Managing centres

Managing the NIHR's work 

The NIHR has developed a whole system for health research to:

  • commission and fund research
  • provide the facilities and people for a thriving research environment within our clinical research network and infrastructure
  • support the individuals carrying out, training and participating in research within our Faculty
  • promote faster, easier clinical research through unified, streamlined and simple systems for managing ethical research and its outputs.

These operations are delivered primarily through our managing centres: