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IVSA Awards Postcard

 

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The NIHR Infrastructure Visiting Speaker Award (IVSA)

  • The IVSA funds up to £500 worth of travel, subsistence, room costs and refreshments for an Infrastructure trainee to present their research in another part of the NIHR Infrastructure.

  • It provides opportunities for different parts of the Infrastructure to network and collaborate.

  • We are inviting trainees in the NIHR Infrastructure who are fully or partly funded by a BRC, CLAHRC, PSTRC, the NIHR School for Public Health Research or the NIHR School for Primary Care Research to apply.

  • The application process is simple and shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes. 

Previous IVSAAwardees

Hywel Williams

Home Institution: NIHR Great Ormond Street BRC, London.

Presented at: Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, NIHR Manchester BRC.

My Presentation: ‘The need for speed - Rapid diagnosis of PICU patients in 5 days using whole genome sequencing.’

How I would describe the IVSA: “A fantastic opportunity to showcase your work to others and make new contacts.” “Make the most of this amazing opportunity.”

 

Katerina Panagaki

Home Institution: NIHRCLAHRC North West Coast, Lancaster.

Presented at: NIHRCLAHRC West, Bristol.

My presentation: 'How does the social and economic environment affect our mental health? The role of cognitive processes like rumination.’

How I would describe the IVSA: “An opportunity which opens doors.” “Flexible enough to be as constructive as possible.” “A great learning experience.’”