Research & development

The latest research and development news from the Department of Health.

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Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2011-12

This annual report (PDF, 2MB) is published pursuant to section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970, and describes the wide range of government funded projects supporting … Read more → – Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2011-12

Health Research Authority Non-Executive Directors confirmed

Sally Cheshire, Julie Stone and Dr Allison Jeynes-Ellis have been confirmed as Non-Executive Directors of the Health Research Authority (HRA). Sally will also be the Audit Committee Chair. The new … Read more → – Health Research Authority Non-Executive Directors confirmed

Consultation launched on fertility and human tissue regulators

Proposals to change responsibility for regulating fertility treatment and human tissue are set out today with the launch of a consultation on the future of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology … Read more → – Consultation launched on fertility and human tissue regulators

Chair of Health Research Authority confirmed

Professor Jonathan Montgomery will head up the Health Research Authority, the new organisation that will protect and promote the interests of patients and the public in health research. Professor Montgomery, … Read more → – Chair of Health Research Authority confirmed

Programme Director for Programme Grants for Applied Research sought

The Department of Health wishes to contract with an institution for the part-time services (2.5 days per week) of a person to be appointed Programme Director of the NIHR Programme … Read more → – Programme Director for Programme Grants for Applied Research sought

Sir Alasdair Breckenridge appointed Chair of Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee

Sir Alasdair Breckenridge has been confirmed as Chair of the newly established Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee (ESBAC). He will take up post immediately. Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief … Read more → – Sir Alasdair Breckenridge appointed Chair of Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee

Attributing the costs of health & social care Research & Development (AcoRD)

The Department and the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) announce the publication of new guidelines for attributing the costs of health and social care research and development (AcoRD). AcoRD … Read more → – Attributing the costs of health & social care Research & Development (AcoRD)