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11 February 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Heather Smith
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#DigiInventorsChallenge 2019 is now live!

We want to hear from Secondary school pupils that have an idea that uses digital technology to help young people improve their physical activity &/ or mental health. We want our readersto help us spread the word to your colleagues, friends and children.

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DHI shortlisted for 6 Awards

It's a pleasure and an honour to announce that we've beenshortlisted for six out of nine categories at the Digital Health & Care Awards.It's even better to see all the hard work of our team and our partners being recognised by our peers.

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Healthy Ageing Innovation Cluster
DHI are delighted to welcome over 75 delegates to our next Healthy Ageing Innovation Cluster meeting in Glasgow on Wednesday 06 February 2019. Our Cluster now has over 125 members from Industry, academia, the NHS, 3rd Sector and support and innovation organisations.

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DHI Master's funding for 2018/19 has now closed
We've allocated a total of 19 Master’s scholarships between seven Scottish HE Institutions. This isthe highest number granted forthe study of digital health and care during any one year in Scotland.

We will be announcing next year’s Master’s funding by March – watch this space!

FUTUREquipped update
  1. Workstream 2 is complete and included four Student Exposure to Innovation days
  2. Outcomes tobe showcased at a Ministerial Event on26 February at Edinburgh College.
  3. Project shortlisted for the Scottish Life Sciences Awards in the Outstanding Skills Development category. Winner tobe announced on 28 February.
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Scottish Access Collaborativeupdate
Gynaecology and Urology reports are now published.

In January, the SAC team began working with four new NHS specialties: general surgery, breast surgery, dermatology, and vascular surgery stakeholders.

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Congratulations to Heriot-Watt University

On becoming one of 75 EPSRC fundedDoctoral Training Centres, whichwill ensure the next generation of doctoral level students are equipped to tackle research and innovation challenges across the engineering and physical sciences landscape. DHI are pleased to support the Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

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A revolutionary vision to combat growing housing crisis

Tata Steel and the Agile Ageing Alliance (AAA) announce a revolutionary vision of the UK housing market, paving the way for a new breed of homes to populate our ‘Neighbourhoods of the Future’.

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Horizon 2020: UK government underwrite guarantee
TheUK government has underwritten the fundingof Horizon 2020 projects if the UK exits the EU under certain circumstances.

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Pitch@Palace 11.0
Applications for Pitch@Palace 11.0 are now open and havea broad technology theme. It would be fantastic if you could encourage Entrepreneurs in your networks to apply.

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Farewell Facebook

We have now closed our DHI Facebook page.

We would like to thank everyone who has followed us on Facebook for their support and encourage you to follow us onTwitterandLinkedInto ensure you continue to get our latest news and updates.


University of Strathclyde: The Power of Data Science in Health and Social Care

This new online course offers up-to-date upskilling for all, in particular,those in the public/ 3rd sector or supplier organisations within health and social care that needs to quickly understand data and the power of data Science. The course is designed to equip participants to use datain this new world:

  • The value of data science and analytics for improving health and care service design and provision
  • Data Collection, Preparation and Management
  • Data Analytics Methods and Tools and their practical uses
  • Ethics and Information governance considerations (incl. GDPR)
  • How to generate and communicate meaningful insight from analytics

The course consists of of training in practical Data Science skills and aData Science project using real health and social care data.

Course starts 18February2019(6 weekcourse)
Book your place

ISCF Transforming Construction event

Join CSIC and partners on28 February 2019to hear from leaders of the various organisations and initiatives includingInnovate UK; Network Plus; Core Innovation Hub; Active Building Centreto learn about their plans and to understand what support is available to help your organisation capitalise on these opportunities.

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Data Fest 2019

Now in its third year, DataFest will showcase Scotland's leading role in data science and artificial intelligence on the international stage. With over 65 events all across Scotland, DataFest19 offers an unprecedented networking platform where you can interact with local and international talent, industry, academia and data enthusiasts.

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Rural Mental Health Conference

Theme:Tackling Isolation and Fostering Connections
Date & Time:Monday, 12 August 2019 at 0930 - Tuesday, 13 August 2019 at 1430
Venue: Inverness College UHI, Inverness Campus

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