Host for Meso UK Research Centre

We’re launching a tender process for universities to form a strategic alliance with Mesothelioma UK to establish a Research Centre. UK university Schools of Midwifery and Nursing are invited to participate in the tender process with a view to announcing a new Centre in April 2020.

The contract is to the value of £450,000 over three years and the chosen university will work in collaboration with Mesothelioma UK to develop a strategic plan of research activity. It is hoped that establishing a Research Centre will benefit the care of patients, and their families, diagnosed with mesothelioma.

The new Centre will:

  • receive annual core funding to support research team members
  • work closely with Mesothelioma UK to identify research priorities
  • conduct stakeholder research prioritising exercise
  • submit research proposals and costings to Mesothelioma UK for approval
  • have access to an annual sum for additional costs of approved studies
  • appoint at least one PhD student during the term of the tender

Click below to download the full tender.

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Click below to download the application form.

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The application form which must be submitted by Monday 17 February 2020, at 12 noon. For further information please contact Mesothelioma UK Research Manager, Lynn Furber at lynn.furber@mesothelioma.uk.com or call 0753 215 4453.

 

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