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Research and Development

The NICE Research and Development (R&D) team is part of the Centre for Health Technology Evaluation (CHTE) at NICE. One of the primary roles of the NICE R&D team is to facilitate the prioritisation of research using internal mechanisms and liaise with external partners to take up the research. Topics for research projects are prioritised through two internal mechanisms; 1) through NICE's Research Recommendations database and 2) the Internal Research Advisory Group (IRAG).

The Research and Development team is also responsible for NICE's Social Value Judgements document and for the Institutes research governance activities.

A key responsibility of the R&D Team is NICE's Citizens Council, a panel of 30 members of the public that largely reflect the demographic characteristics of the UK who provide NICE with a public perspective on overarching moral and ethical issues that NICE has to take account of when producing guidance.

Read more about our work in the "What we do" section of the Research and Development pages.

R&D teamWhat we do

Find out further information about the R&D team's current projects and other activities, such as the Research Recommendations, Internal Research Advisory Group, Research Governance, Social Value Judgements document and the Citizens Council.

What we doCompleted projects

Find out further information about completed projects, such as the Kennedy Study, Patient Safety Pilot evaluation and the NICE-AHRQ international workshop on managing uncertainty in health care.

This page was last updated: 19 August 2013

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