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Register Now! RDS SE/INVOLVE 2nd Partnership event, 19 June, London

10.30 am – 3.15 pm, 19 June,  Frank-Wilkins building, Kings College London, Waterloo Campus, (Rooms 1.11 & 1.13) Our 2nd  RDS SE/INVOLVE…

Speakers announced for CRN KSS conference

NIHR CRN KSS Annual Conference 2017 21 June 2017, Brighton Confirmed speakers so far: Dr Kate Jones – Chief Operating Officer,…

NEW summer schools in statistics at UCL

Centre for Applied Statistics Courses (CASC) Statistics and Regressions with R – 7-11 August – £1800 An unforgettable five-day summer school…

NEW! Upcoming events

Don’t miss our RDS SE drop-in clinics! The following drop in clinics/ events are scheduled for the coming months: 22…

RDS SE May 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.

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…