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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.

European Court of Justice rules US Safe Harbour agreement invalid

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The European Court of Justice has ruled that the European Commission (EC) decision on the use of the US Safe Harbour agreement for transferring personal data from the European Economic Area to the USA was invalid.

HRA training event on applying for ethical approval

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The Health Research Authority is hosting a training event for researchers applying for ethical approval.

The event is designed to help researchers: complete applications to Research Ethics Committees (RECs); gain insight into the Integrated Research Application System, consent and patient/participant information sheets; and understand more about the ethical issues considered by RECs and anticipate the ethical concerns RECs may raise.

Apply now - Beacon bursaries for public engagement

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Applications can now be submitted for the next round of UCL Beacon bursaries for researchers to carry out public engagement.

NIHR Grants for Applied Research changes

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The NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research will now run three competitions per year, it was announced this week.

New research integrity website launched

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The UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Research) has launched a website to make information on research integrity easier to find.

Silvering the Cerebrum exhibition at UCLH

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A new art exhibition at UCLH is set to give a unique insight into brain donation and techniques used in post mortem diagnostics and research.

Ensuring large mailouts are secure 

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Investigators are reminded they can use UCL’s mailing list system ‘Mailman’ to send emails to large groups of people, ensuring recipients won’t see other recipients’ details.

Health Technology Assessment themed call events

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Research Design Service (RDS) London is running a series of events next month to help researchers understand the NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) themed call.

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