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NIHR Free Information Event – Registration Open Now!

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The NIHR is running a free event to help you submit applications. The “NIHR Research Programmes: Obtaining NIHR Funding and the Application Process” event, hosted by the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) and the NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) , is to be held on 24 January 2016 in Liverpool.

The event will

  • Provide an overview of the NIHR and its research programmes
  • Make researchers aware of the funding application process
  • Provide hints and tips on how to make a successful application
  • Highlight the support available to you within the NIHR
  • Highlight the importance of considering Patient and Public Involvement (PPI), and submitting a financial cost breakdown
  • Give you an opportunity to discuss individual project ideas with NIHR advisers

The day will have a particular focus on the following NIHR programmes:

  • Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme
  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme
  • Public Health Research (PHR) Programme

A Chief Investigator will also present a case study of the ‘Life cycle of a research idea’; highlighting the story of a research project they have been involved in.

For more information on this event and to register please visit the event webpage here.


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