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.
|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|