NIHR Research Design Service Yorkshire and the Humber (RDS YH) secured funding

Posted on 9 May 2018

Five-year contract awarded to the NIHR Research Design Service Yorkshire and the Humber (RDS YH)

The National Institute for Health Research has just awarded a further five-year contract to the NIHR Research Design Service Yorkshire and the Humber (RDS YH).

The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is part of the Research Design Service Yorkshire and the Humber (RDS YH) which is a successful White Rose partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York.

The service offers advice and support to health and social care researchers applying to NIHR research funding programmes and other national open, peer-reviewed funding competitions.

Dr Catriona McDaid, Reader in Trials within the Department of Health Sciences said: “We are delighted to continue our involvement in the NIHR Research Design Service for a further five years, in collaboration with colleagues at the Universities of Sheffield and Leeds. The York team consists of researchers from York Trials Unit, the Centre for Health Economics and the Social Policy Research Unit. We look forward to continue supporting researchers in the Yorkshire and Humber Region to develop innovative and high quality research projects.”