National Institute for Health Research - NIHR

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funded through the Department of Health and Social Care to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research.

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What is Health Research? (FutureLearn)

Explore the world of health research and the role volunteers play in transforming treatments and improving health care. Learn about health research and explore opportunities to get involved. Have you ever wondered how doctors and nurses know what treatment or care to give? It’s only through health research that [...]

Digital Tools for Efficient Clinical Trials (FutureLearn)

Discover how digital tools can be used for the recruitment and retention of participants within clinical trials. Learn how digital tools can be used throughout clinical trials. This four-week clinical trials course is designed to create awareness about the availability and use of digital tools for the recruitment and [...]

COVID-19: Understanding the Research Behind the Pandemic (FutureLearn)

Discover how scientists responded to the pandemic and how they conduct innovative research to develop treatments and vaccines. Explore the critical role of research in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by surprise, causing a global health crisis. Reducing the spread [...]