About this event

The event included a presentation from a successful first-grant applicant, an overview of RDS support, and guidance on fundamental aspects of the design of a funding proposal including Public Involvement.

Event programme

9.30am - Welcome and introduction - Professor Andy Vail, Associate Director, Research Design Service North West

9.35am - An overview of Research Design Service support - Dr Martin Eden, Adviser, RDS NW

9.45am - Applying for your first project grant, a successful story - Dr Lora Capobianco, University of Manchester

10.10am - RDS NW support - Public Involvement fund - Dr Stuart Oultram, Specialist Public Involvement Adviser, RDS NW

10.20am - Questions

10.30am - How to develop your research question - Dr Sarah Peters, Adviser, RDS NW

11.00am - Break

11.15am - Building a dream research team - Dr Fiona Ulph, Adviser, RDS NW

11.45am - Social Care Research - Dr Paul Clarkson, Specialist Social Care Adviser, RDS NW

11.55am - NHS Trust Research and Development support - Alison Robinson, Senior Research and Innovation Manager, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

12.05pm - NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) support - Seonaid Beddows, Study Support Service Lead, CRN Greater Manchester

12.15pm - Questions

Download a PDF version of the programme here.