Research design links and resources
|Public Involvement in Social Care Research
||Commissioned by the NIHR, this report from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) identifies good practice in user, carer and public involvement in social care research, explores differences between involvement in healthcare and in social care research, and highlights opportunities for further work.
||20 July, 2021|
|NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination releases new guidance for payment for Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement
||This guidance has been compiled for a wide audience, but in particular it will be of value to: researchers who need to cost public involvement activities at any stage of the research process, anyone in a professional role involved in costing public involvement, advising researchers on budgeting for involvement or who has an interest in the topic, public contributors who want to know how their involvement in research is costed, research advisors/ managers who provide guidance to the research community about involvement, commissioners of research who invite funding applications from the research community reviewers and panel members who appraise research projects with costed involvement activities.
||26 April, 2021|
|HRA Podcast series looking at innovative trial design launches
||The Health Research Authority (HRA) has launched a new series of podcasts to explore innovative trial design and delivery - working with the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
||20 April, 2021|
||NIHR Learn offers a range of courses to develop your knowledge of clinical research and support you to do what you do best.
||24 August, 2020|
|Improving health by improving trial resources website
||Aiming to support researchers and trialists to improve trials, this website provides details of training courses, workshops/event and webinars. It also provides access to guidance packs and many other resources.
||24 August, 2020|
|Evidence collection guide for medicinal products to prevent or treat COVID-19
||The NIHR and NICE have developed a guide on clinical evidence generation for developers of medicinal products for COVID-19. The aim is to promote the highest standards possible within the constraints of the pandemic in terms of registration, conduct and reporting of studies, so that research on new treatments can be translated into clinical practice as fast as possible.
||11 June, 2020|
|In a nutshell: how to write a lay summary
||Provided by ELSEVIER this article covers the benefits of writing your research for a general audience. It also describes how to do this.
||26 May, 2020|
|NIHR School for Social Care Research: Methods Reviews
||Provided by the NIHR School for Social Care (SSCR), this website provides a number of reviews of a method and its application to social care research.
||12 May, 2020|
|RDS Blog: Public involvement during a pandemic: how we are supporting researchers
||As we have found in recent weeks, being socially isolated does not mean communities have to stop communicating. A UK-wide team of Research Design Service (RDS) experts and public contributors have put together this advice to help you continue your public involvement and adapt to virtual or remote working during this time.
||12 May, 2020|
|COVID-19 resources and relevant methodological approaches
||Research Design Service North West has worked with RDS colleagues across the country to collate appropriate/relevant methodological approaches for research studies being designed or delivered during the COVID-19, or any pandemic. Find all the resources listed on this web page,
||6 May, 2020|