NIHR Updates

Supporting the restart of paused NIHR research activities  Last week, the NIHR set out a framework for the resumption of health research that has been paused as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

NIHR reaffirms its support for patient and public involvement, engagement and participation during the COVID-19 pandemic   The newly launched NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination has highlighted its continuing commitment to ensuring patients, carers and the public have a say in and help to shape health and care research during the COVID-19 pandemic, producing new commitments on how to adapt.  Read more.

Changes to NIHR online costing tool  The online interactive Costing Tool (iCT) is now the only system available for industry costing submissions. A number of other changes to functionality have now been introduced on request from iCT users. Company representatives can now add site representatives to studies directly. While setup and close-down costs have now been moved from ‘study level’ only, to show at the ‘site level’. 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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