Academic medicine

Academic training posts offer paediatricians the opportunity to do crucial research in child health. Find out about this area

Course

Young Epilepsy Masterclass - The Rare Epilepsies

13 December 2018

Lingfield

Hosted by Professor Helen Cross OBE, the Prince of Wales’s Chair for Childhood Epilepsy, this is the 10th Masterclass in this series. The Key Note Speech, given by Professor Alexis Arzimanoglou, Professor of Neurology and Child Neurology at College de Medecine des Hopitaux de Paris, precedes a three...

Health Foundation - Clinician Scientist Fellowships

Provides five years of funding to enable talented clinicians to pursue academic research alongside their clinical practice.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£250,001 to £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years
News

Socioeconomic inequalities in children’s weight reversed in the UK between 1953 and 2015

Since the post-war period, socioeconomic inequalities in children’s weight have reversed in the UK – with disadvantaged children originally being more likely to be thinner than more advantaged children, but now typically being more likely to be overweight or obese, according to an observational stud...