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Health & Social Care Research Across North East & North Cumbria.

Public health and social care professions

Developing expertise for those working in public health and social care

Where do you see yourself now and where would you like to be?

Open these tabs to find out what opportunities are available to develop your research experience.

It’s Ok to ask

  • start asking patients, clients and the people you work with about whether they would like to take part in research
  • develop a curiosity to ask questions - every encounter is an opportunity

Have a go

  • conduct an audit or quality improvement project
  • carry out a literature review (with library and knowledge services if available) to see if your service and practice can be improved
  • identify what your learning needs are and whether you can attend relevant training, such as through NIHR Learn

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It's Ok to ask

  • join a research group and attend seminars
  • connect with experts in your field via our Getting Connected page 

Have a go

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  • contact your research and development department to see if you can get involved in an active study – there are lots of different roles such as recruiter, rater, sub-investigator, data manager, and delivering an intervention, that could match with your interest and skill set

 

It’s Ok to ask

Have a go

  • consider academic training routes, apply for postgraduate masters or PhD
  • join a research group to prepare a funding application
  • develop your CV and explore options to present and publish research or literature reviews
  • get connected with like-minded colleagues who are active in this area and try and become a Principal Investigator

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