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1 November, 2021

Upcoming workshop - 17th November 2021 : Help shape research in vaccines and immunisation

The NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Vaccines and Immunisation would like to invite members of the public and healthcare professionals to join an online workshop on the 17th November 2021...

15 September, 2021

New Preprint - Localising Vaccination Services: Qualitative Insights on an Orthodox Jewish Collaboration with Public health during the UK coronavirus Vaccine Programme

Our MedRxiv preprint explores how #PublicHealth services can collaborate with community health groups to 'localise' #COVID19 #vaccination & co-deliver services. This approach offers benefits...

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16 July, 2021

People with learning disabilities “extremely vulnerable” to the effects of COVID-19

People with learning disabilities with COVID-19 are five times more likely to be admitted to hospital and eight times more likely to die compared with the general population of England, according...

31 May, 2021

Social media conversations and attitudes in the UK towards COVID-19

Produced by colleagues at the Vaccine Confidence Project, these media monitoring reports provide insights on key topics of conversation around coronavirus in the UK with a focus on five preventive...

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20 May, 2021

How do we assess relative risk and benefit of COVID-19 vaccination?

On Thursday 20th May 2021 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm BST, the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Vaccines and Immunisation is hosting a virtual open science event to share some of our timely...

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3 May, 2021

PhD Studentship Opportunity: Examining the public and health system interface

Interested in the perspectives of service users on access to vaccination? Do you have a strong interest in qualitative research methodologies, good understanding of epidemiology, and experience of...

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27 April, 2021

LSHTM Webinar on disabled people in the UK and the impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed our lives over the last year. Certain groups are affected more than others, both in terms of risk of death and serious illness and as a consequence...

8 February, 2021

Survey: Frontline health or social care workers in the UK

Are you a frontline health or social care worker in the UK?

We would like to hear about your COVID-19 vaccine views and experiences in our 10-minute survey.

Please click this link for more...

6 October, 2020

Virtual Café Discussion: Experiences of vaccinating your child during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Virtual Café Discussion: Experiences of vaccinating your child during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Immunisation, a research partnership...

11 August, 2020

Immunisation PhD Opportunities - Deadline: 31 August 2020

Within the Immunisation HPRU, funding is available for three 3-year full-time PhD studentships to start in January or April 2021. 

The successful candidates will conduct research in a range...