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

Nursing by association
Elizabeth Bayliss and Kareema McCarthy. Pictures: Marcus Rose ALTHOUGH Elizabeth Bayliss and Kareema McCarthy work at the same hospital, Kettering General in the East Midlands, they have only recently become friends – not on the wards, but at university. That’s because the pair, who a few months ago were both healthcare assistants in different parts of the hospital, are now part of the pilot scheme to create a new breed of healthcare professional – the nursing associate. Posited as a role that sits between the healthcare assistant and the registered nurse, with its own level of knowledge and skills, it in...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article Magazine NHS NHS bursary NHS staff recruitment nursing associates Source Type: news

NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
July 23-27, 2018; Bethesda, MD. The HDRI aims to support the research career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Do New NIH Human Subjects Policies Impact Training and Career Development Awards?
In this blog post, Dr. Lanay Mudd describes NIH initiatives designed to enhance the accountability and transparency of clinical research. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - March 6, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lanay Mudd, Ph.D. Source Type: news

NCCIH Resources for Research Training and Career Development
In this blog post, NCCIH Training Officer Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses research training and career development opportunities. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - March 2, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D. Source Type: news

UTA researcher to develop nanomaterials to treat antibiotic-resistant infections
(University of Texas at Arlington) A researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, grant to develop new synthetic antimicrobial nanomaterials to treat antibiotic-resistant infections in hospitals and military facilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Technology may be key to help patients quit smoking
(Medical University of South Carolina) Clinical researcher, Alana Rojewski, Ph.D., receives career development award to study smoking cessation programs in an oncology setting at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center and benefits of technology-based interventions for lung cancer screening patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Back to the Future: Institute for Scientific Information Re-established Within Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced it will re-establish the prestigious Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) to its Scientific and Academic Research Group. This new incarnation of the institute will be focused on the development of existing and new bibliometric and analytical approaches, fostering collaborations with partners and customers across the academic community. Annette Thomas, CEO of the Scientific and Academic Research group at Clarivate Analytics explains: “For 50 years the Institute for Sc...
Source: News from STM - February 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

New insights into how employees manage stressful situations at work
(University of East Anglia) Researchers have developed a new tool which could benefit organizations and their staff by assessing employees' beliefs about how they manage challenging and stressful situations at work. Results from two studies, involving a total of 2,892 Italian employees, provide evidence of the added value of a more comprehensive approach to the assessment of self-efficacy at work. They also suggest the new scale has practical implications for management and staff, for example in recruitment and appraisal processes, as well career development and training. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UCLA scientists use stem cells to study genetics of germ cell tumors
UCLA researchers have made new inroads into understanding germ cell tumors, a diverse and rare group of cancers that begin in germ cells — the cells that develop into sperm and eggs. The researchers developed a protocol to recreate germ cell tumor cells from stem cells and used the new model to study the genetics of the cancer.Their findings could point the way toward new drugs to treat germ cell tumors, which account for around 3 percent of all cases of childhood and adolescent cancer.The study, published in Stem Cell Research, was led by Amander Clark, a UCLA professor of molecular cell and developmental biology an...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 29, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Lee Receives NICHD Career Development Award
Anne CC Lee, MD, MPH, of the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine, received a K23, five-year Career Development Award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) for her grant proposal, “Th (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 21, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) Awards Ceremony
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) initiative was created to support the research programs and career development of outstanding scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers and who plan to make a long-term commitment to research most relevant to NIMH. These awards seek to assist these individuals in launching an innovative clinical, translational, or basic research program that holds the potential to profoundly transform the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of mental disorders. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

New York Institute of Career Development Partners with CVS and...
The New York Institute of Career Development (NYICD) is proud to partner with national pharmacy chains, CVS and Walgreens, for their online Pharmacy Technician Course.(PRWeb November 27, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14935914.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Under Affordable Care Act, Americans have had more preventive care for heart health, UCLA study finds
By reducing out-of-pocket costs for preventive treatment, the Affordable Care Act appears to have encouraged more people to have health screenings related to their cardiovascular health,a UCLA study found. Comparing figures from 2006 through 2013, researchers found that more people were screened for diabetes, high cholesterol, cigarette use and high blood pressure — all risk factors for heart disease — after the ACA was implemented than before.But the research, published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Managed Care, also revealed a disparity between men and women in one key area. Although more men who ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New York Institute of Career Development Welcomes Thomas Frisco to...
The New York Institute of Career Development is excited to introduce Thomas Frisco to their team of mentors.(PRWeb November 20, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14935758.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

School meals – tell us your story
Do you work in a school kitchen? If so, UNISON wants to hear from you. Following on from national school meals week, which ends today, and in the run-up to next Friday’s Stars in Our Schools Day, the union has put together an online survey to get the views of the people who matter when it comes to school meals – the staff. Please take part and let us know: what it’s like in your workplace? are you valued at work? what are the problems? what goes well? Take the survey now “School meals staff play a vital role in ensuring that pupils are well nourished at school, serving them healthy school meals,&r...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 17, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article education services school meals school support staff schools stars in our schools Source Type: news

UAB nurse earns grant to examine pediatric care for infants in the Deep South
An assistant professor in UAB's nursing school has received a grant to make a difference in the health care of children in the Deep South. Erin Currie has received a two-year, $154,000 grant from the National Palliative Care Research Center. It's a career development award to examine the pediatric palliative care needs of infants and neonatal intensive care units and their parents in the Deep South.  “Pediatric palliative care — which focuses on comprehensive and holistic care for the families… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

UAB nurse earns grant to examine pediatric care for infants in the Deep South
An assistant professor in UAB's nursing school has received a grant to make a difference in the health care of children in the Deep South. Erin Currie has received a two-year, $154,000 grant from the National Palliative Care Research Center. It's a career development award to examine the pediatric palliative care needs of infants and neonatal intensive care units and their parents in the Deep South.  “Pediatric palliative care — which focuses on comprehensive and holistic care for the families… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Cochrane Public Health seeks Research Associate/Information Scientist - Glasgow, UK
Job title: Research Associate – Information ScientistClosing date:  26th November 2017Position Type:  Full TimeSalary Range:  £34,520 - £38,833Job PurposeWe are delighted to be advertising this full timepost for an information scientist to provide professional and technical support to meet the information science needs of theMRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU),University of Glasgow andCochrane Public Health (CPH).  Specifically, the postholder will provide specialist information science support for a wide range of research projects conducted across the MRC/CSO SPHSU ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 30, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Supervisor support critical to employee well-being and workforce readiness
(American Psychological Association) Nearly half of American workers are concerned about the changing nature of work, and although most report that they have the skills they need to perform their current job well, those without supervisor support for career development are more likely to distrust their employer and plan on leaving within the next year, according to a new survey released by the American Psychological Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH to fund seven Research Centers in Minority Institutions
Awards to support institutional research capacity and foster the career development of new and early career investigators. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

'Unprecedented interest' in primary care transition course
A new career development training programme aimed at recently qualified nurses who want to work in primary care will host double the number of participants than originally planned, following an “unprecedented level of interest” in the course. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 10, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Learning Health Systems Mentored Career Development Program (K12)
AHRQ, in partnership with PCORI, invites applications for funding to support institutional career development awards designed to train clinician and research scientists to conduct PCOR research within learning health systems (LHS) focused on generation, adoption, and application of evidence in order to improve the quality and safety of care. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Introducing the New York Institute of Career Development (NYICD)
Offering certified courses in a variety of subjects, NYICD will give students the opportunity to pursue their goal of career and financial independence through the convenience of an online program...(PRWeb August 28, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/08/prweb14639523.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Creative webpage redesign sparks interest among NIEHS fellows
The NIEHS Office of Fellows' Career Development redesigned its webpages to help trainees successfully transition to independent careers. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 4, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Schoenfeld Awarded NIH Grant to Study Interventions in Spinal Metastases
Andrew Schoenfeld, MD, MSc, of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was selected for a K-23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his project entitled “Optimizing Surgical Inter (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 25, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

UTA biologist wins NSF CAREER grant to study effects of predators on evolution of Daphnia
(University of Texas at Arlington) Matthew Walsh, an assistant professor of biology, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the NSF's Faculty Early Career Development Program. His project is titled 'CAREER: Does behavioral plasticity promote or constrain adaptation? A test using resurrection,' and will address a long-standing question in evolutionary biology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Youth's causal beliefs about success: socioeconomic differences and prediction of early career development - Kay JS, Shane J, Heckhausen J.
Youth's career attainment is associated with socioeconomic background, but may also be related to their beliefs about causes of success. Relationships between 17-year-olds' socioeconomic status (SES) and causal beliefs about success, and whether these beli... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news