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NIHR webinar: How nurses can build a career in research

11am, Wednesday 22 February, 2017  A special one hour webinar, specifically for nurses,  exploring opportunities available from the NIHR to…

HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme: workshops for London and South East applicants and managers

14 & 15 March, 2017, London Two workshops will be held: One for prospective ICA applicants to hear more about…

RDS SE February 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….

Clinical Trials: Why we do them, how we do them

Friday 10th February 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 Tuesday 6th June 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 Thursday 5th October, 09:30 – 16:30…

Researchers in Kent, Surrey and Sussex celebrated at first CRN Research Awards

  The Research Awards are a new initiative for the CRN to recognise and thank the hard-working and high-achieving researchers,…

Clinical Research Network KSS Conference

Delivering tomorrow’s clinical research University of Sussex, 21 June 2017 More details and to register visit here