The Research Design Service East Midlands (RDS EM) provides information and support to clinicians and academics who are seeking funding for Health Service Research. As part of this provision we are providing the following seminar in LINCOLN:

Thursday 27th October 2015

12.30 to 3.30 pm

Room MB1003

Minerva Building

Main Administration Building

University of Lincoln Brayford Pool Campus Lincoln LN6 7TS

This seminar will include a series of talks which will describe funding opportunities for research within the NHS and Social Care. There will also be an opportunity to discuss possible research projects with RDS EM Funding Advisors and Research Methodologists.

The feature talk will describe NIHR decision making processes and will report RDS staff observations of National Funding Panels in operation:

‘Looking in from the outside’ – comments about how funding panels really work.

To register a place (no charge*)

Please note: *Our seminars are free to attend, but those registering may be charged if we are not notified within 48 hours of the event of any cancellations. This is to cover administration and catering costs incurred. Places will be limited.


PROGRAMME 12.30 – 1.15pm NIHR funding landscape & celebrating the NIHR@10 (examples of NIHR investment in research and impact for NHS and patients)
1.15 – 2.15pm ‘Looking in from the Outside’ – Observations on the NIHR panel’s decision making process on submitted funding applications
2.15 – 2.30pm How the RDS can support you in developing your bid for funding
2.30 – 3.00pm General Q&A’s Also Pre-booked one to one advice sessions with RDS advisors