Start 1 year before funding application deadline and complete by 9 months before funding application deadline
To plan for a PhD you will need to pull together a lot of pieces. Make sure you understand what is needed for each stage.
Planning and improving research - Health Research Authority External link
The HRA website has lots of really useful information that can help you get started.
Points to consider when assessing the feasibility of research - NIHR document External link
RCPCH engagement resource External link
The resources in these booklets take you through engagement using tried and tested activities from the RCPCH “Engagement Café” series.
RCPCH research charter External link
Infants’, Children’s and Young People’s Child Health Research Charter, which contains eight principles for involving children in research along with links to training, tools and resources which users of the academic toolkit might find useful
|Find a supervisor|
|Develop your research question|
|Plan for OOP and inform TPD|
|Find your collaborators|
|Think about feasibility|
|Find a mentor|
|Approvals for clinical projects|
|Check whether your study is research|