NIHR News and Research

UK hits milestone of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes in the NHS – The 100,000 Genomes Project, led by Genomics England and supported by the NIHR, has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients. The NIHR has supported the project by providing funding, helping to recruit participants and storing biological samples.  Read more

£8.2 million NIHR partnership on global health research and training on antimicrobial resistance – Professor Dame Sally Davies, England’s Chief Medical Officer has announced £8.2 million in funding to the AMR Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative, supporting professionals in how to use local and national AMR data to respond to drug-resistant infections. The initiative will be delivered through a partnership between the NIHR and the UNICEF/UNDP/ World Bank/ WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR). Read more

2018 summary of NIHR Researchfish data published – The NIHR uses Researchfish to monitor the impact of funded research. Find out how NIHR research has made a difference in this brief overview of the latest NIHR Researchfish update. 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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