NIHR Updates

NIHR makes it easier than ever to be part of research
We want to make it easy for the public to take part in UK research. That’s why we’ve launched our Be Part of Research website. Our improved functionality builds on the success of the UK Clinical Trials Gateway, so anyone can go online and easily search for research into any condition, in any part of the country. Read more

New funding announced for research into non-communicable diseases
The UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) has announced a second £25 million investment into research that will help to prevent non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – illnesses that can’t be passed from person to person, such as heart disease, obesity, poor mental health. Read more

A round up of health news and updates from the NIHR; alongside information about events and how NIHR research is making a difference. You’ll also find blogs from our experts, and the latest Journals Library publications and Dissemination Centre Signals.


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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