Research News

PI Recognition

Thursday, 05 June 2014 08:29

Earlier this year, all NIHR local research networks were asked to nominate 3 investigators who had made a difference to the commercial portfolio under the following categories:

  • Consistently delivered to time and target
  • Delivered first commercial study
  • Delivered first global/ European patient
  • Top recruiter globally/Europe-wide
  • Worked above and beyond their call of duty to support commercial research
  • Overcame the challenges of a particularly difficult study
  • Excellent team leader and mentor

The BSG congratulates the following investigators, all of whom received signed certificates acknowledging their achievements:

Tariq Iqbal - University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust - GI
Kosh Agarwal - Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Hep
Daniel Forton - St George's Hospital - Hep
Steve Ryder - Queen's Medical Centre - Hep
Raj Srirajaskanthan - University Hospitals Lewisham – Hep

Help Streamline Health Research

Monday, 12 May 2014 08:12

The HRA is looking for a range of exceptional people across a range of disciplines, knowledgeable about health research systems and regulation, with excellent change and project management skills, in full and part-time posts to help them streamline health research by implementing the HRA Assessment and Approval. See PDF for further details.

 

Detecting Delirium

Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:26

A study trialling a delirium detection assessment method, for use in hospitals, has been funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme.

Questions that need answering when designing clinical trials – new guidance from the HRA

Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:25

The Health Research Authority has published useful guidance to clarify which questions researchers, sponsors, peer reviewers, and ethics committees should ask when planning or reviewing clinical studies.

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