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*Christmas closure*

Please note, RDS London will close at 5pm on 19th December 2014 for the Christmas break and will open again on 5th January 2015During this period, we cannot guarantee a response to any queries and will only be accepting ‘request for support’ forms with a targeted submission deadline of February 2015 onwards. Many thanks.

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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18 December

PPI Workshop January 2015
PPI Workshop January 2015
RDS London and BRC are holding a Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Workshop to help you develop PPI within your research proposal
RDS London newsletter - Issue 15, Autumn 2014
RDS London newsletter - Issue 15, Autumn 2014
Diagnosing success
Proposed research areas for HTA commissioned calls
Proposed research areas for HTA commissioned calls
Proposed research areas for HTA commissioned calls

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