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Celebrate as One awards launch

29th June 2023

The first ever Celebrate as One partnership awards have launched in Bradford District and Craven, with one category focusing on the ‘Research initiative of the year’:


City of Research - Research As One FAQ released

23rd March 2023

There is a new City of Research - Research As One frequently asked questions (FAQ) page available on the collaborative's website:


This page also has short FAQ videos; you can hear questions from research volunteers answered by health research experts.

Local campaign recognised in NHS England guidance

14th March 2023

The Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (CROP) was featured in new national guidance, ‘Maximising the benefits of research: guidance for integrated care systems’.

You can read the guidance online: www.england.nhs.uk/long-read/maximising-the-benefits-of-research/

You can read more about CROP on our website: www.westyorksrd.nhs.uk/crop

Born in Bradford Festival returns

16th February 2023

A save the date has been shared for this year's Born in Bradford festival.

2023's festival will take place on 4th July 2023.

You can register your interest in this event online.

100th baby born into BaBi Research programme

10th February 2023

Born and Bred in Wakefield (BaBi Wakefield) is celebrating 100 babies being born into the research programme.

You can read more in the Wakefield Express:


NIHR launches new national service

02nd October 2023

The National Institute for Health Research has launched its new Research Support Service.

You can read more online: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/news/nihr-launches-new-national-service-to-support-researchers-at-every-stage-of-their-research-journey/34562

NIHR life sciences industry update

18th July 2023

NIHR reports positive signs of recovery for the life sciences industry. Read more:


NIHR announces Research Support Service

14th July 2023

The NIHR is launching a new service on 1st October 2023 called the NIHR Research Support Service (RSS).

You can read more on the NIHR website:


NIHR on 2022/23

29th June 2023

The NIHR has reported that almost one million participants took part in NIHR research in 2022/23.

Thank you to everyone who has been involved!

You can read more on the NIHR website.

MPs call for research sector reforms

10th May 2023

A new report has called for reforms to improve the reproducibility of scientific research.

You can read the Reproducibility and Research Integrity report on the Parliament website:

Reproducibility and Research Integrity - Science, Innovation and Technology Committee


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