News for Investigators

Preventing accidental ‘unblinding’ in EHR systems

UCL, UCLH and Royal Free researchers have set out how to ensure information held in electronic health records (EHR) systems does not inadvertently ‘unblind’ hospital staff, trial staff and participants involved in ‘blinded’ trials.

BRC researchers named as NIHR Senior Investigators in 2021 list

A number of BRC-supported researchers have been appointed or re-appointed as National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigators in the NIHR’s 2021 round of awards. New appointments include Professor Robert Heyderman (Infectious Diseases). Re-appointments from UCL include Professor

NIHR mentoring programme opened to all professions

The NIHR Academy mentoring programme for postdoctoral academy members is now open to all professions and disciplines at post-doctoral level. Feedback from a consultation exercise by the academy in 2020 indicated that it was at this key transition stage where mentorship external to Academy members’