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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.

NIHR Research


.@NIHR_trainees will be hosting the next webinar 'An Introduction to Mentorship' at 2pm on 22 Sept - sign up here: https://t.co/UQ9xfpBCgo

19 September

Register now for our NIHR Fellowships Information Afternoon in September
Register now for our NIHR Fellowships Information Afternoon in September
RDS London and the NIHR Trainees Co-ordinating Centre (TCC) will be holding an information event on the 27th of September for people intending to apply for the NIHR Fellowship Programme.
PPI Workshop June 2016
PPI Workshop June 2016
RDS London and BRC are holding a Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Workshops to help you develop PPI within your research proposal

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