Welcome to the Scottish Infection Research Network (SIRN)

Welcome to the Scottish Infection Research Network (SIRN)

Funded by the Scottish Government and established to improve the quality and quantity of research into healthcare-related infections in Scotland.




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In the coming months, SIRN intends to launch a call for applications for appropriate (HAI research-related) Masters Studentship awards.

SIRN is on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/ScottishInfectionResearchNetwork), and Twitter (sirn01) so sign up now for information as it becomes available.


Michael G Head; Joseph R Fitchett; Mary K Cooke; Fatima B Wurie; Rifat Atun.
Differences in research funding for women scientists: a systematic comparison of UK investments in global infectious disease research during 1997–2010
BMJ Open 2013;3:e003362 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003362


Michael G. Head; Joseph R. Fitchett; Mary K. Cooke; Fatima B. Wurie; Rifat Atun; Andrew C. Hayward; Alison Holmes; Alan P. Johnson; Neil Woodford.
Systematic analysis of funding awarded for antimicrobial resistance research to institutions in the UK, 1997–2010.
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2013; doi: 10.1093/jac/dkt349


SIRN Seminar Sponsorship Funding

The SIRN Seminar Sponsorship Fund aims to promote talks on HAI-related topics in departmental seminar programmes throughout Scotland. A maximum of £200 per event is available for use towards expenses for invited speakers, and refreshments.  All claims will be paid retrospectively and must be supported by receipts.

Topics should be relevant to the aim of SIRN “to contribute towards the prevention and control of Healthcare-Associated Infections”.

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