Research design

Whether a project will be observational or interventional selecting the most appropriate research design approach is vital. There are a number of research networks, organisations, guideline documents and other resources that  can be drawn upon to ensure that your selected methods will stand up to peer review.

eolcSpecialist organisations

Organisations and networks that are useful sources of information and support on research design


network-2UK Clinical Research Networks

Clinical Research Networks providing support, advice and training in research design


NCRI Clinical Studies Groups

Route through which to access advice on specific aspects of clinical study design including observational and interventional studies and potential collaborators


docsGuidance documents

Guidance documents on qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research methodologies