BUPA FOUNDATION 2012 PRIZES

Thursday, 24 May 2012

The BUPA Foundation 2012 prizes are now open for applications.

BUPA FOUNDATION 2012 PRIZES

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£60,000 will be allocated for completed research and/or development that has been conducted over the past three years into each of the four Research themes:

 

  1. Healthy lives prize 
    Enabling sustained behaviour changes on physical activity and/or nutrition amongst children, families or in the workplace.
  2. Patients as partners prize 
    Utilising or developing shared-decision making tools for better patient decisions for use amongst disadvantaged or diverse groups.
  3. Vitality for life prize 
    Promoting and encouraging healthy ageing through physical activity and other behaviour-based and social solutions for the older age group (65+ years).
  4. Technology for healthy outcomes prize 
    Using new technologies to cheaply and effectively organise and interpret health outcomes data - for better design of community health activities and to improve patient decision making.

 

Each award is £15,000. This is divided into two parts: £5,000 will be paid direct to the individual or team members and £10,000 will be for use to further the award winner's project. 

 

The awards are open to clinicians, researchers and health care professionals who are UK residents only.  Only completed projects are eligible for submission.

 

Closing date: 29 June 2012. 

 

For further information see website:  http://www.bupafoundation.co.uk/Annual+Prizes/Annual-prizes

 



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