Ten ASU engineering faculty receive the National Science Foundation CAREER Award
(Arizona State University) Ten faculty members in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University have received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Awards between September 2018 and April 2019. The awards total an estimated $5 million to fund their projects over the next five years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UTSA faculty receive $2 million in CAREER Awards to advance research
(University of Texas at San Antonio) Four University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) researchers have each been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, totaling $2 million in new research funding for San Antonio's largest public research university. CAREER Awards, one of the NSF's most prestigious programs, helps UTSA advance closer to National Research University Fund (NRUF) eligibility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 16, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Dr. Kelly Dorgan receives prestigious CAREER Grant from National Science Foundation
(Dauphin Island Sea Lab) Dr. Kelly Dorgan of The Sea Lab at Dauphin Island and the University of South Alabama received a prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation. The Faculty Early Career Development Program created by NSF gives early career faculty, such as Dr. Dorgan, the support to advance both their research and educational programs in their department or organization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 15, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Career development and educational status of the sexual abuse victims: the first data from Turkey - Ko çtürk N, Ulaş, Bilginer.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is not only a serious danger for children and families, but it is also a problem that concerns society economically and spiritually. The aim of this study is to examine career choices and educational problems of individuals who hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nursing associates a ‘ fantastic addition ’ to the NHS team
Andrea Sutcliffe (right) with UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea in Bournemouth The chief executive and registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has praised the hundreds of health workers who have so far become registered as nursing associates. Speaking to UNISON’s health conference yesterday, Andrea Sutcliffe said: “The pride they have in their job is tangible. It drips out of their fingertips. And they are a fantastic addition to the team that is looking after people across the health service in England.” Ms Sutcliffe also paid tribute to UNISON for its help in developing the regu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News 2019 Health Conference NHS one team for patient care Source Type: news

Lehigh University mechanical engineer earns NSF CAREER Award for noise reduction research
(Lehigh University) Justin Jaworski, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics at Lehigh University's P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, is working on developing a predictive noise framework that will help make fixed wings quieter. His proposal to develop new theoretical models for how edge serrations affect their local fluid flow and acoustic signature recently won him a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 2, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Trump Proposes $1B Cut to NSF
The President has proposed a $7.1 billion budget fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget for the National Science Foundation (NSF), which represents a 12.5 percent cut from its current funding level. The President’s budget asserts that NSF would accelerate its progress on its “10 Big Ideas for Future Investments,” allocating support to high-priority areas that integrate science and engineering fields and create partnership opportunities with industry, private foundations, other federal agencies, and the education sector. The agency would provide $30 million to each of the six research-focused Big Ideas, that inclu...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 2, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Fellows hone presentation skills in communication showdown
NIEHS trainees further their career development by using plain language to explain their research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Fellows hone presentation skills in communication show down
NIEHS trainees further their career development by using plain language to explain their research. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

HCA buys one of the country's largest private nursing schools
HCA Healthcare Inc. has purchased a majority stake in one of the nation's largest private nursing schools, the company announced Thursday. HCA (NYSE: HCA) is one of the largest employers of nurses in the country, with more than 94,000 working across the company’s 184 hospitals. HCA's new stake in the parent company of the Galen College of Nursing will provide more career development opportunities for existing HCA nurses while all owing Galen to establish nursing programs at HCA facilities, according… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Apply for a Supplement to Promote Training on NCCIH-Funded Awards
Learn more about training and career development opportunities on NCCIH’s Training Opportunities webpage. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - February 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D. Source Type: news

Bid to boost Welsh mental health nurses' career development
Nurse leaders in Wales have called for all mental health nurses to be supported to develop leadership skills and receive effective and continuous professional development, in a set of pledges released for the sector. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 22, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Maternity Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework.
The framework draws from and builds upon examples of good practice from across the system to help Maternity Support Workers provide better care and support to women and their babies. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop bioinspired, shape-morphing 3D materials
(University of Texas at Arlington) Kyungsuk Yum, an assistant professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation Early Career Development, or CAREER, Program grant to design and develop bioinspired 3D materials with programmed shapes and motions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 15, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Development opportunities for allied health professionals
Health Education England has published information about development opportunities open to allied health professionals (AHPs) covering eight potential areas for career development. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NBA players who shine early stay skilled for longer
(Springer) Speed at which National Basketball Association (NBA) players' performance declines with age after peak depends on early career development, study suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Video » Discover NIMH: Training the Next Generation of Researchers
NIMH is committed to research training and career development that prepares individuals to conduct innovative research in areas of program relevance that will advance the mission of the Institute. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Listen to what police staff have to say, Home Office told
The Home Office’s “frontline review” of policing needs to be aware of how police staff are suffering from austerity and government cuts, says UNISON following a survey of 4,500 members. The union conducted the confidential online survey to give its members the opportunity to “tell it like it is”. It came after Home Secretary Sajid Javid launched his review in summer 2018 to “better understand” the workplace experience and needs of frontline police staff and officers. UNISON will publish the full results of the survey covering all police staff later this year. But highlights from th...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 8, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article police and justice Police and justice staff police cuts police staff Source Type: news

ASGCT Selects First-Ever Career Development Grant Group, Awards...
The American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy’s (ASGCT) first class of 14 career development grant recipients were named by a selection committee made up of industry leaders identified by the ASGCT...(PRWeb January 08, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/asgct_selects_first_ever_career_development_grant_group_awards_245_000_total/prweb16018219.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

"It suits my needs": Self-employed individuals with psychiatric disabilities and small businesses - Ostrow L, Smith C, Penney D, Shumway M.
OBJECTIVE: Small business is a favorably regarded institution in America. Given employment disparities among individuals with psychiatric disabilities compared to other workers, self-employment has potential to promote career development and community inte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

American Institute of Biological Sciences Welcomes New Board Members
Scientists from South Dakota State University, University of Florida, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Denver Museum of Nature and Science Join Board of Directors Washington, DC: The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) ratified election results during its 7 December 2018 meeting. Beginning in January 2019, Dr. Charles B. Fenster, a Professor in the Department of Biology and Microbiology at South Dakota State University, will serve as President. Also joining the Board of Directors are Dr. Pamela Soltis, a Distinguished Professor and Curator at the Florida Museum of Natural Histo...
Source: AIBS News - December 22, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Novocure backs $2m in brain cancer research grants
Novocure (NSDQ:NVCR) today, along with the American Association for Cancer Research, announced four inaugural Tumor Treating Fields research grants totaling more than $1.5 million. The St. Helier, Jersey-based company said that the newly launched grants include the AACR-Novocure Tumor Treating Fields Research Grant, the AACR-Novocure Career Development Award for Tumor Treating Fields Research, the AACR-Novocure Tumor Treating Fields Research Fellowship and the AACR-Novocure Discovery Grant. The deadline for the grants closes on January 23, and will support research focused on preclinical ...
Source: Mass Device - December 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Oncology Research & Development NovoCure Source Type: news

Einstein Faculty Receive NIH Career Development Awards
November 30, 2018—(BRONX, NY)—The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers career development grants to advance the careers of young researchers—usually senior postdoctoral fellows or early-career faculty members. These grants, known as K awards, enable recipients to conduct independent research and eventually compete for major grant support. Seven Einstein researchers received K awards in federal fiscal year 2018. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - November 30, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Carnegie Mellon's Aryn Gittis receives Society for Neuroscience Career Development Award
(Carnegie Mellon University) Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientist Aryn Gittis has been named a recipient of the Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience. She will accept the award at the Society for Neuroscience's annual meeting held in San Diego, Nov. 3-7. The award, supported by the Trubatch family, recognizes originality and creativity in research and promotes success for early career scientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

I ’m 21 and I’m a committed trade unionist
You know that feeling, when you look around and see you’re the only one still left at the party… I’m 21 and I’m a committed trade union activist. With just 4% of union members aged 16 to 24, I’m in a minority. But something is happening. More young members are joining UNISON – we’re one of our fastest growing demographics. Dare I say it, are trade unions becoming cool? A few of UNISON’s young members Maybe. But it’s also probably got a lot to do with the fact young workers face pretty awful working conditions – and they’ve got worse over the last ten years...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rachael Henry Tags: Article year of young worker young members Source Type: news

Apply for the 2019-2020 NLM Associate Fellowship Program
The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year residency program for recent library science graduates interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. The program combines curriculum and project work and is located at the National Library of Medicine on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The Program offers a formal curriculum with exposure to library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services, and the extensive outreach and education program reachi...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Education Employment News from NLM/NIH Source Type: news

New Research Career Development Funding Opportunity for Complementary and Integrative Health Clinician-Scientists
In this research blog, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses career development pathways for clinician-scientists and a new career development funding opportunity in partnership with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - September 18, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lanay Mudd, Ph.D. Source Type: news

Registration opens for BOAT/UNISON annual seminar
Registration is now open for this year’s BAOT/UNISON national occupational therapy stewards’ training seminar, which takes place on 7-8 November at Aston University, Birmingham. It will start at lunchtime on Wednesday and finish at 3.15pm the following day. The annual seminar provides an opportunity for occupational therapy stewards from both health and local government to discuss key employment relations and professional issues. Seminar sessions will focus on: pay; the OT career development framework; young members; health and wellbeing for occupational therapy stewards; a guide to pension schemes; training o...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 14, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News BAOT Occupational therapists Source Type: news

Registration opens for BAOT/UNISON annual seminar
Registration is now open for this year’s BAOT/UNISON national occupational therapy stewards’ training seminar, which takes place on 7-8 November at Aston University, Birmingham. It will start at lunchtime on Wednesday and finish at 3.15pm the following day. The annual seminar provides an opportunity for occupational therapy stewards from both health and local government to discuss key employment relations and professional issues. Seminar sessions will focus on: pay; the OT career development framework; young members; health and wellbeing for occupational therapy stewards; a guide to pension schemes; training o...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 14, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News BAOT Occupational therapists Source Type: news

8,000 new antibiotic combinations are surprisingly effective, UCLA biologists report
Scientists have traditionally believed that combining more than two drugs to fight harmful bacteria would yield diminishing returns. The prevailing theory is that that the incremental benefits of combining three or more drugs would be too small to matter, or that the interactions among the drugs would cause their benefits to cancel one another out.Now, a team of UCLA biologists has discovered thousands of four- and five-drug combinations of antibiotics that are more effective at killing harmful bacteria than the prevailing views suggested.Their findings, reported today in the journal npj Systems Biology and Applications, c...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New national training program aims to mainstream glycosciences
(University of California - San Diego) Over the next five years, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, will award approximately $20 million to four academic centers to launch a new national Career Development Consortium for Excellence in Glycosciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blog Post » From Student to Scientist: NIMH Training and Career Development
NIMH is committed to research training and career development of young researchers. As students across the country head back to school, Dr. Gordon discusses some of the ways NIMH supports and trains the next generation of researchers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Kent State geologist wins grant to study climate change, inspire young scientists
(Kent State University) The National Science Foundation (NSF) presented its prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to Dr. Herndon for her project, 'Manganese Biogeochemistry and Impacts on Carbon Storage in Plant-Soil Systems.' The five-year grant is expected to total $487,000. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vacancies for You and Your Hormones Content Editors
We have new vacancies for Content Editors to contribute to our public facing website, You and Your Hormones, which provides the latest information on hormones and hormone-related conditions.The site is written and reviewed by Society for Endocrinology experts and we are seeking Content Editors to support the Editorial Board and to help ensure the latest research and clinical practice is included on the website across all areas of endocrinology.Content Editors will:Help identify the latest hot topics to be includedLiaise with the Editorial Board and other endocrine expertsContribute to the review and creat...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How our brains learn to control and remember walking
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Movement neuroscientist Julia Choi at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently received a five-year, $616,057 grant from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) faculty early career development (CAREER) program to investigate how the brain learns to control walking. She says such research will help to guide new treatments to improve walking function in people with age-related changes or neurological damage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

To K or Not To K?
Applying for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Career Development Award (or K award)? Read this for more information. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - June 27, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lanay Mudd, Ph.D. Source Type: news

Definitive Healthcare Named 5th Best Place to Work in Massachusetts
Career development opportunities, community service, and supportive work environment drive employee satisfaction(PRWeb June 27, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15588901.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prime minister commits to 10 ‐year plan for the NHS
More opportunities for flexible working and career development will be among key measures to  feature in a new 10‐year plan for the NHS that will “reset the deal between the NHS and its staff”, according to prime minister Theresa May. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - June 19, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Headed to ALA? So is NNLM!
Several staff members from across the National Network of Libraries of Medicine will be in New Orleans this month for the American Library Association Conference. We hope to meet you at one of the following events. All are listed in Central Standard Time (CT): Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) Academic Coordinator Elaina Vitale and Executive Director Kate Flewelling will present “’Engage for Health’: a Patient-Doctor Communication Program @ Your Library” June 23 from 2:30-3:30pm. The session will introduce participants to the ‘Engage for Health’ program and share just how easy it is to implem...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Kate Flewelling Tags: All of Us Consumer Health Exhibits Outreach Source Type: news

Wayne State professor receives NSF CAREER award for vaccine adjuvant research
(Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research) Haipeng Liu, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemical engineering at Wayne State University, received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation to fund his research on vaccine adjuvants that can improve the treatment and care of cancer patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award
The purpose of the K01 grant program is to provide support and dedicated time for a supervised (mentored) career development experience in occupational safety and health research, leading to research independence. This grant program also is to help ensure the availability of adequate numbers of highly trained scientists and educators to address critical issues in occupational safety and health. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UTA bioengineer earns AHA grant to study biomechanical influences on cardiac development
(University of Texas at Arlington) Juhyun Lee, an assistant professor in the Bioengineering Department, has been awarded a prestigious Career Development Award by the American Heart Association for the research. The three-year, $251,000 grant relates to another grant that he received in March to develop a new microscope that can capture 3-D motion, then add time to construct a 4-D beating heart using optical imaging techniques with fluorescent nanoparticles in a zebrafish. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 22, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

NASEM Report Calls for Reforms to Support Young Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has released a new report entitled “The Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences Researchers: Breaking Through,” which examines the policy and programmatic steps to ensure successful and sustained careers for scientists, particularly postdoctoral researchers. The report calls for substantial reforms to “strengthen the U.S. Biomedical Research System for the next generation of scientists” and urges Congress, federal agencies, universities, and other research institutions to take significant steps to empower early caree...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 30, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

MRC awards Bristol researcher £ 1.2M to investigate immune defence against microbes
University of Bristol researcher, Dr Borko Amulic, has been awarded a prestigious Career Development Award worth £ 1.2 million by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to lead research into how the natural ability of neutrophil immune cells can be boosted to fight infection in the post-antibiotic age. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 30, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Faculty of Biomedical Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

ISPOR Student Educational Webinars
Educational webinars that provide students with valuable insights on topics such as disease modeling, health outcomes, health economics, health policy, and career development. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Improving citizen science and big data analysis
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Computer science researcher Daniel Sheldon at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a five-year, $550,000 faculty early career development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to design and test new mathematical approaches and algorithms to help ecologists and other scientists better use large data sets generated by citizen science projects, animal tracking devices and earth observation instruments, among other goals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Developing Your Research Career -- a Pre-Congress Workshop at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health
Learn about advancing your research career; attend “Developing Your Research Career: NCCIH Training and Career Development Opportunities,” a workshop at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (ICIMH) on Thursday, May 8, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Baltimore, MD. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - April 20, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lanay Mudd, Ph.D. Source Type: news

Ghanta Selected for NIGMS Career Development Award
Sailaja Ghanta, MD, of the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine, received a K08 Career Development Award from the National Institute of General Medicine (NIGMS) for her grant proposal, “Role of Autophagy in Mesenchymal Stromal Cells During Sepsis (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

2018 HFSP Career Development Awards
(Human Frontier Science Program) The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) announced today 11 Career Development Awards (CDA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 28, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news