RDS NW developing funding proposals in applied health and social care: NIHR research funding opportunities

Date and time: 11 March 2021 , 10.00 am to 12.20 pm

NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) is offering this online event for health and social care professionals and researchers who want to develop and submit an application to one of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding programme.

About the event

The event will provide information on:

  • how the Research Design Service can help you to develop a proposal for NIHR funding
  • an introduction to NIHR funding opportunities
  • the importance of public involvement in research
  • stories from successful applicants.

Event programme

10.00am – Welcome and introduction to RDS NW: Professor Mark Gabbay, Associate Director, RDS NW

10.10am – Views from successful applicant: Professor Nefyn H Williams, University of Liverpool

10.35am – Public Involvement experience: Terry Comerford

10.50am – Questions

11.00am – RDS NW support – Public Involvement fund: Dr Stuart Oultram, Specialist Public Involvement Adviser, RDS NW

11.15am – Break

11.25am – An overview of RDS NW – How you will receive advice: Pam Clarke, Adviser, RDS NW

11.40am – Targeting the right funding stream: Dr Steven Lane, Adviser, RDS NW

11.55am – Network support

12.10pm – Questions – please use chat facility

12.20pm – End of morning session

You can download a PDF of the programme here.

Informal drop-in sessions

If you would like an initial informal chat with an RDS NW adviser we are offering drop-in sessions after the event, from 1.30pm.

Please indicate on the registration form whether you would like a slot, and we will contact you to arrange a time.


To attend this online event, please register here (external link).