Improving Health through Research


The Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit (NMAHP RU) is a multidisciplinary national research unit, funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorate Chief Scientist Office (CSO). It has academic bases within Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Stirling.

Latest News

Scottish NMAHP research awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 awards for Scottish based nurse, midwife and allied health professional researchers is now open for nominations. Closing date is 3 July 2017.

The Gordon Aikman Scholarship Scheme - a commemoration of the Scottish campaigner for Motor Neurone Disease.

A new scholarship scheme to fund improvements in motor neurone disease (MND) care is to be set up by the Scottish Government in partnership with MND Scotland in honour of Scottish campaigner, Gordon Aikman.

Christine Hazelton awarded Magnus Magnusson Award

Congratulations to Christine Hazelton who was presented with the Merchants House Magnusson Award at a ceremony held at Glasgow Caledonian University on 6 May, which marked 10 years of the awards.

Commemorative Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry Scholarship Scheme - Second Round of Awards

The Vale of Leven Scholarship Scheme, launched in November 2016 by the Scottish Government’s Chief Nursing Office, was designed to specifically focus on improvements to patient care in line with the findings of the Vale of Leven Hospital (VOLH) Inquiry (The Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry Report 2014,