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Research Design Service South East (Surrey Hub)

The NIHR Research Design Service South East, (RDS SE), provides free advice and support to researchers to help them to develop and design high-quality research proposals in applied health and social care for submission to NIHR and other national, peer-reviewed, funding competitions.

Dr Bernadette Egan is Deputy Director of RDS SE and the Academic Lead for the Surrey Hub, and also provides research design advice and support to researchers. The RDS team can additionally provide access to a range of expertise in research design, statistics, health economics and patient and public involvement

Advice is available face-to-face, by telephone and by email. Further information about the service and how to contact us is available on the RDS SE website.

RDS SE is closely associated with Surrey Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU) and Surrey Health Economics Centre (SHEC).


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NIHR Research Design Service South East

We provide free advice and support to researchers developing applied health or social care research proposals.

Contact us

  • Phone: +44 (0)1483 686700

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