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MRC / EPSRC: Using data to improve public health: COVID-19 secondment

  Tuesday, 06 Jul 2021 | Funding Deadline

Apply for funding to work for a year with experts in the analysis and interpretation of: (1) national anonymised linked electronic health records; (2) multiple population longitudinal studies.

Awards will support the development of a national cadre of interdisciplinary, big-data enabled researchers and professionals from analytical backgrounds as part of a 12-month secondment to the Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing National Core Study for COVID-19 (UCL website).

You will receive on-the-job experience alongside leading expertise in analysis and interpretation of national anonymised linked electronic health records and multiple population longitudinal studies. You will join a cross-disciplinary, cross-institutional team working on a chosen research theme or data platform and will be attached to one of the collaborating institutions where you will work alongside a designated mentor.

The Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing National Core Study for COVID-19 aims to inform policy on the following COVID-19 related research themes:

 

  • long COVID (definition, risk factors and outcomes)
  • mental health
  • health and society
  • healthcare disruption
  • vaccination

 

Deadline for proposals: 06 Jul 2021