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/INVOLVE Partnership event 19 June – view presentations

Research Design Service South East and INVOLVE held a successful event ‘Patient and public Involvement in research: Examples of the…

Vacancy at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – Lead for Service User and Carer Involvement

The Trust are seeking to appoint a band 7 Lead for Service User and Carer Involvement for up to 3…

New NIHR RfPB Director appointed. Competition 33 closes 19/7/17

The NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme has appointed Professor Sue Ziebland from the University of Oxford, as RfPB…

Booking now! Introduction to RDS & NIHR support, 27 June, Uni of Surrey

10.15am – 2.00pm, Tuesday 27 June 2017, University of Surrey – Oak Suite 1 & 2 A FREE workshop suitable…

RDS SE June 2017 e-bulletin

NIHR and RDS news, events and opportunities in our latest RDS SE e-bulletin. Find out what’s new in health and…

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…