May 8th 2017: NIHR funding opportunities restriction

As part of the NIHR, RDS NE is under temporary restrictions regarding promoting NIHR funding opportunities during the pre-election period

March 23rd 2017: NIHR streamlined application process announcement

The NIHR will be launching a streamlined application process for researchers applying for funding. In response to wide user feedback, and as part of the NIHR’s continuous improvement culture, the NIHR are making applying for funding as simple as possible whilst retaining a commitment to research excellence. For further information please see theĀ news item

February 28th 2017: NIHR theme Older People with Complex Health Needs

In 2017 the NIHR theme is Older People with Complex Health Needs. In mid-2017 the NIHR are expected to announce a highlight notice opening calls across all programmes. Researchers are encouraged to start planning potential applications.

January 9th 2017: New member of the Statistics team

The team are delighted to welcome Medical Statistician Theophile Bigirumurame to the team. Theophile will be working closely with Adetayo Kasim, and others, to support clients in the region.