NIHR Updates

NIHR researchers collaborate with Lloyds Pharmacy to launch mental health pilot program

This great example of a pharmacy service pilot, funded and designed by NIHR researchers in collaboration with Lloyds Pharmacy, is providing extra help and support to mental health patients. Read more on the News Medical website.

Oncimmune test more effective than CT Surveillance in lung cancer
Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative has recently supported Oncimmune in a study to assess the effectiveness of its EarlyCDT Lung test. The study has found that the test is more effective than the traditional computed topography (CT) surveillance in lung cancer diagnosis. Read more in Pharma Times

New campaign highlights UK expertise in delivering complex and innovative trials

Following the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy progress update released last month, which highlights the NIHR’s role in making Complex Innovative Design (CID) studies ‘business as usual’, a new web page is now live on the NIHR website which showcases the UK’s expertise and the NIHR support available around delivering complex and innovative trials.


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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