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Healthcare professionals get started in clinical research

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Ageing researchers and clinicians host a two-day course for healthcare professionals wishing to embark on clinical research with older people.

Professor Miles Witham, Dr Ellen Tullo and Dr Richard Dodds,…

Student projects tell us more about ageing research across the world

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We are delighted to share outputs from Newcastle University postgraduate students who were the recipients of Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) bursaries.

As part of our commitment to supporting early…

Meet the researcher: Dr Alison Yarnall

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In our sixth ‘Meet the researcher’ post, we meet Dr Alison Yarnall, one of our NIHR Newcastle BRC-funded researchers. She recently…

New patient guideline on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, published

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New guideline available to support people living with, or at risk of, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

The guideline was co-created by patients, researchers and clinicians, and aims to support better…

Dementia researcher awarded prestigious fellowship

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A former Newcastle BRC trainee receives a highly coveted Clinician Scientist Fellowship with the Medical Research Council.

Dr Paul Donaghy began studying for his PhD at Newcastle University in…

Combining research and clinical care in dermatology: a trainee’s story

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Dr Siobhan Muthiah is a Consultant with Newcastle Hospitals, who took part in a research project funded by the NIHR Newcastle BRC. She tells us how this has shaped…

Embarking on a PhD with the NIHR – Hannah shares her story so far

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Hannah Lumley (pictured right) is currently a Research Assistant at Newcastle University, funded by the NIHR Newcastle BRC. For…

Supporting health care professionals in research

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Through partial funding for Masters-level modules, we have supported a broad range of healthcare professionals to embark on research careers in healthcare with older people.

The Clinical Research with Older…

Examining muscle strength for healthier ageing: a trainee’s story

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Dr Stuart Maitland is an NIHR Clinical Research Fellow at Newcastle University. During his Newcastle BRC-funded PhD, which focussed on the loss of…

Funding available for healthcare professionals

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The NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Centre plans to fund a small number of partial scholarships for the Clinical Research with Older People Masters module starting in…

Newcastle BRC Training Fellow is awarded Doctoral Research Fellowship

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Colette Kirk (pictured left), a Senior Dietitian at Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and current Training Fellow with NIHR Newcastle…

Changing healthcare through patient-led research: a trainee’s story

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A recent study conducted by Newcastle BRC’s Liver Disease theme PhD student, Jadine Scragg, and supervised by NIHR Clinical…