All future events

  • NIHR Research Programmes: Obtaining NIHR Funding and the Application Process
    24 Jan 2017 - Liverpool

    The NIHR is running a free event to help you submit applications.

    The event will;

    • Provide an overview of the NIHR and its research programmes
    • Make researchers aware of the funding application process
    • Provide hints and tips on how to make a successful application
    • Highlight the support available to you within the NIHR
    • Highlight the importance of considering Patient and Public Involvement (PPI), and submitting a financial cost breakdown
    • Give you an opportunity to discuss individual project ideas with NIHR advisers

    The day will have a particular focus on the following NIHR programmes:

    • Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme
    • Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme
    • Public Health Research (PHR) Programme

    A Chief Investigator will also present a case study of the ‘Life cycle of a research idea’; highlighting the story of a research project they have been involved in.

    View the Event Flyer here.

    View the Programme for the event here (external link).


    Improving the health and wealth of the nation through research

  • From research idea to funding application - putting your grant proposal together support event
    14 Feb 2017 - Liverpool

    This RDS NW event is for health and social care professionals and researchers in the North West of England who want to develop and submit an application to NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) or another NIHR research funding stream.

    Attending the event will help to make your application stronger and increase your chance of getting your research idea funded.

    This is a free event and lunch is provided.

    A programme will be available shortly.

  • Improving the quality of efficacy and mechanisms evaluation (EME) studies: A collaborative workshop for clinicians and methodologists
    23 Mar 2017 - Manchester

    The aim of the workshop is to bring together statisticians, clinicians and methodologists to discuss ways to improve the design and analysis of efficacy and mechanisms evaluation (EME) studies.

    There will be opportunity for discussion with experts in EME methods.

    Programme and speakers include:

    • Overview of aims and objectives of the NIHR/MRC EME board, Louise Brown (MRC CTU) & Carrol Gamble (University of Liverpool)
    • Practical examples of EME studies, Tom Palmer (Lancaster University) & Richard Emsley (University of Manchester)
    • Statistical methods for EME studies, Sabine Landau (King’s College London), Ian White (MRC CTU) & Jonathan Cook (University of Oxford)

  • 2017 Annual NHS R&D Forum
    15 May 2017 - Manchester

    The 2017 NHS R&D Forum is being held in association with the Health Research Authority.  It is a event for the health and care research management, support and leadership workforce.  This year’s theme is “Adding Value Together.”