Research studies and data

The NIHR invests over £1 billion a year into health and care research. You can find out more about the projects supported by the NIHR, and about the findings from our work, using the resources below.

Find out what research the NIHR has funded

Our Funding and Awards website has details of all projects funded by the NIHR.

  • Search by research topic, researcher or institution.
  • Track the outputs of particular projects.
  • Improve your funding application by finding out what has been previously awarded.

Explore our funded projects

Keep up to date with our research findings

Our Journals Library publishes reports from our funded projects.

  • Search our five open access journals.
  • See data on papers to understand more about their impact.
  • Track publications from projects as they are produced.

Search our Journals

Read accessible summaries of research

NIHR Evidence makes research findings accessible, relevant and ready for use for all.

  • See short Alerts about the latest papers.
  • Read overviews of recent research on key topics and themes.
  • Engage patients and the public with plain English summaries.

Read our research summaries

Access our funding data

NIHR Open Data makes all our funding datasets available for analysis.

  • Get data on research funded by the NIHR since 2011.
  • Download full or modified datasets.
  • View maps to see where research is taking place.

Access our data

 Understand what research is taking place in your area of interest

ScanMedicine is a comprehensive database of clinical trials, developed by the NIHR Innovation Observatory (NIHRIO).

  • Search for what research is in progress in your area of interest
  • Filter results by trial type, phase, registry and more
  • View your search results as visualisations for a ‘quick-look’ overview of the research in your area

Access ScanMedicine