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The Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Saltire Foundation  are delighted to announce funding for the ‘RSE Saltire Fellow’ on 2013-2014 Saltire Fellowship.  This opportunity is available for outstanding individuals who wish to lead Scotland’s innovative companies. 

The 2013-14 Saltire Fellowship is a better, faster, cheaper option to an MBA or equivalent executive education, with international prestige and networks.

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YAS members are reminded that they are eligible to apply for funding through the RSE, across a number of schemes. This includes the RSE's Travel Assistance Awards, for example. Alan Gow received an award earlier this year, allowing him to participate in a conference in South Africa (see below). For more information about what you can now apply for, check the RSE website.

Report on a Travel Assistance Award

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CSO funding success for Health & Wellbeing group members

Dr Karen Lorimer has been awarded Chief Scientist Office (CSO) funding (£159,130) for an 18 month qualitative project entitled 'Men, Masculinities Deprivation and Sexual Health'. The project aims to:  explore how prevailing constructions of masculinity in the most socio-economically deprived areas of Scotland are related to sexual health attitudes and behaviours in adult heterosexual men; examine whether/how these are related to adverse sexual, physical or mental health consequences for men, their female sexual partners, and other women; and use the findings to develop interventions to improve sexual health for those in areas of high deprivation. Men and women, aged 18-40 years, residing in areas of high deprivation across Scotland, will be recruited to focus groups and individual interviews.

Karen leads a team, including Dr Lisa McDaid (MRC SPHSU), Prof Kate Hunt (MRC SPHSU), Dr Lesley McMillan (GCU), Dr Rosie Ilett (Sandyford, NHS GG&C) and Dona Milne (NHS Lothian).  Chris O'Sullivan is part of the Project Advisory Group, offering his insights and expertise, making this a success for the Working Group on Health and Wellbeing. 

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