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Be a part of research and join online information sessions

Are you interested in being a part of research? NIHR Cambridge BRC  has the following free online information sessions and webinar for patients, carers and members of the public. Turning Science into Medicine! (webinar) – Thursday 31 March, 7.30pm to 8.45pm Can gene therapy reverse hereditary blindness? Can a drug used for cancer help heart-attack […]

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Carers Trust survey shows over 90% of adult carers feel ignored by the Government

Findings from a new Carers Trust survey provide alarming evidence of a deep-rooted failure by successive governments to understand and meet the basic support needs of millions of people struggling to provide unpaid care for a family member or friend. There is a near total sense among survey respondents of feeling abandoned by Government over […]

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Research about young adult carers living with a parent with a mental illness

Young adult carers, aged between 16 and 24, are being invited to take part in an interview for a research study looking at how they feel about school. This study is part of a PhD project which is being done at Northumbria University. The PhD is aiming to get a better understanding of whether or […]

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Research into experiences of young carers and young adult carers during COVID-19

Researchers at University College London would like to speak to different groups of people including young carers aged 13-17 years old and young adult carers (aged 18-24) about their experiences during COVID-19. Young carers aged 13-17 They are really interested in how different groups of people including young carers aged 13-17 years old are feeling, […]

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Experiences of people from ethnic minority communities with a blood cancer diagnosis

ClearView Research are carrying out a research project with Blood Cancer Alliance to gather insights about the lived experiences of people from ethnic minority communities who have or have had a blood cancer diagnosis. The insights they gather from this survey and their exploration lab discussions will be valuable in helping them work with key […]

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Online study investigating resilience in carers

Researchers at Kings College London are looking for people who provide care or support to family, friends or neighbours to take part in an online study into carers’ resilience. They want to hear from carers varied backgrounds and who are caring for people with a variety of physical or mental health conditions. You choose to […]

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Young carers research and practice forum

Do you work with young carers? Or are you an academic whose research areas include young carers? You can join us and the University of Portsmouth for the Young Carers Research and Practice Forum on 27th September, 1-3:30pm This will be bringing together academics whose research areas include young carers and staff from young carers […]

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UEA research for carers – looking for participants

Research at the University of East Anglia (UEA) is being conducted into the experiences of carers looking after a family member of friend, supporting someone with swallowing difficulties and dementia to drink well. This research project is being overseen the School of Health Sciences at UEA. They are recruiting participants to share your views and […]

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Call for research participants – dementia care

Researchers from the University of Kent are looking for study participants to help them to understand how well social care services support people living with dementia and their family and friends, who support them. Who is the research for? People living in England who are a family member or friend of someone living with dementia, […]

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