The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funds the Research Design Service 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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What’s new? Find out in our RDS SE April bulletin!

NIHR Research Design Service South East April e-bulletin. New Fellowship opportunities, funding calls and much more!

March RDS SE e-bulletin. Don’t miss our events coming up soon!

NIHR Research Design Service South East March e-bulletin funding, news, events and more…

Our RDS SE events 2019: Book now to secure your place!

Research Journey Lunchtime Seminar, 5 June, 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm, University of Brighton, BE208, Bevendean House,  Falmer Campus Are you…

Co-producing research: How do we share power?#How2CoPro

10am-3.30pm, Tuesday 12 March 2019, Kingston University and St George’s University of London Last year’s  #How2CoPro event such a success that we…

Including PPI in funding applications – new online course

The NIHR has launched a new co-produced interactive online course for public reviewers, researchers and research managers to help boost…

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) and Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) half day information event hosted by RDS SE

Booking now open! Wed 8 May 2019, Royal College of Anaesthetists, London  (approx. 1- 4.30pm – tbc) A FREE half…