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CRN North Thames vacancies - Cardio and Neurology Speciality Leads

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Barts Health NHS Trust is seeking to appoint Cardiovascular and Neurology Speciality Leads.

Post-holders will lead the development of the North Thames Local Clinical Research Network (LCRN) clinical activity within their specialty, encouraging local clinicians to participate in Clinical Research Network (CRN) portfolio studies.

Latest update on HRA approval

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From the end of March 2016 the coordinated system for gaining NHS permission (CSP) will be closed for new studies. The combined form on the Integrated Research Approval System (IRAS) will be adopted across the UK and a new format for site information will be provided. 

Update: CRF Adoption & Feasibility Committee

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The NIHR/Wellcome UCLH Clinical Research Facility (CRF) Adoption & Feasibility Committee has taken over the CRF Adoption Committee and now includes a pharmacy and radiology review.

HRA consultation on Health and Social Care Research policy

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The Health Research Authority (HRA) has launched a consultation on a new UK policy framework for health and social care research.

Register now - Practical Statistics in Medical Research 

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Researchers can now register for the ‘practical statistics in medical research’ course which is being offered by the JRO’s Biostatistics Group.

Horizon 2020 proposals information event

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The UCL European Research and Innovation Office is hosting an information event for researchers on preparing Horizon 2020 Collaborative Health proposals.

Call for comments - future arrangements for Site Specific Information form

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The Health Research Authority (HRA) is inviting researchers to comment on options for proposed future arrangements for the Site Specific Information form (SSI).

Talks on Health Research Authority changes for research teams

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Research teams are invited to book a talk from JRO staff on Health Research Authority (HRA) changes to the way studies obtain regulatory approvals and permissions.

Researchers invited to sit on NIHR sub-panels

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Researchers have been invited to sit on NIHR sub-panels assessing applied research proposals.

Applications are welcome from methodologists with a strong track record in applied health research as demonstrated through publications, research funding and impact of research on patients and the NHS.

European Medicines Agency estimate trial portal will be ready by 2017

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has reported its clinical trial portal and database is estimated to be ready by the end of 2017.

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