JRO News

Appointment of Director of Quality and Safety for Research at UCLH

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Professor Tarek Yousry has been appointed as the new Director of Research Quality and Safety at UCLH. 

Professor Yousry will be a member of the new UCLH research leadership team, focusing on oversight of the UCLH research portfolio and the quality framework for studies taking place at UCLH. Professor Yousry will also be the research representative on the UCLH Quality and Safety Committee.

UCLH hub leads appointed

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To support the continued growth of the UCLH research portfolio, nine UCLH clinical research hub leads have been formally appointed. 

Deadline for fast track grants approaching

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The next deadline for the fast track grants scheme is 3 November 2014.

The scheme is a collaboration between the BRC and the UCLH Charitable Trustees. It provides opportunities to apply throughout the year, targeting UCLH/UCL investigators working at all points along the translational pathway.

PPI workshops throughout autumn

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Registration is now open to sign up for workshops on involving patients and the public in research.

The first two workshops are for researchers and will be run by PPI experts and trainers Bec Hanley and Derek Stewart. The third workshop is for lay people working with researchers and will be run by senior managers at the UCL/UCLH Joint Research Office.

NIHR Applied Health Streams drop-in clinics

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Research Design Service (RDS) London will be holding drop-in clinics for researchers preparing applications to NIHR Applied Health Streams (RfPB, EME, HTA, programme grants, programme development grants and Fellowships) or medical charities.

Kickstarter fund awards UCLH clinician

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A UCLH clinician’s bright idea for a chair to make moving patients easier is set to become a reality thanks to a new kick starter fund for UCLH staff.

New UCLH cancer programme director

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UCLH has appointed a Cancer Programme Director with the formal launch of the  programme for the reconfiguration of specialist cancer services. 

Register now for BioBeat14: 50 Movers and Shakers

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Investigators ready to expand bio ventures or looking for fresh inspirations can meet experienced women leaders and rising stars at a special evening event.

Nominate now for staff excellence awards

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Do you know an individual or team at UCLH who has delivered world-class research? Nominate them for this year’s ‘contribution to world class research’ award.

Introduction to PPI workshop for researchers

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The Joint Research Office is repeating its popular one-day workshop for researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in biomedical research.

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