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For Researchers

The R&D team aim to provide a comprehensive support service throughout the duration of the project from inception to submission of final report. With this in mind, it is important that you contact the appropriate R&D portfolio team as early as possible.

New academic studies (including student projects): please provide a brief summary of the background to the study along with a draft protocol.

Ongoing academic studies at other sites: if you would like to participate in a study sponsored by another Board or Trust, please provide a copy of the current study protocol and contact details of the study Co-ordinator.

This website contains a practical guide to help you navigate the R&D process and highlights key steps required to get your research project up and running. Please refer to this flow diagram for additional information on specific aspects of your R&D application.