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With the evolving situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19) a number of events and conferences NHS Research Scotland are hosting, or participating in, have been cancelled, or postponed. This is to avoid taking staff away from their various important roles across our health and social care system. We will continue to monitor official advice and provide timely updates via our website and twitter, alongside direct contact with delegates where necessary.

12th SINAPSE Annual Scientific Meeting: virtual conference

Date: 19/06/2020 to 19/06/2020 Venue: Online

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In light of continuing developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 SINAPSE Annual Scientific Meeting moving to a virtual meeting that will highlight the latest developments in clinical and experimental imaging for researchers across Scotland. SINAPSE are&n...

NHS Research Scotland Conference 2020

Date: 01/12/2020 to 02/12/2020 Venue: University of Strathclyde's Technology and Innovation Centre, 99 George Street Glasgow, G1 1RD

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Taking place over two days, from 1 - 2 December 2020 at University of Strathclyde's Technology and Innovation Centre, Glasgow, the conference will be the largest NRS Conference to date and recognition of our sector strengths as we enter a new decade. The...

POSTPONED: Glasgow Human Tissue Research Conference

Date: 30/04/2020 to 30/04/2020 Venue: Lecture Theatre, Teaching and Learning Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 4TF

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The Glasgow Human Tissue Research Conference will raise awareness of the facilities, networks and support available in Glasgow through the Biorepository to enable researchers access to human tissue for application across all disease specialities. It will cover legislation...

POSTPONED: NRS Pain / Scottish Pain Research Community (SPaRC) ASM 2020

Date: 27/03/2020 to 27/03/2020 Venue: West Park Conference Centre, 319 Perth Road, Dundee, DD2 1NN

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In view of the evolving situation around COVID-19, the SPaRC/ NRS Pain Steering Committee have taken the decision to postpone the 10th ASM. It is hoped the event will be able to be rescheduled for the autumn. For those who have submitted abstracts

Scottish Research Nurse and Coordinator Network (SRNCN) Conference 2020

Date: 26/03/2021 to 26/03/2021 Venue: The Studio, 67 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 6AE

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NRS will be exhibiting at the rescheduled Scottish Research Nurse and Coordinator Network (SRNCN) Annual Conference which takes place on Friday 26 March 2021. The event will showcase innovation, best practice and good news in research within Scottish...

POSTPONED: Annual NHS R&D Forum Conference 2020

Date: 10/05/2020 to 12/05/2020 Venue: Sage Gateshead Conference Centre, Newcastle

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With the evolving situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19) this event has been postponed. Please check back for further updates and follow @NHSRDForum. NHS Research Scotland will be exhibiting...

Health Services Research UK 2020

Date: 01/07/2020 to 03/07/2020 Venue: Online virtual event

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Health Services Research (HSR) UK 2020 is going online! Originally due to take place in Manchester, this year's conference will now be held online between 1-3 July. It is free and open to anyone, in the UK and internationally. Six live plenaries, over a dozen sessi...