The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funds the Research Design Service (RDS) to provide research design and methodological support to health and social care researchers across England to develop grant applications to the NIHR and other national peer reviewed funding programmes. Advice is confidential and free of charge.

HOW WE CAN HELP

If you have a research question you would like to turn into a fully developed funding proposal, we can help.

JOIN OUR STARTING RESEARCH EVENT

22 Sep 2022 – An event for anyone starting out in research. Find out more on EventBrite.

WHO ARE THE RDS?

WHAT DO I GET OUT OF IT?

The support you receive will be tailored to your needs. It may be one-to-one advice, a meeting with the RDS team or guidance towards other sources of support.