PhD Scholarships at the University of Newcastle, Australia

UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - 3 RESEARCH HIGHER DEGREE SCHOLARSHIPS

The Sociology & Anthropology discipline at the University of Newcastle, Australia, is seeking applicants for three Research Higher Degree Scholarships. These are open to domestic and international students.
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Blood Donor Policies and 'Men Who Have Sex With Men': An International Symposium

Please find information below regarding a forthcoming free event at King's College London. The symposium focuses on national blood donation policies affecting 'men who have sex with men.'

Blood Donor Policies and 'Men Who Have Sex With Men': An International Symposium
12 June 2014, 10:00-17:00
King's College London, Strand Campus
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ROBOTICS AND OLDER PERSONS: EMPOWERING INDEPENDENT LIVING OR INTENSIFYING ISOLATION

BioCentre invites you to its next THOUGHT LEADER TELECONFERENCE:

"ROBOTICS AND OLDER PERSONS: EMPOWERING INDEPENDENT LIVING OR INTENSIFYING ISOLATION?

Friday 11th April 2014, 3pm (UK time)

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BSA Special Interest Group Applied Qualitative Health Research Symposium

14th May 2014, Newcastle
9:00 - 4:30

Please see below the Draft Programme for AQHR symposium. 

All welcome. Bookings for the symposium need to be done via the BSA website http://portal.britsoc.co.uk/public/event/eventBooking.aspx?id=EVT10338 

Organising committee: Rose Barbour, Cath Exley, Nina Hallowell, Tim Rapley 
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Funded PhD LGBT End of Life Health and Social Care University of Lincoln, UK

‘Over the Hill’: Urban and Rural Health and Social Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Older People including End of Life Services 

The barriers to health and social care services in rural areas are problems of resources and also of barriers to the availability of speciality services (Smith & Mancoske, 1997).
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Funded PhD Opportunity

PhD Studentship – Accessing the urban environment for people with dementia, Newcastle City as a Case study 

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of the Biomedical Research Centre, Newcastle University 

Location: Newcastle 


Contact Email: katie.brittain@ncl.ac.uk

Deadline: 01 May 2014 
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Interested in Patient Safety? Human factors? Healthcare Communications?

2nd International Incident Disclosure Conference York, England 12-13th May 2014 

Merchant Adventurers Hall, York, UK 

Incident disclosure is now a widely accepted and promoted principal in healthcare which may re-establish patients’ and relatives’ trust in the system, support clinical processes being made safer, and prevent organisations and individuals from entering into time-consuming complaints resolution and expensive legal processes. However the evidence suggests that disclosure conversations are often still limited and guarded. 
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