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Training the next generation of trials methodology researchers

9 Nov 2017

The MRC Hubs for Trials Methodology Research Network has developed a cohort of PhD students undertaking specific projects in trials methodology research. This important programme helps build capacity in an area of research that makes a difference to patients and the trials community.

MRC research influences NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

1 Nov 2017

The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme was launched in 2016, and will eventually cover 26 million people. Two researchers funded through the MRC-led National Prevention Research Initiative have been influential in contributing to this important programme, demonstrating a compelling example of prevention research being translated into healthcare to improve human lives.

Five projects shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

13 Oct 2017

Five MRC projects have been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize, an annual £1 million fund awarded for the best research or innovation that promotes the economic development and social welfare of developing countries.

Over 60s not using public transport despite health benefits

29 Sep 2017

Two thirds of adults over 60 rarely or never use public transport, even though it’s free or discounted and brings health benefits, according to a study published in BMJ Open and co-funded by the MRC and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).