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Maria Koufali

Maria Koufali has written 28 posts for Nottingham University Hospitals Research & Innovations Extranet

NUH Charity and NUH Department of Research and Development Pump Priming Competition Spring 2011

Medical staff at NUH are invited to apply for funding for research projects from NUH Charity and the Department of Research and Development. This scheme aims to “pump prime” early studies by giving them a cash injection to get up and running.

Professor Hywel Williams, keynote at Nursing and Midwifery Research Strategy’s Engage, Enthuse, Empower

The Nursing and Midwifery Research Strategy Group’s “Engage, Enthuse, Empower” conference celebrates the diversity of research and innovation undertaken by non-medical professionals within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. It’s taking place on Tuesday 19th April 2011, 08.30 – 16.00 at the Postgraduate Education Centre, Queens Medical Centre Campus.

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy fully funded Masters Studentships for 2011

Nottingham University’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy is delighted to announce the 2011 round of Masters Studentships, fully-funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The Studentship starts in September 2011 and covers full tuition fees, employee salaries and employers’ back-fill salaries.

NUH R&D Annual Report Published

2009/10 has been a year of major success for NUH, with an 85% increase in recruitment to portfolio clinical trials and a circa 100% increase in NIHR funding. NUH R&D has continued to develop a strategic function which underpins the translational research and innovation partnership between the Trust and the University of Nottingham.

The Academy of Medical Sciences publishes its report: A new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research

The NHS White Paper said the government would consider the legislation affecting medical research, and the bureaucracy that flows from it, and bring forward plans for radical simplification in light of the Academy’s review.

New Funding Opportunities section details over 100 upcoming grants worth millions

Our new Funding Opportunities section offers details for well over one hundred grant schemes from both the UK and overseas, calling for proposals and offering awards from just a few hundred pounds to hundreds of thousands of pounds and more.

The Times commends Professor Chris Hawkey as one of Britain’s top doctors

The Times recently published a directory of Britain’s top doctors that featured NUH’s Professor of Gastroenterology Chris Hawkey. Introducing the section, Times Medical Correspondent Dr Mark Porter said: “Over the past six months a team of Times researchers asked charities, specialists and professional bodies and associations to come up with a list of leaders in [...]

Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre BRU brochure published

The latest NIHR Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Biomedical Research Unit brochure has just been released. The publication details the aims of the NIHR BRU and gives an overview of its facilities.

Nottingham joins world first Respiratory Cluster

A world-first initiative to boost partnership between academics, clinicians and the life sciences industry includes Nottingham amongst the country’s first centres of excellence. Setting Nottingham respiratory research within a premier grouping of leading biomedical centres, the partnership will provide the right commercial and cultural environment to maintain and grow world-class research and development.

Acclaimed film director Ken Loach opens innovative Nottingham Hearing BRU Family Lab

Cannes Palm D’Or winner Ken Loach opened the NIHR Hearing BRU‘s new Family Lab in early November at Ropewalk House, Nottingham. The lab explores pioneering ways of improving communication between parents and children with hearing difficulties.