As part of the Trust commitment to supporting research, we are looking to establish a number of beacons of excellence. The Trust has an especial track record in a number of areas (see below), from whence our centres of excellence will emerge.
  • eating disorders
  • dementia and neuro-degenerative disease (including Huntington’s Disease)
  • learning disabilities

Research Envoys

As part of efforts to continue to improve the research culture of the Trust, our annual “Research Envoy” scheme comprises:

  • 20 day internship over 6 months

The internship comprises:

  • 5 educational days
  • 10 days of placement – shadowing research staff
  • 4 days self-directed study – for own project & learning
  • 1 day project presentation and graduation
  • Monthly mentoring by experienced research professional
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