• Save-the-date - Developing funding proposals in applied health and social care: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit programme
    28 Jun 2018, Manchester

    This NIHR Research Design Service North West (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 NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB).

    Attending the event will help to make your application stronger and increase your chance of getting your research idea funded.

    This is a free event.

    Save-the-date, further details and registration available soon.

  • Research Design Service: Residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat
    10 Sep 2018, Canterbury

    Do you have a great idea for research in health, social care or public health?

    Would you or your team benefit from protected time and expert support to develop your idea into a competitive funding application?

    The NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) is offering a unique opportunity for health, social care and public health professionals across England to attend a three-day residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat (GDWR) in September 2018.

    The purpose of the Retreat is to give busy professionals dedicated time to rapidly progress their research proposal.

    Applications are invited from individuals or teams of two or three people, at least one of whom must be a health, social care or public health professional working in England. Successful applicants will be offered a free place at the retreat which will include food and accommodation*.

    If you think your research team would benefit from protected time and expert support, you can apply to attend the Retreat by downloading and submitting the application form here.

    The deadline for submission of this form is 12noon, Wednesday 6 June 2018.

    When completed, send this form to the NIHR Research Design Service North West at rds-nw@lancaster.ac.uk.

    For further information including:

    • more about the event
    • activities taking place at the event
    • term and conditions
    • application assessment criteria
    • FAQs

    Please visit the  GWDR pages on the RDS website here.

    *excludes travel to/from Canterbury