RDS NW Newsletter – issue 15, Summer 2019

Welcome to our redesigned newsletter. In this issue: Success: Pre-submission Review Panels, Barriers to research in the NHS, Public Involvement news, Big Data, New NIHR Applied Research Collaborations in NW, Our new adviser: Georgios Gkountouras, Welcome from the RDS National Office, Funding focus, #nhswonderwoman, Latest RDS Blog – Getting stuck...

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NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) social care funding roadshow events

Events being run during September and October 2019 around the country – 8 October 2019 in Manchester. The NIHR will be investing in future social care research with annual funding calls via the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme.  The next call is planned to launch in September and will follow...

RDS NW August 2019 e-bulletin

RDS NW August 2019 e-bulletin

In this issue: Call for Public Reviewers for RDS NW Pre-submission Review Panels, New NIHR Website and NIHRtv, How to be a good Chief Investigator, Health Research Authority: New Participant Identification Centres model agreements, Events, funding opportunities and approaching funding deadlines. Download the August 2019 e-bulletin here.

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Call for Public Reviewers for the Research Design Service North West pre-submission review panel for NIHR funded grants

Find out more about becoming a public reviewer on the Research Design Service North West’s pre-submission review panels. What is the Research Design Service? The Research Design Service (RDS) provides advice to researchers focusing on health and social care research. Researchers can obtain support on: formulating research questions e.g.: literature...

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RDS NW Developing Funding Proposals in Applied Health & Social Care: NIHR Funding Programmes event

30 October 2019, Burnley. 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 National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding programmes. This is a free event. Please see the event page...

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