All future events

  • Developing proposals for Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) - A support programme for applicants
    3 Sep 2014 - Manchester

    This event is now full.

    Are you planning to submit a RfPB grant application in January 2015?

    Do you want advice from experts on topics such as research methods, patient and public involvement and costings?

    RDS NW is providing a programme to support people applying to the RfPB programme for research funding.

    For those planning to submit  an RfPB proposal in the 26th funding round (final submission deadline to be confirmed) we will provide a facilitated support programme for applicants involving three half-day meetings, individual advice, mutual feedback and referral to experts where needed. The aim is to maximise your chances of success in securing RfPB funding and to ensure your project is robust, well designed and properly supported.

    A series of three meetings.  Participants are expected to attend all three.


  • The seventh international disability studies conference
    9 Sep 2014 - Lancaster

    The Lancaster disability studies conferences have brought together researchers, practitioners, policy makers and activists from around the world, to share and debate research, ideas and developments in disability studies.


  • Improving Health By Improving Trials
    15 Sep 2014 - Manchester

    The North West Clinical Trials Collaborative is delivering this on-campus course.

    This course has been developed by leading clinical trialists and trial methodologists across the North West.


  • NHS R&D Conference: Lets Talk Research
    24 Sep 2014 - Bolton

    This major regional conference will provide health and social care professionals with an opportunity to increase their understanding of the research landscape within the North West, hear from some of our leading researchers and share best practice in cultivating cultures of research and innovation in clinical teams.


  • NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) Showcase
    26 Sep 2014 - Oxford

    The second SPCR showcase will take place on 26 September, 2014, in Oxford and aims to highlight key primary care research from across the eight member departments at the universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Keele, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton and UCL.


  • Enteric Hackday 2014: New frontiers in GI healthcare technology development
    8 Oct 2014 - London

    NIHR Enteric HTC is pleased to announce this major event.  A one-day event providing a major networking opportunity for clinicians, industry, patients and healthcare professionals, exploring the unmet needs and brainstorming the upcoming opportunities in gastrointestinal technology development.


  • i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme
    14 Oct 2014 - Henley-on-Thames

    The i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme is designed specifically to help health and medtech researchers maximise their chances of success when applying for funding and investment.

    The programme has been developed by i4i, along with experienced medtech industry experts, to equip researchers in industry, academia and the NHS with the skills and knowledge required to put together robust business plans and strong funding applications that will satisfy funding panels, investors and external experts.


  • Getting started in research: moving from thoughts to action
    29 Oct 2014 - Manchester

    For healthcare professionals working in the NHS it can be challenging to identify the options and opportunities available to increase your research skills and expertise. This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to explore some of the options and, as importantly, utilise a range of exercises to move you from thinking about getting started in research to developing a tangible course of action to make this a reality.


  • i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme
    11 Nov 2014 - Henley-on-Thames

    The i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme is designed specifically to help health and medtech researchers maximise their chances of success when applying for funding and investment.

    The programme has been developed by i4i, along with experienced medtech industry experts, to equip researchers in industry, academia and the NHS with the skills and knowledge required to put together robust business plans and strong funding applications that will satisfy funding panels, investors and external experts.


  • INVOLVE conference
    26 Nov 2014 - Birmingham

    The Conference will bring together members of the public, service users, researchers, research commissioners and representatives of voluntary sector organisations, who share a common interest in public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research.