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Research funding and policy

Our approach to funding research, and the policies and governance that support this approach.

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Our approach to research funding

The scope of our research and how we plan, fund and monitor this research.

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Our research policies

We have established a suite of research policies that are aligned with UK national research funders and regulatory bodies.

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Working in partnership

We work in partnership with others to maximise the impact of our research funding and allow us to achieve more than we could do on our own.

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Our charitable subcommittees

Our charitable subcommittees provide expert advice and intelligence to evaluate our research activities and make or support funding recommendations.

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Our clinical study groups

We're adapting our clinical study groups to develop a set of research advisory groups who will work with our newly established disease, treatment and health subcommittees.

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