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Supporting researchers at all stages of preparing grant applications.

Research Design Service (RDS) London provides support to those preparing research proposals for submission to peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research.

RDS London is part of a network of regional support services funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). They form a key part of the research infrastructure and provide advice and guidance free of charge through consultation with experts and use of online resources.



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PPI Workshop May 2015
PPI Workshop May 2015
Research Design Service London and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust are holding a Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Workshop to help you develop PPI within your research proposal
Fellowship Information Event
Fellowship Information Event
RDS London and NIHR Trainees Co-ordinating Centre (TCC) will be holding a Fellowship Information Event on 18 May 2015
CLAHRC South London Implementation Science Masterclass
CLAHRC South London Implementation Science Masterclass
What is implementation science? How can implementation science methods help make sure health services routinely offer treatment and care that is informed by the most recent research? What is the best way to plan an implementation science project?

  • Formulating research questions
  • Build an appropriate research team
  • Involving patients and the public
  • Designing a study