Supporting researchers at all stages of preparing grant applications, Research Design Service (RDS) East Midlands (EM) provides support to those preparing research proposals for submission to peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research.
RDS EM is part of a network of regional support services funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). It forms a key part of the research infrastructure and provides advice and guidance free of charge through consultation with experts and use of online resources. Please see our Charter for details of the advice we can provide. Upon receipt of your request, we will allocate an adviser to liaise with your team.
NIHR 2017 theme is older people with complex health needs
The Researcher, Theme: Maintaining momentum! online magazine for health researchers by health reseachers about what it's like to be one!
Check out our new blog category 'design tips', this month featuring 'elevator pitches'
RDS Newsletter - Spring 2017 read more »
Article: A framework for public involvement at the design stage of NHS health and social care research: time to develop ethically conscious standards read more »
Co-producing public involvement training with members of the public and research organisations in the East Midlands: creating, delivering and evaluating the lay assessor training programme read more »