NIHR News and Research

New recommendations launched to improve researchers’ feedback to patients and the public

A new guide has been launched to help researchers improve patient and public involvement in their studies. The guide provides advice on the best ways to ensure patients, carers, service users and members of public contributing to research are kept informed of research progress and that their input is formally acknowledged. Read More

NIHR awards £3m for new research to investigate screening to prevent one in ten strokes

The NIHR has announced a £3m funding award for a new programme of research investigating screening to detect undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, a heart condition responsible for one in ten strokes – Read More

Cancer patients could benefit from world’s largest surgery study

An NIHR-funded study aiming to improve care for patients undergoing cancer surgery worldwide has launched. The pioneering study – known as GlobalSurg3 – will pool patient information from hundreds of hospitals to directly compare surgery quality in more than 100 countries across four continents – Read More



About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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