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Advice about research project management from idea, funding, costing and contracts to risk assessment, regulatory and Trust approvals, data management and dissemination of results.
The Research & Development (R&D) team, under the auspices of the Clinical R&D Director, comprises; a Senior R&D Manager, Contracts and Finance Manager, Clinical Research Project Managers, Statisticians, Health Economist, Data Management team and experienced Research Nurses and Research Coordinators.
We conduct approximately 220 research studies at any one time of various types. For example;
Our main clinical research areas are:
We provide a comprehensive advice and support service encompassing all aspects of research project management:
Project financial and contract administration
R&D takes responsibility for the administration of internally and externally funded projects. This service includes:
Further information about these costs is in this document.
We collaborate with a variety of high-profile academic and commercial partners which include:
If you are interested in collaborating with us please contact Dr Victoria Hughes.
Some studies may require Royal Papworth NHS Hospital Foundation Trust to be the sponsor, find out more here.
Find out more about non-Royal Papworth sponsored research opportunities.
To help measure our performance, Royal Papworth Hospital submits quarterly returns for initiating and delivering research to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
The R&D team is here to help all staff members wishing to get involved in research, whether they are a novice or experienced researcher. The team provide a full support service covering all stages of a research study .
All research activity at Royal Papworth Hospital is conducted in accordance with Trust approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Each month we will keep you updated with all known publications achieved by Royal Papworth Hospital staff.
Patient and public involvement helps researchers design, manage and undertake research projects in collaboration with patients and the public, which leads to research that is more relevant to patient groups.