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Victoria Hamer – health research is ‘a total work of art’

Victoria Hamer’s inspiring story of involvement with research is published on the NIHR news webpage. Victoria, who lives in East…

November RDS SE e-bulletin

NIHR and RDS news, events and opportunities for researchers. Find out what’s new in health and social care research in…

New Public Health commissioned calls from NIHR!

NIHR Public Health Research Programme – commissioned calls Closing 14 November 2017: 17/53 – Changing drinking behaviours 17/55 – Promoting…

NIHR Fellowships Programme Round 11 now open!

Applications are now open for doctoral and post-doctoral levels. The fellowships programme offers opportunities at all levels; from PhD through…

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust R&D Clinical Trials event 2017

Save the dates! •          Mon 18 Dec 2017, 11am – 4pm, Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey •          Tue 19 Dec 2017, 11am – 4pm, Wexham Park Hospital, Berks A two-day event open to…

RDS SE October e-bulletin

NIHR and RDS news, events and opportunities for researchers. Find out what’s new in health and social care research in…