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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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…

February NIHR RDS SE e-bulletin. Don’t miss our Programme Grants/RfPB Funding event 8/5/19! 

NIHR Research Design Service South East February e-bulletin, has news  of funding, events and more, for health and social care…

New NIHR blog post from Professor Chris Whitty on the NIHR Academy

New NIHR blog post from NIHR lead and Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department of Health and Social Care, Professor…

NIHR RDS SE January e-Bulletin – new RDS SE events, NIHR funding calls and lots more!

NIHR Research Design Service South East January bulletin, has news  of funding, events and more, for health and social care researchers…