Vacancy_CLAHRC YH Senior Research Fellow

This new, innovative post is part of the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) for Yorkshire and Humber. You will make a major contribution to implementation research and associated knowledge translation activity led by the Translating Knowledge into Action theme in CLAHRC. This will involve working closely with other CLAHRC themes in ScHARR and the Universities of Leeds and York, and with partner health and social care organisations and industry across the region.

You will both lead and contribute to implementation research projects across CLAHRC intended to develop and enhance an understanding of knowledge translation in healthcare. You will work collaboratively with health and social care partners to improve the uptake, application and influence of research on policy making and practice, both at a regional and national level.

You will have the opportunity to develop innovative approaches to knowledge translation acting as a knowledge broker between researchers and potential research users (commissioners, managers, clinicians, patients), shaping these communities and building effective linkages between them.

Post advertised through University of Sheffield http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs/

Job Reference Number: UOS008434

Sheffield Hallam University PhD Scholarships_areas of health and wellbeing

SHU PhD Studentships directly linked to CLAHRC YH through maternal obesity

An opportunity has risen to offer a PhD studentship on maternal obesity. Please feel free to disseminate this to all who may be interested using the following for brief information:
http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/hsc/postgraduate-research

Hora Soltani
Professor of Maternal and Infant Health
Centre for Health and Social Care Research Sheffield Hallam University

NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber

Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships – These PhD scholarships are on offer to invest in students who can contribute to our research strategy. The scholarship includes full-time Home/EU tuition fees and a maintenance bursary for 3 years of full time study. The maintenance bursary will be paid at the RCUK national rate which is £13,863 for 2014/15.

Deadline for applications – The closing date for scholarship applications is 12 pm on Tuesday 6 May 2014.

Research Areas – Applications in a wide range of health and social care research are welcome, including: allied health professions, nursing, midwifery and social work.  Examples of our research can be found on the Centre website.  This also has a section of staff contacts. Below is a list of suggested topics plus contacts – this is by no means exhaustive so contact us if you have another area you’d like to suggest.

http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/hsc/postgraduate-research

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