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From well-equipped cohort to future research leaders: Preparing the next generation palliative care researchers

In light of the ever-ageing palliative care work-force, including research, a critical question relates to the development of research capacity. There is an urgent need to consider how we prepare the next generation researchers (Philip Larkin et al., 2016). Joni … Continue reading

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Translating research into clinical practice: Thoughts on winning an EAPC Early Researcher Award

On 9 May at the 14th EAPC World Congress in Copenhagen, Dr Julie Kinley, Nurse Consultant for Care Homes, St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK, received second prize in the 2015 European Association for Palliative Care Early Researcher Award. Here, she … Continue reading

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A PhD in Palliative Care? Why would you want to do that?

Dr Catherine Walshe, Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care and Director of the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK Why would anyone want to embark on a three-year (or more) PhD process involving serious amounts of soul-searching, … Continue reading

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