Thursday, 18 December 2014

ScHARRNews- Thursday 18th December 2014



Cochrane Collaboration update
New and updated Cochrane Reviews highlighted on their website this month are:Timing of intravenous prophylactic antibiotics for preventing postpartum infectious morbidity in women undergoing cesarean deliveryInterventions for improving upper limb function after strokePreventing occupational stress in healthcare workersUniversal school-based prevention for illicit drug useExercise for reducing fear


RAT Group Achievements 2014
As 2014 comes to an end… here in the RAT Group we like to look over some of the achievements we have accomplished over the last year…January Professor Gail Mountain was invited to speak at the Parliament Ageing Society and Evidence session. Mark Jayes awarded NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship to carry out research on mental capacity assessment of patients with communication difficulties.F
Call for neuromodulation research proposals
A call has recently been advertised by ElectRx, DARPA's Electrical Prescriptions program for research proposals looking to develop "neuromodulation capabilities" that will "maximise the immunilogical, physical and mental health" of people in the military and veteransNeuromodulation isn't a new concept, it aims to electrically stimulate the spinal cord, brain or peripheral nerve

DEC 16

Happy Holidays from the ScHARR Library team!
We've been trimming the tree and hanging the lights in the ScHARR Library! To all our readers, users, fans and friends, a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and a Joyous Kwanzaa!
Job opportunity in HEDS
HEDS are looking to recruit a Research Associate/Fellow in Health Outcomes and Utilities.  We are looking for someone with a relevant economics or psychological background to work with leading researchers on methodological research funded from a variety of sources including Department of Health, health foundations and pharmaceutical companies. In the first year, there is an exciting opportunity to

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