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NIHR RDS Research for Social Care Residential Grant Development Writing Retreat


23 March 2022


All day event


Castle Green Hotel, Kendal

NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) Research for Social Care (RfSC) Residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat

23 March 2021 - 25 March 2021

The NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) is offering a unique opportunity for research teams across England to attend a three-day residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat in March 2022. The purpose of the Retreat is to give busy professionals dedicated time to rapidly progress their social care research proposal to be submitted to the NIHR RfSC Research Programme in Jan 2023. 

The Retreat will provide a supportive environment for teams of two or three people, to develop high quality NIHR RfSC research proposals. It is encouraged (but not essential for attendance at the Retreat) that a member of the wider research team is a social care professional employed in England. Successful applicants will be offered a free place at the retreat which will include food and accommodation (excludes travel to/from Kendal).  

Those attending the Retreat will have access to a range of RDS advisers while developing their proposals. Away from the workplace, they will have protected time to work intensively on their proposals. Continued support from the RDS will be essential in preparing your application for submission to the NIHR RfSC programme.

Deadline for receipt of application forms: 14 January 2022.

Applications are no longer being accepted for this event, but please contact if you would like to be added to a distribution list for events and support related to your research in Social Care.