RfPB competition 28 will open for applications on 26 August 2015. This competition will operate a two stage application process with a shortened application form for Stage 1 and the deadline for submission is 02 December 2015.
RfPB … Continue reading
What we do
It takes time to develop a good application and so you must ensure you have the correct support from your peers and directorate. Help and support is available from R&I who will enable you to consider all … Continue reading
All NHS trusts undertaking research activities are now required to submit data detailing performance against a benchmark or 70 days from Valid Research Application to first patient recruited to show successful initiation of clinical trials.
The 2013-14 Quarter 4 Clinical … Continue reading
Please refer to this page frequently to ensure the correct template or form is used.
All templates and forms are linked to a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
TAFQ00701 Standard Operating Procedure Signature Log
Please note some of the forms listed below are also … Continue reading
When your grant is awarded or you receive notification that it has been favourably considered by the awarding body there is a post award team within Research & Innovation ready to assist you in the process of managing the responsibilities … Continue reading
Florence Nightingale Research Scholarships worth up to £5000 are now open for applications. These scholarships are available to Nurses and Midwives who have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and work and are resident in the United … Continue reading
The Mary Seacole Awards are now open for applications. These awards recognise and honour the name of Mary Seacole, a Jamaican/Scottish nurse and businesswoman celebrated for her bravery in nursing soldiers during the Crimean War (1853-56) and for her … Continue reading
The NIHR/CNO Clinical Academic Training Studentship at the University of Nottingham will start on 23rd September 2013, and will cover full tuition fees, employee salaries and employers’ back-fill salaries.
This is an exceptional opportunity to develop research skills, build a clinical … Continue reading
This full time post will support our Research Contracts Manager in providing legal advice to the Trust by facilitating, reviewing and amending as required a wide range of agreements connected to biomedical research carried out at NUH. Continue reading
Find out what Garry Kasparov, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Bradley Wiggins might be able to tell you about expert practice and elite performance. Continue reading
NUH is creating a clinical research nurse bank for five clinical research nurses to support our commercial clinical trials. Candidates experienced in setting up and recruiting patients in commercial clinical trials within a large university hospital are strongly encouraged to apply. Continue reading
An opportunity has arisen for a Research Project Manager to join the Research & Innovation at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust.
You will be a member of the NUH R&I department, responsible for a portfolio of research projects
Burdett Trust for Nursing Burdett bursaries programme opens for applications
You can apply for up to £5,000 to help defray the costs associated with postgraduate study in a UK academic department if you are a nurse, midwife or an AHP planning … Continue reading
Medical staff at NUH are invited to apply for funding for research projects from NUH Charity and the Department of Research and Development.
The scheme aims to ‘pump prime’ early studies by giving them a cash injection to get up and … Continue reading
Nottingham University Hospitals is recruiting for a Clinical Research Matron (CRM) to lead on the recruitment, development and line management of the NUH clinical research nurses bank. The primary focus of the CRM and the nurse bank will be the … Continue reading
Six members of staff from NUH were accepted on the Research in Practice programme, run by the regional CLAHRC – more than from any other NHS Trust. Research into Practice has been set up to allow therapists, nurses and NHS managers in the East Midlands to undertake a fast-track piece of research that is immediately relevant to the challenges faced in their workplace. Continue reading
Do you wish to make a difference in research? Nottingham University Hospitals is recruiting a team of four full time patient and public involvement and engagement (PPI & PPE) facilitators. Our aims are to foster a culture in which research and innovation are embedded in routine clinical practice. The integrated PPI and PPE team will work across the three Biomedical Research Units, the Arthritis Research UK Pain centre, Trent CLRN and key research programs led by NUH. Continue reading
If you have prior experience as a research nurse, clinical trial data manager or any other life sciences research, this post will be an ideal development step in the research management career ladder. You will enjoy a flexible and dynamic working environment in brand new premises at the Nottingham Integrated Clinical Research Centre (NICRC) working among 120 research management experts from different backgrounds. Continue reading
Do you wish to make a difference to research in the NHS? An opportunity has arisen for a Research Manager to join the Research & Innovation Department at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust. As Research Manager you will be a key member of the NUH R&I department and will play an important role in supporting the implementation of the Trust’s Research Strategy. Continue reading
NUH Department of Research and Innovation invites applications for research funding from the Trent Comprehensive Local Research Network (Trent CLRN) for the financial period 2012/2013. The deadline for submission is 17:00 on Friday 16th December 2011. Full support of NUH R&I is a requirement for all applications and you are advised to discuss your bid at an early stage. An important change this year is that the delivery Trent CLRN funding awards will be performance managed by the Trust. Continue reading
NUH Department of Research and Innovation invites applications for research funding, including research PAs. Please note that this competition will serve to replace all existing research PAs held in the Trust from April 2012 (other than those allocated by the … Continue reading
Cranfield University and the Institute of Clinical Research (ICR) are offering two fully-funded, part-time research training fellowships for healthcare research professionals, clinicians, research nurses or academics:
A Junior Fellowship – MSc by Research (two years part-time)
A Senior Fellowship – PhD (four … Continue reading
The MS Society’s research grant round opens on the 24th February 2011, with a deadline for applications on 7th April 2011. As the largest dedicated charitable funder of MS research in the UK, the MS Society welcomes applications for projects … Continue reading
Types of NIHR grants
A. Programme Grants
Programme Grants for Applied Research are prestigious awards of up to £2m over a period of three to five years.
The aim is to provide evidence to improve health outcomes in England through promotion of … Continue reading
A grant scheme established earlier this year is making up to £150,000 available annually for research projects. The ‘pump priming’ competition is being led by Nottingham University Hospitals Charity and the Department of Research and Development. Applications are now invited … Continue reading
Types of funds
Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) has access to a range of different funds from which research posts can be funded from. Please contact the Director of Research & Innovation or the Deputy Director of Research & Innovation for further … Continue reading
Prostate Cancer UK has launched a new grant scheme in support of its recently updated ten-year Research Strategy, the Prostate Cancer UK Research Innovation Awards.
The strategy identifies three key areas where there are gaps in knowledge or expertise, which, when … Continue reading
The Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning, in collaboration with NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands and the East Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative is pleased to announce the following PhD studentship, which is now open for applications.
Applications are invited for … Continue reading
CLAHRC East Midlands is launching two new projects to encourage people across the East Midlands to become involved in research activities.
The CLAHRC East Midlands Faculty is for anyone who is:
Interested or involved in original research
Based in East … Continue reading
Applications are invited from medically qualified staff, nurses, allied health professionals and University staff for grant funding for research projects.
The scheme aims to ‘pump prime’ early studies by giving them a cash injection to get up and running. Projects should … Continue reading
Health Education East Midlands (HEEM) are offering up to 10 places for NHS Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Health Visitors and Pharmacists registered in the East Midlands to join the Clinical Scholar Bronze and Silver Awards 2014/15. Applications are invited … Continue reading
The University of Nottingham is one of only twelve universities in the country contracted by the National Institute for Health Research/Chief Nursing Officer (NIHR/CNO) to undertake a fully-funded Masters degree in Research Methods. The NIHR/CNO Clinical Academic Training Studentship … Continue reading
Applications are invited from medically qualified staff, nurses, allied health professionals and University staff for grant funding for research projects from Nottingham Hospitals Charity and the Department of Research and Innovation.
The scheme aims to ‘pump prime’ early studies by giving … Continue reading
Applications are invited from medically qualified staff, nurses, allied health professionals and University staff for grant funding for research projects from NUH Charity and the Department of Research and Innovation.
The scheme aims to ‘pump prime’ early studies by giving them … Continue reading
What is a Research Passport?
The Research Passport System is a process for issuing Honorary Research Contracts or letters of access to researchers who are carrying out research in the NHS.
Why do I need a Research Passport?
If you are carrying … Continue reading
Applications are invited from medically qualified staff, nurses, allied health professionals and university staff for grant funding for research projects from NUH Charity through the Department of Research and Innovation.
Rachel Tomasevic, stroke services team lead physiotherapist with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, was one of 11 successful candidates to gain a place on the Research into Practice programme, with initial research findings expected later in the year.
Mike Bullock, a clinical lead physiotherapist with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, was one of 11 successful candidates to gain a place on the Research into Practice programme, with initial research findings expected later in the year. His research project will focus on the evidence and interventions for osteoarthritis and falls in older, frail patients. Continue reading
Christine Huston, a physiotherapist with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, won a place on the Research into Practice programme which is running from March 2012, with initial research findings expected to be produced later in the summer/autumn of this year. Her research project will focus on exploring specific physiotherapy interventions for patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Continue reading
Do you have an idea about improving care for patients from black and minority ethnic communities? If so, make an application to the 2012/2013 Mary Seacole 2012/13 Awards. Closing date 1st May 2012.
Applications are invited from individual nurses, … Continue reading
A new version of CSP software (the CSP Module) was launched last year in two phases. This phased approach means there are currently two ways to submit your application to CSP through IRAS depending on the version of IRAS your project was created in. This briefing helps you navigate the process. Continue reading
Do you wish to make a difference to clinical research and intellectual property management in the NHS? As the volume of research and innovation supported by NUH increases, as Head of IP and Contracts you will provide the legal services which NUH requires in the research related fields of intellectual property, commercial, competition, governance and corporate law. Continue reading
Enabling nurses in clinical nursing to undertake further education, research or a clinical project. The scholarship is worth up to £7,500 for fees or subsistence in undertaking a taught masters’ programme. The degree can be at an academic … Continue reading
Medical staff at NUH are being invited to apply for funding for research projects from Nottingham Hospitals Charity and the Department of Research and Innovation.
The scheme aims to “pump prime” early studies by giving them a cash injection to get … Continue reading
Medical staff at NUH are invited to apply for funding for research projects from NUH Charity and the Department of Research and Development. This scheme aims to “pump prime” early studies by giving them a cash injection to get up … Continue reading
The East Midlands Regional Innovation Fund for 2010/11 is now open for applications and will close on Friday 10th September 2010.
The primary aim of the 2010/11 RIF is to support the delivery of the Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) … Continue reading
The Government’s Plan for Growth published in March 2011 publicised the transformation of incentives at local level for setting up and delivering research. At NUH we are committed to ensuring patients have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials when … Continue reading
HRA approval was implemented to make it easier to undertake health research in the NHS in England and to simplify the process of approval for researchers, reducing the time and cost of setting up studies. HRA Approval has been implemented … Continue reading
The Health Research Authority (HRA) is introducing a new approval process for NHS research, which will be implemented from winter 2015.
What does this mean?
This new process will create a single point of assessment for all research studies, which will … Continue reading
If you are making an application for research grant funding you will need access to the NUH Research Award Management Service available as part of the Business Unit in R&I.
The experienced team can support you in:
Identifying appropriate funding streams … Continue reading
Professor Hywel Williams, Director of the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for his contribution to the advancement of medical science in skin diseases.
Academy Fellows are elected for excellence … Continue reading
The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network: East Midlands (hosted by University Hospitals of Leicester) is inviting applications for the role of Clinical Research Lead for each of the six Research Divisions to be established in April … Continue reading
NUH has once again achieved an outstanding performance benchmark for initiating clinical trials in a large University hospital setting. We now set up and recruit patients in complex clinical trials in an average of 57 days, an improvement from 65 … Continue reading
A novel diagnostic process involving MRI imaging and High Resolution Manometry (HRM) to provide insight in to the complete function of the gut, has been developed and validated by a team from National Institute of Health Research Nottingham Digestive Diseases … Continue reading
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust recognises that its staff, from any discipline or sector, can be innovative, generate new ideas and find solutions to problems which given the opportunity, lead to improvements in the delivery of healthcare.
We are here to … Continue reading
NUH Research & Innovation has a vacancy for a Senior Research Manager to lead on Regulatory Compliance & Award management.
During 2012/13 NUH delivered significant improvements in research initiation and delivery. Performance against NIHR contract benchmarks for research initiation and delivery improved by 36% yoy
NUH achieved an outstanding performance benchmark for initiating clinical trials in a large University hospital setting. We now set up and recruit patients in complex clinical trials in just 65 days.
Health Education East Midlands are launching their new Clinical Academic Careers Internship for the year, following last year’s success.
Information about the programme can be found at on the clinical scholar website, along with information on how to apply to … Continue reading
A 2 Day Learning Event, June 4th and 5th 2013 from Research Design Service for the East Midlands. This course is designed to help in the preparation of applications to the National Institute for Health Research or other research funding body. Continue reading
The HRA is to run a small live pilot in the North West of a single application to further explore the feasibility of streamlining the NHS research approval process. Continue reading
Inspiring and supporting the next generation – The Nottinghamshire Non-Medical Clinical Academic Career Mentorship Programme
With our partners at Nottingham City Care Partnership and the Medical and Health Science Faculty, University of Nottingham, NUH led a successful bid for clinical academic … Continue reading
The January 2013 edition of Take Five from the East Midlands RDS contains a listing of training events, latest research funding opportunities, health news and links to websites of interest to researchers.
NUH, in partnership with Nottingham City Care Partnership and the University of Nottingham have secured funding for graduate nurses, midwives and AHPs to receive mentorship support and training in combining research within clinical practice roles.
Calling all NUH graduate Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals
If you are interested in gaining more confidence in your use of research evidence in practice – then this is for you!
The Midlands and East, and East Midlands Health Innovation Education … Continue reading
NUH R&I seeks to appoint a QA/GCP Manager to assure the quality of clinical research undertaken within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust in accordance with legislative and best practice requirements. This is a key role in the co-ordination of working practices, policy implementation and preparation for external audits and MHRA inspection. Continue reading
A proposal from the EU Commission seeks to boost clinical research in Europe by simplifying the rules for conducting clinical trials.
Once implemented, the proposed measures will speed up and simplify the authorisation and reporting procedures, while maintaining the highest standards … Continue reading
The NIHR and ESRC have launched a call of £13 million into social science research on dementia. This coincides with the launch of a new website for the Dementias & Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN)
Please refer to this page frequently to ensure the correct SOP is used
To access templates and forms associated with individual SOPs please refer to Templates and Forms.
All links in this section are direct downloads for pdfs
R&I have reviewed … Continue reading
Three research fellow posts have become available at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery at Nottingham University Hospitals. One with immediate effect and two later in the year. The new fellows will join two research fellows already in post. … Continue reading
NUH implemented a novel technological solution to address communication issues outside usual working hours in a highly successful project led by Dominick Shaw and Andrew Fearn. The wireless system has won an innovation award from Cisco. The data from the programme is being used by John Blakey to quantify and compare clinical activity, providing rapid and relevant information to improve services and training. Continue reading
The NIHR i4i programme is launching a new funding stream – the i4i Challenge Awards programme – that aims to support researchers to demonstrate the healthcare benefits of their prototype medical devices in a clinical setting. The NIHR has allocated £15 million over the next three years to this new programme. A typical i4i Challenge Award project will prototype a medical device that has been developed to aid the identification, diagnosis or monitoring of a single disease in everyday clinical practice. Continue reading
CLAHRC-NDL is pleased to provide a fully funded development opportunity for to up to six nurses, Allied Health Professionals or members of other professions, to spend 3-6 months, either full or part time, commencing in January 2012, or as soon … Continue reading
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement includes a report on progress achieved with the measures contained in the March 2011 Plan for Growth. We’ve reproduced here all the 16 paragraphs that relate to Healthcare and Life Sciences. Continue reading
Dr Rachel Evley
University Division on Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
C Floor, East Block
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
University Division of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
I qualified in 1995 from Sheffield University and after a brief period at the Derbyshire … Continue reading
NIHR is keen to increase the volume and impact of research in surgery and will be holding a national workshop on surgery research at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London on Thursday 9 February 2012. The workshop is designed to provide the surgical research community with an opportunity to hear about existing sources of research funding and to help researchers prepare for future funding opportunities. Continue reading
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy
Queens Medical Centre
Nottingham NG7 2UH
Tel: 0115 82 30869
Fax: 0115 8231211
Research Fellow / PhD student -NIHR/NUH NHS Trust Translational Research Fellowship
Honorary Paediatric Intensive Care Nurse, Nottingham Children’s … Continue reading
Legislation to establish the new Health Research Authority was laid before Parliament today. The Authority will provide a new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research. The aim is to streamline regulation, create a unified approval process, and promote proportionate standards for compliance and inspection within a consistent national system of research governance. Created initially as a Special Health Authority, the Health Research Authority will have the National Research Ethics Service at its core. Continue reading
Currently the Research Design Service offers a grant of up to £500 for the pre-protocol stage of national and competitively funded research. These awards allow researchers from health and social care to engage patients and the public to develop their … Continue reading
Yes. You will need to budget for patients and members of the public travel to attend meetings and staff resources required to support them. You may also need to support patients and the public with childcare or carer costs and … Continue reading
In 2016 the way that research carried out in the NHS is reviewed has changed. HRA Approval is the new process for the NHS in England that brings together the assessment of governance and legal compliance, undertaken by dedicated HRA … Continue reading
Dr Steve Ryder
Director of Research
Since June 1994 Dr Ryder has been a consultant Physician in Hepatology and Gastroenterology at the Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre and Biomedical Research Unit. His major clinical and research interest is hepatitis C infection.
Dr Ryder … Continue reading
The Nursing and Midwifery Research Strategy Group’s “Engage, Enthuse, Empower” conference celebrates the diversity of research and innovation undertaken by non-medical professionals within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. It’s taking place on Tuesday 19th April 2011, 08.30 – 16.00 at … Continue reading
Nottingham University’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy is delighted to announce the 2011 round of Masters Studentships, fully-funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
The Studentship starts in September 2011 and covers full tuition fees, employee salaries and … Continue reading
Below is a selection of links related to regulatory standards which are relevant to Healthcare research in the UK. If you cannot find what you are looking for then please contact us on 0115 9709049.
Research Governance Framework, 2nd ed
Legislation & … Continue reading
Commercial research is important to NUH as the driving force for the adoption and diffusion of innovation.
It is through this process that new treatments, devices or laboratory tests are studied and brought forward for use by patients and staff.
Nottingham … Continue reading
A comprehensive guide to NUH R&D finance has been written, collated and published by our Corporate Finance Manager Paul Barnett. Available on this site, it includes valuable information for anyone needing to cost a project and go though the financial … Continue reading
In comparison with commercial contract NHS research, the funding arrangements for non-commercial NHS research can be more complex and can involve a number of partner organisations. It is essential that both the NHS and its partner organisations understand the full … Continue reading
The Nottingham Research Biobank has now received Ethical Approval. This is the first formal step in our co-ordinated biobanking and patient informatics strategy. The Ethics approval itself has a number of unique features, and is by far the most comprehensive … Continue reading
Shine is The Health Foundation’s new annual award focusing on innovation. Each year they will be looking for ideas that tackle a key challenge to high quality care. The Shine challenge for 2011 is: find new approaches to … Continue reading