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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…

Trainee Showcase goes digital

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Newcastle BRC trainees showcased their research to peers and the public at an online Trainee Showcase event last month.

The NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees, who come from a range…

Linking skin ageing research with industry: a trainee’s story

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During her PhD, Roisin Stout, a trainee working across our Skin and Oral Disease and Neuromuscular Disease theme was accepted onto a well-respected market-discovery programme for…

Welcoming another trainee to the Newcastle BRC

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At the NIHR Newcastle BRC, providing an inspirational environment for career development is something we are passionate about. The latest trainee to come on board is Colette Kirk, a…

Newcastle ageing researcher wins Rising Star Award

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We’d like to congratulate Dr Richard Dodds, NIHR Intermediate Clinical Fellow at the Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, who has jointly won this year’s BGS Rising Star Award. He shares…

Taking teaching online for Geriatric Medicine speciality trainees

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Last week, experts in ageing research, supported by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) stepped in to deliver a training session to regional trainees.

Teaching sessions for speciality trainees…

The John Isaacs PhD scholarship announced

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