE, a collaborative study of IBD across Europe.

Friday, 06 May 2016 12:56

I-CARE, a new collaborative study of IBD across Europe under the auspices of ECCO & GETAID, has been launched in the UK following NIHR portfolio adoption. The flyer gives a summary of the study. It is open for participation by all gastroenterologists in the UK with a suitable cohort of IBD patients.

If you require any further information on the study or are interested in participating, please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it the I-CARE national co-ordinators (Shaji Sebastian, Ailsa Hart or Tariq Ahmad).

Flyer [159.42 kb]

Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) - Patients share their learning from MOOC in “highlights” video

Thursday, 05 May 2016 09:56

The NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) released its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in November 2015. This free four week long online course will be running again in June 2016.

A short highlights video has been produced, showcasing the previous course. The video features members of the public and patients. They each talk about their experience, and how the course has helped them to be more knowledgeable about research.

Register for the June MOOC here.

Watch the video

NIHR Clinical Trials Gateway

Thursday, 05 May 2016 09:43

The NIHR UK Clinical Trials Gateway informs the public about clinical trials. It provides a large range of easy to understand information about the clinical research trials running in the UK. It is designed to enable people to locate and contact trials of interest.

A new technology platform makes the service more reliable and allows the public to sign up to research and for researchers to recruit research participants in line with the NHS Constitution commitment.

Further Information

Health Education England (HEE) and NIHR Webinar

Thursday, 05 May 2016 08:40

HEE and NIHR hosted a webinar providing an overview of its Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme but also useful hints and tips for applying.

It is a useful resource for those applying for Round 2 competitions for Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowships and Clinical Lectureships and Senior Clinical Lectureships.

You’ll need to register first before watching the webinar

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