The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funds the Research Design Service (RDS) to provide research design and methodological support to health and social care researchers across England to develop grant applications to the NIHR and other national peer reviewed funding programmes. Advice is confidential and free of charge.

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RDS SE Drop in clinics

Come along and speak to a Research Adviser about your project, no matter how far along or early on. 28th…

2017 Nursing Times Award for Clinical Research Nursing

The NIHR CRN-sponsored 27th Nursing Times ‘Clinical Research Nursing’ award is now open for nominations. These are the most respected and relevant awards…

The NIHR encourages you to “get digital”!

The NIHR Let’s Get Digital Competition has launched. The competition is designed to recognise those people involved in NIHR research…

What can NIHR do for you? event hosted by BSMS 28/4/17

 28 April 2017, Bramber House, University of Sussex A day long FREE event  hosted by Brighton and Sussex Medical School…

RDS SE Pre-Submission Panel dates

If you are in the late stages of developing a funding application please speak to your RDS Adviser to find…

RDS SE April 2017 e-bulletin

NIHR and RDS news in our latest RDS SE e-bulletin. Find out what’s new in health and social care research.