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Talking to everyone about clinical research

July 15, 2013 by


How do you explain clinical trial participation to patients with communication disabilities? The authors of an aphasia-friendly booklet tell us how they did it, and what they've learned.

Clearing the path to the cure for type 1

June 12, 2013 by


It's Diabetes week. Sarah Johnson, Director of Policy and Communications at JDRF, tells us about the role of the UK in the international drive to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and outlines some of the challenges.

Our vision for research in the NHS

May 15, 2013 by


Today, we are launching our vision for research in the NHS. We are also sharing the findings of a survey of the attitudes and research experiences of almost 400 healthcare professionals working in the NHS

Meaningful open access – it’s the way you tell it

March 13, 2013 by


Curiosity, clarity and conviction - top tips for accessible, engaging science writing

Our chance to influence changes to the NIHR Clinical Research Network

February 7, 2013 by


The NIHR Clinical Research Networks are changing. Louise Wood, Head of Communications at NIHR CRN, asks Dr Jonathan Sheffield why they are changing, and how AMRC members can be involved in the process.

How will changes to VAT exemptions affect charities?

January 24, 2013 by


The government is planning to end VAT exemptions for some types of research. They are consulting on the impacts for research funders.

Campaign for results of all research trials to be reported

January 9, 2013 by


Sense About Science have launched a new campaign today All Trials Registered, All Results Reported which calls for action to ensure all trials past and present, for all drugs in current use, are registered; and that the full methods and the results a reported. They have launched a public petition.