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.

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WHO ARE THE RDS?

APPLYING FOR A FELLOWSHIP?

If you are thinking about applying for an NIHR fellowship, come to our Fellowship Application Day for top tips on strengthening your application.