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PenARC

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South West Peninsula - or PenARC - undertakes high-quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients and supports the translation of research evidence into practice in the NHS.

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  • COVID-19 Resources

    PenARC have collated a list of useful COVID-19 related resources for researchers. Find them here
  • Police Service Modelling Associates

    Our groundbreaking scheme to support evidence-based policing launches. Read more.
  • 10 Years of PenCLAHRC

    As 2019 drew to a close we looked back at 10 incredible years of applied health research. Read more.
  • Helping the NHS make informed decisions

    Deputy Director Ken Stein discusses the ways PenCHORD research has informed decision making within the NHS.
  • puzzle between fingers in sunlight

    Goodbye PenCLAHRC, Hello PenARC

    A new era of health research begins in the southwest! Read more.

What We Do

Research

We are committed to supporting and conducting high-quality applied health research that addresses the real concerns of patients and clinicians across the South West.

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Capacity Building

We work across the South West to increase capacity to use and generate research evidence through the provision of a range of training opportunities for clinicians and researchers.

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Involvement

Our innovative approach to involvement seeks to embed meaningful patient and public involvement and engagement into everything we do.

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News View all

Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Medical Statistics (2 posts)

Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Medical Statistics (2 posts)

02 July 2020

PenARC and the Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG) would like to recruit for two positions...

Reorganising dialysis services during the COVID-19 outbreak

Reorganising dialysis services during the COVID-19 outbreak

30 June 2020

A collaboration between PenARC, the University of Exeter and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is making...

‘Care Under Pressure’: developing interventions to tackle doctors’ mental ill-health

‘Care Under Pressure’: developing interventions to tackle doctors’ mental ill-health

02 June 2020

Care Under Pressure – a project led by the University of Exeter has developed guidance and...

Events View all

Jul
08

POSTPONED Introduction to Making Sense...

Plymouth Science Park

POSTPONED ** Please note that in light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation this workshop has now...
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Jul
14

PPI Advice Clinic

South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Held every month 30 minutes between 12pm-1pm Whatever your query, from finding...
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Jul
14

Searching and Review Clinic

Online appointments via Microsoft Teams

COVID-19 update: As a result of the pandemic, all PenARC staff are currently working remotely. While...
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