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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Would you like some expert feedback on your research funding proposal? 

The RDS SE pre-submission panel mimics an NIHR funding panel. It reviews proposals before they are sent to the funder,…

3rd RDS/INVOLVE Partnership PPI Event: Co-producing research – how do we do it?

#How2CoPro 5 July 2018, Room H2.5, Second floor Hunter Wing St George’s, University of London Together with INVOLVE, RDS SE are running this…

NIHR RDS SE June e-bulletin: SE research success, new NIHR funding, PPIE events..

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

NIHR RDS SE May e-bulletin – good news for SE researchers!

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

Latest NIHR RDS SE newsletter now online!

We are very pleased to announce that the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded us a further five years…

New five-year NIHR contract for Research Design Service South East

We are very pleased to announce that the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded us a further five…