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Loving relationships Findings


3 December 2020

Loving relationships

Research by the University of Kent has found that although love, and having a loving relationship, is very important to...

Advance care planning Findings


20 October 2020

Advance care planning

Research by the LSE has identified several areas in which efficiencies can be sought to enable delivery of advance care...

Older men and loneliness Findings


9 October 2020

Older men and loneliness

Research by the University of Bristol found that the effects of loneliness are often pronounced among older men and have...

Adults with Tourette’s Syndrome Findings


7 October 2020

Adults with Tourette’s Syndrome

Research by the University of Kent found that many adults with Tourette’s Syndrome have everyday needs that are not being...

Career development awards call

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30 July 2020

Career development awards call

NIHR SSCR invites applications to support individuals to develop their careers in adult social care research by 18 January 2021.

Three doctoral studentships from January 2021 Funding


15 April 2020

Three doctoral studentships from January 2021

Three full-time PhD studentships to start in January 2021 are available through NIHR SSCR for research relevant to adult social...

Vacancy: Senior Communications and Impact Officer

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Vacancy


30 October 2020

Vacancy: Senior Communications and Impact Officer

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic Senior Communications and Impact Officer (0.80 FTE) to support knowledge exchange and impact...

Vision rehabilitation services Findings


1 October 2020

Vision rehabilitation services

Research by the University of York suggests that more standardised measurement of outcomes is needed to assess vision rehabilitation services.

Communication passports Findings


29 September 2020

Communication passports

Research by the University of Kent suggests that communication passports were of poor quality and did not result in better...

Social care needs in prison Findings


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...

Call for Research Proposals

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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...

Impact of austerity Findings


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...

NIHR funding opportunities for longer-term COVID-19 research Funding


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...

Supporting recruitment into adult social care studies Findings


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.

Voluntary roles in adult social care settings Findings


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...

Sight loss and loneliness Findings


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...

NIHR SSCR Webinar Series starting 12 May 2020 News


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.

Call for applications – Master’s internships

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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.

NIHR’s new Centre for Engagement and Dissemination News


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...

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


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...

NIHR SSCR annual conference – postponement

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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...

NIHR CRN Engagement workshops – March 2020

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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...

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

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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.

Jeanne Carlin News


1 February 2020

Jeanne Carlin

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

Call for Applications – Internship 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.

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

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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...

Call for Applications

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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.

People living with dementia moving to care homes 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.

NIHR’s annual Research for Social Care call launched Funding


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.  

Mental health service users’ experiences Findings


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.

Workplace personal assistants need more support Findings


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.

Recovery for African and Caribbean men Findings


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

Report: Review of research priorities for NIHR NETSCC 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...

Seven PhD studentships available to start October 2019 Funding


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...

Support for older carers 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.

Unmet social care need Findings


6 March 2019

Unmet social care need

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

Community treatment orders Findings


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.

Community connections to tackle loneliness Findings


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.

Financial advice on care costs Findings


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.

Extra-care housing Findings


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.

Social care: investing in better research 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...

New journal for adult social care research 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.

Assistive technology in adult social care Findings


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.