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.

ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO GRANT APPLICATIONS

If you have an idea for a health or social care research proposal but require help with writing a grant application, join us in March for the EGGA masterclass.

WHO ARE THE RDS?

LOOKING FOR COLLABORATORS IN SOCIAL CARE RESEARCH?

Our Social Care Research Directory lists a number of contacts interested in social care research. Check to see if anyone has an interest similar to yours.