Research Design Service: East Midlands
National Institute for Health Research
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RDSEM RfPB and AMRC Funder focus seminar - Loughborough

  Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017 | Events/Workshops

Date: 7 Nov, 10:00am - 12:00noon
Venue: Holywell Park, Ashby Rd, Loughborough LE11 3GR
Booking: Event is free, book yourself a place

Programme:

  • Research for Patient Benefit opportunities and new directions
    Neil Coulson, the new RfPB panel chair in the East Midlands, will be giving an overview of the funding stream, illustrating changes that the new programme director Sue Ziebland wants to make, and his views on the East Midlands panel and how he would like to steer research in our region.
  • Association for Medical Research Charities (live streamed)
    Did you know that AMRC members funded over £1.6 billion of medical research across the UK in 2016, the biggest proportion of public funding, compared to £1.04 billion from NIHR and £0.93 billion from the Medical Research Council? This talk will give you insights into the association and show you what criteria the funders are looking for in grant applications.
  • Q&A panel
    This session will be comprised of seasoned researchers, funder representatives and lay people. It's your chance to make use of the expertise in the room and ask your questions!