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9 May 2016
It’s almost a year ago that we started the peer review audit. In this blog, our senior research policy manager, Andy reflects on the main outcomes from the audit and why he thinks AMRC members really are ‘raising the standards of research funding’.
3 May 2016
Amy Slater is a PhD student from the University of Nottingham who has been working with AMRC as a Policy and Public Affairs Intern for the past three months. Here, she provides us with some of her experiences and views about her time with AMRC.
28 April 2016
Amy Slater, PHD student at Nottingham University and policy intern at AMRC discusses the benefits and challenges of CRISPR.
14 April 2016
Back in February, AMRC ran a new workshop 'Developing new funding schemes' for people working in research management from across our member charities, industry and those studying for an Association for Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) qualification. The workshop looked at evaluating funding portfolios and identifying areas of unmet need; creating a new scheme and evaluating its outcomes. This blog provides an overview of the day and helpful tips from the sessions.
7 April 2016
Zena Collins head of the Philanthropy team at Wellbeing of Women discusses the charity, its aims and the significance of highlighting the menopause at its recent Annual Women’s Lunch.
31 March 2016
In this blog, AMRC’s adviser Dr James Ritchie discusses the newly announced PRIME scheme and how it is expected to lead to higher quality and more efficient medicines development, facilitating patient access to promising new medicines in the shortest possible timeframe.
16 March 2016
As it comes to the end of financial year, we know many of you have questions about VAT and your charity. Our data analyst, Suzanne Rix has gathered all the information to help answer your questions.
15 March 2016
The introduction of genomic medicine into the NHS poses some pretty fundamental questions, from what about insurance to who is going to look at my data? In this guest bog post Vivienne Parry, Head of Engagement at Genomics England asks: how can we make genomics an everyday conversation?
9 March 2016
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AMRC member charities invest £1.3bn in research here in the UK, accounting for over a third of all publicly-funded health and medical research. But what is all this money spent on? And how does research that is funded by charities compare to government-funded research? In this blog, AMRC's research data analyst, Rachel Burden showcases some of the findings from our analysis of the charitable grant dataset. To help us answer this, the data team here at AMRC has taken an in-depth look at the datasets in the UKCRC Health Research Classification System (HRCS) 2014 report. In this blog we will
4 March 2016
AMRC's research team discuss the importance of the patient voice and when we should consider it in our work.

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