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Research scientist (medical): Job description. Medical research scientists devise and conduct experiments in order to increase the body of scientific knowledge on topics related to medicine.

Research scientist (medical): Job description

They also develop new, or improve existing, drugs, treatments or other medically related products. Medical research takes place in higher education institutions, research institutes, hospitals and industry. The level of research may be basic and involve investigating the underlying basis of health or disease or it may be more applied and include conducting clinical research, investigating methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disorders. Research may be at the molecular level, carried out using appropriate cell and animal models, or human volunteers may be used to study the clinical effects of various factors. Typical work activities The specifics of the role vary according to the setting, but much of the work is laboratory-based. How we got our jobs in healthcare research. This week, Alice and Liv, both psychology graduates, tell us about how they secured their placements with the Yorkshire and Quality Safety Team This team conduct research into how to to solve patient safety problems.

How we got our jobs in healthcare research

The offer some great insights into this field and include top tips for anyone who is thinking about going on placmement. Alice: Liv and I, both of us coming from Psychology degrees- work as Research and Implementation Assistants for the Yorkshire and Quality Safety Team. How I Got My Job: Placement at Bradford Institute for Health Research. Find out how Psychology students Lucy and Mayur landed their placements at Bradford Institute for Health Research.

How I Got My Job: Placement at Bradford Institute for Health Research

They share some useful tips on how to approach the application process and get relevant experience for research-based positions. About the placement: Mayur: Lucy and I have been working as Research and Implementation Assistants since joining the Bradford Institute for Health Research in September. Our work in the Quality and Safety department mainly consists of participating in a number of projects to improve patient safety in the NHS. Even though we both come from a Psychology degree, this placement has helped us to further explore the technicalities behind conducting research; doing things such as conducting questionnaires, systematic reviews, scoping and grey literature reviews, transcribing interviews, writing study protocols, attending focus groups and managing the department website. Overview of research careers - Skills & careers - Medical Research Council.

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Overview of research careers - Skills & careers - Medical Research Council

Research training and careers The people we nurture and support to become tomorrow’s leaders in discovery science are central to the MRC’s mission. Academic Medicine. If you are a clinician committed to combining research with clinical practice then there are many career opportunities available which can help you achieve your goals.

Academic Medicine

In the UK, most clinical academics have an honorary contract with the NHS, are registered with the GMC and/or have a national training number (NTN). Some clinicians get involved in research early in their training; however you can also pursue research during your specialist training period. To undertake a period of research you often need to work within a higher education institute, such as a research institute, or university. There are some research jobs advertised for clinicians, but you will often have to negotiate with your NHS team to undertake research. You can do this by applying for money from other research funders.

Research funders in the UK include many charities (e.g. These research funders, support clinical academics through competitive personal funding schemes which are available at every career stage. The Academy of Medical Sciences - Improving health through research. NIHR.pdf. Postgraduate & early career. For postgraduate and early-career researchers, The Society offers a range of schemes to help develop your skills and career.

Postgraduate & early career

From funding to attend scientific meetings and schemes to organise symposia, to skills workshops and a science writing prize, we aim to help increase postgraduate employability. Below is an outline of some of the support available. The Early Career Physiologists’ Symposium (ECPS) ECPS offers PhD students and recently qualified postdoctoral workers the chance to organise a scientific symposium. The Society provides sponsorship, but the scientific content, format and social events are decided entirely by the early-career organising committee. The Young Life Scientists’ Symposium (YLS) The Physiological Society co-sponsors The Young Life Scientists’ Symposium (YLS) alongside the Biochemical Society and the British Pharmacological Society.

Travel grants for early-career researchers. Welcome to the Association for Clinical Data Management (ACDM) Designability (Bath Institute of Medical Engineering) UK charity - assistive technologies. Biomedical-engineering-association. Brunel Institute for Bioengineering. Brunel Institute for BioengineeringWe are a multidisciplinary research institute with interests in solutions for health, medicine and surgery.

Brunel Institute for Bioengineering

Follow the links to find our more about our current research involvements. Surgical Tools Robotic technology in surgical therapy has demonstrated accurate and consistent tool trajectories in contrast with manual intervention. Bioprocess EngineeringNew centrifugal liquid-liquid extraction technology was developed in the Institute’s Advanced Bioprocessing Centre. Assistive TechnologyWe design products that thoughtfully use technology to help people live better. FES RowingFunctional electrical stimulation rowing after spinal cord injury: health, sport and recreation. Business: Healthcare: Products and Services: Medical Equipment: Manufacturers.

Biomedical Research & Medical Research Charities Directory. Login or Sign up The Premier Guide to Charities in the UK Medical Research charities Below, we've listed medical research charities.

Biomedical Research & Medical Research Charities Directory

Some of these registered groups focus on a single area like cancer research or experimental treatments. Medical Equipment Manufacturers Directory. Leeds University Library /All Locations. London Medicine. From disabilities to possibilities. Medical product guide. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. Medical Research Council - Home  Home. Medical Device Industry Supplier Directory. Engineering Policy - Current Issues: UK Focus for Biomedical Engineering. Panel for Biomedical Engineering The The Royal Academy of Engineering Panel for Biomedical Engineering provides a forum through which the principal organisations concerned with biomedical engineering can communicate, debate and jointly act upon issues which affect this area.

Engineering Policy - Current Issues: UK Focus for Biomedical Engineering

Objectives To highlight to industry the potential of biomedical engineering for wealth creation To encourage UK manufacturing industry to exploit the opportunities available in biomedical engineering. To advise government, health authorities and the medical research community on matters of legislation and policy relating to biomedical engineering in the UK and abroad.

To enhance biomedical engineering as a profession. The panel undertakes a number of specific activities each year in an attempt to meet the above objectives. Activities Each year the panel for Biomedical Engineering undertakes a number of specific activities which contribute to the achievement of its objectives. Contact. Technology in Medicine Section. We are very keen to enhance our Section Council with new active members who have a particular interest in technology in medicine.

Technology in Medicine Section

For further information, please contact or by phone on 0207 290 3934. Medical Devices Directory: Find News, Features, and Pictures Related to Medical Devices. European Directory of Medical Devices & Diagnostics Companies 2015. No other directory keeps you abreast of the thousands of personnel changes taking place due to company mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, and staff turnover.

This Directory is a must-have for anyone who needs to find contacts in the MD&D sector throughout Europe. This Directory will enable you to: Pinpoint key executives Profile a market Build new business prospects Generate new customers Discover who your competitors are Make vital contacts Save the time, money and effort of doing your own research Identify alternative suppliers and manufacturers Source up-to-date company information Access a wealth of quality information on companies and key personnel worldwide. Wellcome Trust.