This may not post very well as I am on my mobile. But passing on as it may be of interest.
NIHR Workshop on Surgery Research
Researcher Briefing Event
Thursday 9 February 2012
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) commissions leading-edge scientific research focused on improving the health and wealth of the nation.
NIHR is keen to increase the volume and impact of research in surgery and will be holding a national workshop on surgery research at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London on Thursday 9 February 2012.
The purpose of the workshop is:
1. To provide the surgical research community with an opportunity to hear about existing sources of research funding
2. To help researchers prepare for future funding opportunities.
Representatives of a range of NIHR programmes and supporting NIHR infrastructure will attend to advise on the various funding routes available and provide help and guidance on developing and submitting an application.
The participating programmes are:
- Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME)
- Health Services & Delivery Research (HS&DR)
- Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
- Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR)
- Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB)
The workshop is open to all those in any discipline who are working, or interested in working, in research relating to surgery, including research on the evaluation of surgical devices, surgical procedures or surgical services. The workshops will be made up of two identical sessions and delegates will be able to register to attend either in the morning or the afternoon.
To register for the event, please visithttps://bookwhen.com/nihr. Once the booking form has been completed, you will receive an email asking you to click on the link to confirm your space. Please ensure you do this to guarantee your space.
Registration will close at 17:00hrs on Friday 13 January 2012. Note that places may be limited per organisation.
Simon DenegriCEO, Ovarian Cancer Action