From the RDS desk – Is research really for everyone?
The definition and scope of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is often misunderstood, and limited to only considering ethnicity and gender. In reality, EDI is about involving so many more groups, and avoiding potential language barriers and digital exclusion.
The Research Design Service blog this month explores EDI, and makes you ask yourself the question: is this research really for everyone? Find out more.
The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme has changed its name
The programme is now called the Health and Social Care Delivery Research (HSDR) Programme. The programme’s remit has expanded over time, with many of its commissioned research programmes seeking research proposals on topics related to social care.
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Webinar: Expanding diversity in research approaches for multiple long-term conditions
The Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) and Programme Development Grants (PDG) team are holding a webinar on 9 December 2021, to outline their new highlight notice calling for varied research approaches to address multiple long-term conditions. Find out more.
Latest NIHR funding calls
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme
21/578 Antidepressants for post-stroke emotionalism
21/580 Maintenance treatment for bipolar disorder
21/581 Colpocleisis for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse in women
21/582 Point of care ultrasound for breech presentation at term
21/584 Point of care Doppler ultrasound prior to emergency scrotal exploration
21/585 Early endovascular repair in type b uncomplicated sub-acute aortic dissection
21/586 Management of Perthes’ disease in children
21/587 Should we prescribe postoperative antibiotics to patients with facial fracture?
21/588 Timing of pharmacological thromboprophylaxis in traumatic brain injury
21/589 Coenzyme Q10 in chronic heart failure
21/590 Thromboprophylaxis following endovenous treatment for people with varicose veins
21/591 Surgical treatment of proximal ACL ruptures with ACL repair or ACL reconstruction
21/592 Hypertension in pregnancy
21/593 Pain management for children and young people (0-19 years)
21/598 Health and social care outcomes and cost-effectiveness of assistive technologies
Your local branch of the NIHR RDS (Research Design Service) is based within the BU Clinical Research Unit (BUCRU) should you need help with your application. We advise on all aspects of developing an application and can review application drafts as well as put them to a mock funding panel (run by RDS South West) known as Project Review Committee, which is a fantastic opportunity for researchers to obtain a critical review of a proposed grant application before this is sent to a funding body or if you’re hoping to resubmit the panel can provide some excellent tips and feedback.
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