New UK Standards for Public Involvement in research
The NIHR has released new UK Standards for Public Involvement, designed to improve the quality and consistency of public involvement in research. They are for people and organisations that take part in health or social care research, support health or social care research and involve the public to improve research. Read more

NIHR invests £34 million into global health research on epilepsy, infection-related cancers and severe stigmatising skin diseases
The NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) programme has awarded Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding to eight projects led by teams made up of researchers in the UK and those in low and middle-income countries. Read more

NIHR joins forces with MRC and ESRC to fund multidisciplinary research in multimorbidity
NIHR is joining forces with the Medical Research Council and Economic and Social Research Council to fund multidisciplinary research into multimorbidity, as part of a £20 million Strategic Priorities Fund initiative. A growing number of people around the world are affected by multimorbidity, which is when someone is living with two or more long-term physical or mental health conditions.  Read more

Global Health Research Programme funds important research on podoconiosis

Respiratory disorders specialty celebrates its high achievements with industry partners


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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