About this event

The NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) is offered this online event aimed at those who want to develop and submit a research funding application to one of the NIHR funding programmes.

The event provided information on:

Event programme

10.00 am - Welcome and introduction - Professor Mark Gabbay, Associate Director, Research Design Service North West (RDS NW).

10.10 am - Targeting the right NIHR funding stream - Dr Steven Lane, Adviser, RDS NW.

10.35 am - Applying for NIHR funding, the experience of a successful NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) applicant - Dr Kathryn Scott, Senior Grant Writer, University of Liverpool.

10.50 am - Patient and Public Involvement (PPI), the experience of a successful PGfAR applicant - Mrs Lynn Hedgecoe, Public co-applicant.

11.05 am - Questions and answer session with the presenters.

11.15 am - Break.

11.30 am - The Research Design Service (RDS) Public involvement Funds (PIF) - Dr Stuart Oultram, Specialist Public Involvement adviser, RDS NW.

11.40 am - How can the Research Design Service help you with your application - Dr Kenny Finlayson, Adviser, RDS NW.

11.50 am - Other support available:

Clinical Trials Units - Ben Hardwick, Supervising Trials Manager, Liverpool Clinical Trials Centre, University of Liverpool

NHS R&D - Stacey Carruthers, SPARK.

NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) - Gavin Soady, Industry Operations Manager, CRN North West Coast (CRN NWC) and Katherine Jopson, Study Support Service Lead, CRN NWC

12.15 pm - Summary and final questions.

12.30 pm - End of session.

Download a PDF version of the programme here.