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Call: Research for understanding, mitigating and countering security threats

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The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) is seeking to fund innovative and forward-looking economic, behavioural and social science research that will contribute to our understanding of contemporary security threats, or enhance the UK’s capacity to detect and mitigate such threats. Individual researchers and research teams in academic institutions, research organisations, SMEs, and industry are eligible for commissioning funds.

Successful applicants will become part of CREST’s larger research programme, benefiting from resources for translating and communicating evidence for impact, and opportunities for sustained interaction with the user community.

Applicants are invited to submit proposals for workshops, short projects and long projects by 31 January 2017.

Applicants should propose a programme of work that addresses one of the following topics:

  • Behaviour change
  • Information disclosure in online/virtual environments
  • Information disclosure across contexts
  • Enhancing long-term memory for complex events
  • Assessing the health of a relationship
  • Measuring rapport
  • Security and discretion
  • Investigative decision making under pressure
  • Making decisions about information value
  • Scenario planning and prediction
  • Terrorist and counter-terrorist actions and decisions
  • Impact of organisational change on counterproductive work behaviour
  • Indirect assessment and risk management
  • Individual differences in the adoption and use of new technology

Commissioning: Second Broad Topic Solicitation

 

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Regenerative Devices Industry Partnership Call

The Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre invites expressions of interest for its proof-of-concept awards in regenerative devices – industry partnership call. This enables academics and researchers working in close collaboration with medical technology industry partners to undertake proof of concept projects in regenerative medical devices and medical devices with enhanced regenerative functions.

Projects must align with one or more of the following specialist areas:

•directly implanted regenerative devices;

•enabling technologies for regenerative device development;

•companion technologies for regenerative device development;

•implantable medical devices with enhanced regenerative functions.

Awards are worth £100,000 each over two years.

Expression of Interest deadline: 30 Nov 16

Please visit UoL Medical Technologies for more information.


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GM AHSN Assistive Technology Call

The Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) are now accepting applications for their Assistive Technology call ‘Reducing Social Isolation to Support Recovery, Health and Wellbeing’.

Interest and priority will be given to devices that:

  • Reduce social isolation within the ‘usual place of residence’ for the patient. This may be at home, in the community or a care home setting.
  • Address isolation caused by one or more of the following conditions; dementia; mental health problems; learning difficulties; cognitive impairment (e.g. post stroke); and vascular disease.

Other conditions and disease areas may be considered. Please email Philippa Peakman for specific advice.

The closing date for outline proposals is 10th January, 2016. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full research proposal (deadline 14th February, 2016).

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://bit.ly/1lhVBan

For support during your application, please contact your relevant Research Development Manager.


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GM AHSN Technology Innovation Challenge

The GM AHSN (Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Network) will soon welcome proposals for their Technology Innovation Challenge “Assistive Technologies – Reducing Social Isolation to support recovery, health and wellbeing” funding call.

The call is focused and prioritised towards devices that:

• Reduce social isolation within the ‘usual place of residence’ for the patient. This may be at home, in the community or a care home setting.
• Address isolation caused by one or more of the following conditions; dementia; mental health problems; learning difficulties; cognitive impairment (e.g. post stroke); and vascular disease.

Other conditions and disease areas may be considered.

The deadline for proposals is 10 Jan 2016.

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/1lhVBan or contact Pip Peakmean.

For support with your application, please contact you relevant Research Development Manager.


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Health Science Funding Event with GM AHSN

We are holding a Health Science Funding event 12.30-14.00pm, Friday 20th November, with the GM AHSN (Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Network) regarding their Technology Innovation Challenge “Assistive Technologies – Reducing Social Isolation to support recovery, health and wellbeing” funding call. GMAHSN_Call 4_ AT_MMU Launch -final

The call is focused and prioritised towards devices that:

• Reduce social isolation within the ‘usual place of residence’ for the patient. This may be at home, in the community or a care home setting.
• Address isolation caused by one or more of the following conditions; dementia; mental health problems; learning difficulties; cognitive impairment (e.g. post stroke); and vascular disease.

Other conditions and disease areas may be considered.

The event is for MMU staff as well as colleagues from Salford University. SME representatives and Patient Advocates will also be in attendance.

The event will take place in 3.06 Business School, MMU All Saints Campus.

At the event you will find out about the new funding opportunity, future priorities for the GM AHSN and be able to learn more about GM AHSN funded projects. There will also be a chance to network with other attendees after the presentations between 12.30 – 14.00pm.

Refreshments will be provided.

Please email RKE-Events@mmu.ac.uk to register your attendance.