HEE/NIHR Pre-doctoral clinical academic fellowships

HEE/NIHR Pre-doctoral clinical academic fellowships

I know! No posts for a few weeks and then two in a week. It feels like there is a lot of news to share this week. If you are a health and social care researcher and haven't yet seen the new UK wide framework for health and social care research you might want to catch...

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New UK Policy Framework for Health & Social Care Research

New UK Policy Framework for Health & Social Care Research

Earlier in the week a new framework setting out 19 principles of good practice in the management and conduct of health and social care research in the UK was launched. Published by the Health Research Authority and the health departments in Northern Ireland, Scotland...

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Stepping into Doctoral Study

Stepping into Doctoral Study

Several months ago Rob Young and I published a short Friendly Guide entitled 'So you want to do a doctorate?'.  The guide is targeted specifically at allied health professionals, nurses and midwives who are thinking of undertaking doctoral study. It is designed to...

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Wallowing: we all need to do it sometimes.

Wallowing: we all need to do it sometimes.

This years annual conference on the Royal College of Occupational Therapists was kicked off with a keynote from Paul McGee. Paul is a performance coach and author of the book Shut Up, Move On. Several minutes into his presentation you could feel the energy lift in the...

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Making a contribution via committee work

Making a contribution via committee work

If, like me, you are an occupational therapist you may, over the last day or so, have opened your latest edition of OTNews and seen a call for nominations to regional committee vacancies. Of the 13 regions comprising the Royal College of Occupational Therapists 11...

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The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowships

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowships

This post is inspired actually by exploration and a desire to travel to 'bring back fresh ideas and new solutions to today's issues, for the benefit of others in the UK" via  The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowships. Has this caught your attention and set off...

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Why Am I Talking?

Why Am I Talking?

If you've ever conducted interviews or focus groups no doubt, at some point, you have had the uncomfortable experience of listening to yourself on tape. Was your initial response, 'do I really sound like that?', mine was. Then, maybe like me, you moved on to the...

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Nurturing the seeds of conference.

Nurturing the seeds of conference.

Having just returned from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists annual conference I'm well aware of the energy that is created around a conference. You meet up with interesting people or attend a thought provoking presentations. Maybe you've had fabulous...

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