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Proposed collaboration with Bristol Research Support Partners

Please use this Application Form to propose a collaboration with one of the partners detailed below

(Research Design Service - South West)

RDS SW Logo The Research Design Service (RDS) is part of the infrastructure of the National Institute for Health Research. The RDS - South West is one of several regional services around the country making up the national RDS. The RDS exists to provide help for people preparing research proposals for submission to peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research. The RDS essentially consists of a team of people based in universities and the NHS across the South West, able to advise and provide practical support when you are developing your grant application. As the RDS is funded by the NIHR for this purpose, such help is provided free of charge.

(UKCRC Registered, NCRI accredited CTU)

BTC Logo Bristol Trials Centre (BTC) is home to two UKCRC registered clinical trial hubs:

  • Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration (BRTC)
  • Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit (CTEU)
  • We have a wide range of expertise in trials methodology, study design, study management, statistical analyses and data management, including bespoke database design. We also have experts in health economics and social science. The BRTC hub is in the NCRI Cancer Clinical Trials Group.


    Your application will be directed to the most relevant organisation.