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For more information on this event, please see the Kent Health Seminar Calendar. Co-Chaired by Prof Karl Friston & Prof Yike Guo @ Imperial College London (Aug 31 – Sep2, 2015), BIH’15 crosses the disciplines of neuroscience, cognitive science, computer … Continue reading

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KSS AHSN Newsletter

We’re delighted to have heard this week that Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN will be designated and licensed. In his letter of congratulations, Sir Ian Carruthers asked us to pass on his thanks to everyone who has been involved in developing … Continue reading

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KSS AHSN and Strategic Clinical Networks

I am writing this following last week’s South East Coast Clinical Senate and Strategic Clinical Networks (SCNs) stakeholder and planning event. For those who weren’t there, you can access the slides from the day and learn more about the four Strategic Clinical Networks which cover: cancer cardiovascular … Continue reading

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Medway students win poster prize

Students from Medway School of Pharmacy were granted two of the three poster awards of the UK QSAR and Chemoinformatics Meeting held in Unilever, Bedford in April 2013. The posters were based on the MPharm projects of Victor Osho and … Continue reading

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Medway School of Pharmacy shortlisted for national training award

Medway School of Pharmacy, which is jointly run by the universities of Kent and Greenwich, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Training Provider of the Year award by a national science skills council. The shortlisting – by Cogent, the Sector … Continue reading

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Volunteers sought for migraine study

Volunteers are being sought to help test the effectiveness of a potential cure for migraine headache. More information can be found on the University news article.

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University of Kent attracts near £1.7m in national health research funding

The University of Kent has attracted research funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) worth nearly £1.7 million over the last fifteen months. Research projects being undertaken at the University funded by the NIHR include a project to … Continue reading

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Kent, Surrey & Sussex Academic Health Science Network bid strengthened by new appointment

Guy Boersma has been appointed Interim Managing Director of the Kent Surrey & Sussex Academic Health Science Network (KSS AHSN). He takes up the post with immediate effect. An Academic Health Science Network is a new partnership organisation established to … Continue reading

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Running a different race – the reinclusion of intellectually disabled atheletes into London 2012 Paralympics

The second of the Tizard Research Seminars will take place on Wednesday 17 October. Read the full article for more information.

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Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs): How can Industry and Academics work closer with the NHS?

The government is spending around £750 million over the next 5 years to create 15 or 16 regional AHSNs. AHSNs will encourage academia and industry to work more closely with the NHS to improve patient outcomes and create wealth. The … Continue reading

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