Research opportunities

The RCPCH is committed to supporting and promoting paediatric and child health research opportunities in the UK. Find out how we can support your research, and explore external funding opportunities and current research*

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Research support

We can provide support in planning, developing and delivering research projects - find out how to request support.

Why get involved in our research work? Read a paediatric trainee's experience (PDF, 61KB)

Research funding opportunities

A variety of funding sources local, national and international organisations offer grants to support and develop paediatric research. 

We have a database of research funding opportunities, which can be searched by clinical area, award type or funding amount. This is available to RCPCH members and members of select groups, and you will need to sign in to access.

Find funding opportunities

Events, surveys and awards

Complete research surveys to contribute to paediatric research and apply for research awards.

View and take part

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