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Planning and improving research

Making the UK a great place to do research

For advice on health and social care research during the COVID-19 pandemic, please see our special guidance.

Before you begin an application for your research there are a number of planning and preparation activities you need to complete. 

This section will help you with these activities and highlights best practice, legal frameworks and other resources and will also keep you up to date with the latest changes and updates to regulations.

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