During the COVID-19 pandemic, applied research has an important role to play.
It can help health and care systems weather the COVID-19 pandemic, ultimately saving lives and improving patient outcomes.
It can help us to understand how changes across health and care services are affecting the people who rely on them.
It can also help us to understand the mental, physical and public health implications of government policy in response to the pandemic.
Since March 2020, we’ve supported and delivered a wide range of applied research in relation to COVID-19.
You can find out more, below.