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Understanding the lived experience of women with Multiple Long-term Conditions in the North-East of England – a meeting of health, gender and geography

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In this blog, Afsara Khan, a PhD student co-funded by the BRC, describes the experiences that encouraged her to pursue a career in women’s health and multiple long-term conditions…

Learning more about ‘giant cell arteritis’: a trainee’s story

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Daniel Maunder studied for his PhD with the NIHR Newcastle BRC. He worked alongside Skin and Oral Disease theme lead, Professor Muzlifah Haniffa….

Funding available for NMHAPs

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The NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) are offering an opportunity for suitable individuals to undertake a six-month research internship.

The Newcastle BRC is a partnership between the Newcastle upon…

Meet the Researcher: Dr Ken Baker

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Dr Ken Baker is an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology at Newcastle University. He also has clinical responsibilities at Newcastle Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where he sees patients as…

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…

NIHR Infrastructure Doctoral Research Training Camp

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The NIHR Academy hosted the twelfth NIHR Infrastructure Doctoral Research Training Camp on the 21 September 2021.

Sixty doctoral students…

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…