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NIHR funding for Patient Safety Research

Newcastle University and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been awarded £5.3m by the NIHR to fund a Patient Safety Research Collaboration (PSRC).

Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre awarded £23.1 million

The Department of Health & Social Care has awarded Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre £23.1m funding for its world-leading research in ageing and multiple long-term conditions.

Fellowship Research Vision by Dr Silvia Del Din

Fellowship Research Vision by Dr Silvia Del Din

PPIE Planner Tool Launches

The PPIR (Patient & Public Involvement and Engagement) Planner is a tool developed by the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Newcastle University, and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)

NIHR Clinical Research Facility (CRF) £161M Funding

NIHR Newcastle CRF has been awarded NIHR CRF funding for the next 5 years to continue their work. New NIHR Funding for Clinical Research Facilities across England - UK CRF New funding with nearly £161 million awarded over 5 years to 28 NIHR Clinical Research Facilities across England.

Newcastle Wellcome Trust Translational Partnership (WTTP) Funding Extension

The Newcastle Wellcome Trust Translational Partnership (WTTP) are delighted to announce the extension of their translational funding for another year! Read more to see how are we have come and for news on the latest funding calls.

Celebrating Rare Disease Day

In celebration of Rare Disease Day, 28 February, watch and share the Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research's 'shining light on rare conditions' film. Find out ways to get involved and raise the profile of mitochondrial disease

£100K Donation to Mitochondrial Disease from 96 year old Chris Bates

96-Year-old Chris Bates has donated £100k to Mitochondrial Disease Research in memory of his two sons Kenneth and Peter, who both died from the condition. The donation has been given to Newcastle University to fund a PhD. Professor Grainne Gorman has expressed her heartfelt thanks to Chris Bates. Please click the button below to read further.

New Cancer Research UK podcast

Ruth Plummer from Newcastle University has created the first of a series of podcasts for Cancer Research UK

NIHR Courses in Health and Social Care Research 2022 - 2023

NIHR - Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria Learning and Development Courses in Health and Social Care Research from April 2022 to March 2023

NICA £5M Innovation Deal

National Innovation for Aging (NICA) £5M Innovation deal boosts healthy longevity buisness in north of the Tyne.

NIHR Publishes First Year of Diversity Data for Funding Programmes

The NIHR has published its first annual report on diversity data, a benchmark against which it will work to improve inclusion and diversity across its portfolio in the future.

Renewal of Newcastle's Cancer Research UK centre

Delighted to announce the renewal of Newcastle as a Cancer Research UK Centre. Critical to our work and fantastic recognition if our translational cancer research and its patient impact.

Enrichment Scheme at the Turing

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2021-2022 Enrichment scheme. See more for full details of eligibility, assessment criteria and how to apply. Applications close on the 23rd February 2022 at 12:00PM.

Breakthrough in understanding mechanism of melanoma ulceration

A ground-breaking explanation of the mechanism by which early-stage melanomas become at risk of spreading has just been published in the British Journal of Dermatology.

NIHR announces package of funding for research on climate and health at COP26

The NIHR will launch new sustainability-themed package of funding for research into climate and health

Government Publishes Innovation Strategy

The government's new Innovation Strategy sets out long-term plans to cement the UK’s position as a world-leader in science, research and innovation.