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Tackling COVID: NHIP in Action

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The Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) aims to become the most integrated and innovative Academic Health Science Partnership in the world.  As part of this collective platform, we are…

100 mile Kielder challenge

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Dr Sam Urwin is aiming to cycle 100 miles in one day to raise money for Children’s Cancer North, a charity dedicated to making life better for children with…

Pint of Science Festival 2021

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Our methodologists Kile Green and Tim Hicks invited people from around the world to take “A glimpse into the future” of medical testing as part of Pint of Science…

One year on: Supporting the response to COVID-19

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We have rallied, alongside our collaborators, to help the worldwide response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below we highlight some of our key activities over the last 12 months as we…

Celebrating International Clinical Trial’s Day in the North East and North Cumbria

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Thursday 20th May marks International Clinical Trial’s Day. The day celebrates the anniversary of the first clinical trial by James Lind in 1747 into the causes of scurvy on…

Enhancing the analysis of diagnostic accuracy studies

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Our PhD student with the Population Health Sciences Institute and School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at Newcastle University has compared statistical methods…

Meet the MIC methodologist: Tim Hicks

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Tim joined the NIHR Newcastle In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative (NIHR Newcastle MIC) in April 2020. He divides his time between working with ourselves and Northern Medical Physics and Clinical…

Pint of Science Festival 2021

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Pint of Science is a worldwide science festival which began in 2013 and brings researchers to your local pub/cafe/space to share their scientific discoveries.

This year they will broadcast nearly…

The Secret Life of a Hospital

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International Clinical Trials Day is held in May. The day celebrates the anniversary of the first clinical trial by James Lind in 1747 into the causes of scurvy on…

PhD Studentship – Can AI enhance the ambulance care of suspected stroke patients?

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The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North East North Cumbria is offering a three year full time doctoral fellowship hosted by ourselves and the Newcastle University Stroke…

Exploring COVID-19 testing in English care homes

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Led by the NIHR London In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative, we have analysed the views of care home staff and identified opportunities for refining COVID-19 testing in care homes.

In the…