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**Please note - Christmas period**
To accomodate the Christmas break, we encourage applicants submitting in January to contact RDS London by no later than Monday 8th December. Please consider this when submitting an online request for support, as during this period we will require additional time to review any requests. 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.



RT @NIHRINVOLVE: #INVOLVE2014 sessions 3 about to start. Choice of 9 sessions including presentations, discussions & workshops

27 November

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