The National Institute for Health 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.

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NEXT EVENT: Pre-Submission Review Panel

13th March 2019.
Submit your draft grant applications by 4th March to be reviewed on the 13th by a mock funding panel.

HOW WE CAN HELP

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

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.