4 August 2020

Call for Research Proposals

NIHR SSCR invites full proposals for research projects to address priorities for improving the evidence base for adult social care by 30 November 2020.



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13 August 2020

Social care needs in prison

Research by the University of Manchester shows that the consistent, proactive identification of people with social care needs in prison...

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7 July 2020

Impact of austerity

Research finds that over 40% of people with learning disabilities interviewed lost care and support as a result of cuts...

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10 June 2020

NIHR funding opportunities for longer-term COVID-19 research

A new NIHR call for research proposals to better understand and manage the health and social care consequences of the...

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26 May 2020

Supporting recruitment into adult social care studies

Review by the LSE highlights barriers and recommendations for recruitment into adult social care studies.

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19 May 2020

Voluntary roles in adult social care settings

Research by the University of Bristol suggests that the use of voluntary roles in adult social care settings does not...

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4 May 2020

Sight loss and loneliness

Research by the University of York suggests that care homes exploring alternative activities to tackle isolation can benefit residents with...

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1 May 2020

NIHR SSCR Webinar Series starting 12 May 2020

NIHR SSCR's new Webinar Series showcases the School's commissioned research. The next two Webinars focus on economics and loneliness.

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21 April 2020

Call for applications – Master’s internships

NIHR SSCR invites applications by 13 May 2020 to support Master's students to undertake their dissertation.

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1 April 2020

NIHR’s new Centre for Engagement and Dissemination

NIHR has launched a new Centre for Engagement and Dissemination bringing together activities in public involvement, engagement and participation with...

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30 March 2020

NIHR guidance on COVID-19: Continuity of research and meetings

Guidance has been updated by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to support research funded by NIHR affected by...

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12 March 2020

NIHR SSCR annual conference – postponement

As a result of the growing concerns around COVID-19 we have made the decision to postpone this year's annual conference...

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2 March 2020

NIHR CRN Engagement workshops – March 2020

We are supporting the NIHR CRN with a series of engagement workshops for the social care research community taking place...

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13 February 2020

UKRI consultation now open: How can we achieve Open Access to research publications?

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a nine week consultation to inform their proposed Open Access policy.

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1 February 2020

Jeanne Carlin

We are deeply saddened that Jeanne Carlin passed away on Friday 31 January. Our thoughts are with her family.

Funding


23 January 2020

Call for Applications – Internship

NIHR SSCR invites applications to support Master's students to undertake their dissertation by 21 February 2020.

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Vacancy


18 December 2019

Supporting the Enabling Research in Care Homes Toolkit: Hourly-paid Appointment

The School is seeking to appoint an individual to develop and manage the Enabling Research in Care Homes (ENRICH) Toolkit...

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Funding


4 December 2019

Call for Applications

NIHR SSCR invites applications to support individuals to develop their careers in adult social care research by 10 February 2020.

Findings


8 October 2019

People living with dementia moving to care homes

Research suggests there is no universal 'best time' for people living with dementia to move to a care home.

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26 September 2019

NIHR’s annual Research for Social Care call launched

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has launched its annual Research for Social Care (RfSC) call.  

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20 August 2019

Mental health service users’ experiences

Co-produced research has found that user-led strategies are needed to protect people living with mental health problems from abuse.

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1 August 2019

Workplace personal assistants need more support

Research by the University of York has found that workplace personal assistants (PAs) need more support.

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29 July 2019

Recovery for African and Caribbean men

Research by Royal Holloway University of London highlights the need for understanding how broader societal issues affect mental distress

Publication


1 July 2019

Report: Review of research priorities for NIHR NETSCC

The School was commissioned by the NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) to review known research priorities in adult...

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23 May 2019

Seven PhD studentships available to start October 2019

We are pleased to be launching seven full-time PhD studentships focusing on adult social care in England with support from...

Findings


26 March 2019

Support for older carers

Research by the University of Bristol finds that councils must do more to recognise and support older carers.

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6 March 2019

Unmet social care need

Research suggests that unmet social care need among older people is widespread throughout society.

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7 December 2018

Community treatment orders

Research by the University of Brighton finds community treatment orders can play an important role for some service users.

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7 December 2018

Community connections to tackle loneliness

Research by University College London finds nurturing community connections to tackle loneliness could help people with severe anxiety or depression.

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6 December 2018

Financial advice on care costs

Research by University of York finds that access to financial advice on social care costs is limited by mistrust.

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6 December 2018

Extra-care housing

Research by the University of Bristol suggests that extra-care housing's valuable support role is threatened by adult social care pressures.

Funding


6 December 2018

Social care: investing in better research

As the NIHR announces new funding for social care research, our director Professor Martin Knapp explores how research can rise...

Publication


12 September 2018

New journal for adult social care research

The international, peer-reviewed Journal of Long-Term Care (JLTC) advances the research evidence base for long-term care for adults.

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30 August 2018

Assistive technology in adult social care

Research by King's College London finds that councils are not yet tapping potential of assistive technology in adult social care.