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Evidence based practice resource for Occupational Therapists

“OTseeker is a database that contains abstracts of thousands of systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials and other resources relevant to occupational therapy interventions. It is designed to help occupational therapists use research evidence about occupational therapy interventions to inform their practice by quickly locating it.” Search the dtabase at: http://www.otseeker.com/Search/AdvancedSearch.aspx Continue reading

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British Heart Foundation: New Horizons Research Funding to encourage scientists from outside traditional cardiovascular biology to engage in cardiovascular research

Originally posted on MMU Research and Knowledge Exchange Blog:
The BHF scheme ‘New Horizions’ is aimed at encouraging scientists from outside traditional cardiovascular biology to engage in cardiovascular research and bring novel expertise to the field. Examples of such collaborations would include cooperatives between biologists and engineers, physicists, mathematicians etc Entry requirements •The principal investigator…

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NHS NIHR Funding

Originally posted on MMU Research and Knowledge Exchange Blog:
The NHS NIHR has issued a call for proposals to the Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme concerning diseases of the skin, chronic pain and sarcopaenia and its effects on older people. Closing date: 01/10/13 Further details: http://www.eme.ac.uk/funding/Commissioning.asp Please contact the RKE office if you would like…

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World’s largest cancer database launched by PHE

Originally posted on Older People Living with Cancer:
The world’s largest single database of cancer patients is being set up by Public Health England in a major step forward to harnessing the power of data to revolutionise care. This new service, announced today at PHE’s National Cancer Intelligence Network ‘Cancer Outcomes’ Conference, will deliver near…

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Google Guide

Google Guide is an online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices, and everyone in between. It has been developed to provide more information about Google’s capabilities, features, and services than found on Google’s website. Access it at http://www.googleguide.com/ Continue reading