We provide advice in a number of core areas including advice on finding appropriate funding, finding collaborators and advice on structuring and writing proposals. Below you will find specific examples of our advisers’ methods/advice expertise. This is not an exclusive list.

For information on how we provide you with advice see our how our advice service works page and/or watch the how we advise short video.

 

A

Action research

Ageing

Analytical strategies

Anthropological approaches

Applied bioethics and medical ethics

Applied health service research

Assessment of treatment outcomes

B

Biomedicalisation

C

Chronic disease

Clinical communication

Cluster-randomised trials

Cohort studies

Comparative case studies

Complex interventions

Consensus methods, e.g. Delphi

Cost-effectiveness analysis of pharmaceuticals

D

Data analysis

Dataset management

Dialogic analysis

Disability and long term conditions

E

Econometrics

Economic determinants of health

Efficiency measurement

Epidemiology

Epilepsy

Equality and diversity

Ethical issues in study design

Ethnographic research

Ethnography

Evaluation of NHS services

F

Family research

Feasibility issues

Feasibility studies

Finding collaborators

Focus groups

Formulating a research question

Funding sources

G

Grant writing – watch the video on our expertise

Grounded theory

Guideline development

H

Healthcare regulation

Health Economics – watch the video on our expertise

Health informatics

Health Psychology – watch the video on our expertise

Health services and delivery research

Health technology assessment

I

Interviews

Impact of innovations

Implementation methods

Implementation research

K

Knowledge translation

L

Literature reviews

M

Maternity research

Medicalisation

Medically unexplained symptoms

Medication adherence research

Mental health research

Meta-analysis

Methods of health technology appraisal

Mixed Methods – watch the video on our expertise

Modelling studies

N

Narrative interviewing

Nested qualitative studies within RCTS

Non-participant observation

O

Obesity

Observer performance

P

Palliative care

Participative research

Patient and Public Involvement – watch the video on our expertise

Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS)

Performance monitoring

Personalised dosing algorithms

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacogenetics studies

Pharmacokinetics

Phenomenological research

Philosophy of natural sciences

Philosophy of social sciences

Pilot studies

Policy evaluation

Power calculations

Practicality and feasibility of research

Primary care database research (CPRD)

Primary care research

Productivity measurement

Psychology research

Public health research

Q

Qualitative meta-synthesis

Qualitative methods – watch the video on our expertise

Quantitative methods – watch the video on our expertise

Questionnaire-based studies

Questionnaire design

R

Randomised controlled trials

Realist evaluation and synthesis

Recruitment and conduct of clinical trials

Rehabilitation research

Research management

Research protocol and design

Research with children/young people

S

Sample size calculation

Service evaluation

Social care research

Statistics

Study design

Supportive care

Survey design

Systematic reviews

T

Thematic analysis

Trial-based economic evaluation

U

Use of routine data

W

Work and health

 

This list was up-to-date at time of publishing (2017-03-30). We try to keep it updated but on occasion it may not be up-to-date.