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University of Bradford to be at centre of cutting edge health research

26th September 2017

A multi-million pound high-tech research and innovation centre is to open at the University of Bradford.

Read more in the Telegraph and Argus.

WY R&D publication released

18th September 2017

The West Yorkshire R&D team has compiled a new research guide: The general practice guide to research

In this guide you will find advice if you are thinking about getting involved in research. There is also lots of information about the development of research projects taking place in primary care, as well as about governance requirements when running studies across West Yorkshire.

We hope you find this useful. Please get in touch if you've any questions.


New Chief Operating Officer for CRN Yorkshire and Humber announced

18th September 2017

It has been announced that, from November, Amanda Tortice will join the Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber (CRN) as Chief Operating Officer.

You can read more about Amanda Tortice and her appointment on the NIHR website.

Research and Innovation Centre launches

13th September 2017

The new Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) based at St James's University Hospital in Leeds opened officially on Friday 8th September.

Read more on the NIHR website.

Blog launch

01st September 2017

We've launched a new blog. On this you will find blog posts that have been written by members of the research community to celebrate successes, share learning and provide advice about taking part in research across West Yorkshire and beyond. 

Thank you to those who have already contributed; if you've a case study or story you would like to share please contact Gemma Doran.

Visit our blog and read the first contribution about Research Capability Funding, written by Dr Matt Mulvey.

What's it like being involved in NIHR research?

18th December 2018

The NIHR has launched a new survey to try to improve by listening to the experiences of the public, patients and lay representatives.

If you'd like to take part please complete - What's it like being involved in NIHR research?

100,000 Genomes Project milestone

05th December 2018

The 100,000 Genomes Project, led by Genomics England in partnership with the NHS, has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients.

Read more at the National Institute for Health Research website.

Changes to Excess Treatment Cost process

02nd October 2018

The latest update on national changes to the Excess Treatment Cost process can be read on the National Institute for Health Research website.

Updated HRA and HCRW Statement of Activities and Schedule of Events published

21st August 2018

The Health Research Authority (HRA) has published revised Statement of Activities, Schedule of Events templates and supporting guidance.

You can find these on the HRA website: https://www.hra.nhs.uk/about-us/news-updates/updated-hra-and-hcrw-statement-activities-and-schedule-events-published/

NIHR Research Activity League Table

18th July 2018

As described by the National Institute for Health Research, "Each year, the Research Activity League Table is published by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), to detail research activity across all NHS trusts in England. The table provides a picture of how much clinical research is happening, where, in what types of trusts, and involving how many patients."

You can visit the NIHR website to access this year's league table.