Communicating well is the key to getting research funded, carried out and its findings adopted by others.
On the NIHR Leicester BRC Resource Hub, members of the BRC can find everything they need to know about communicating their research, including details on NIHR acknowledgement and publication information.
The NIHR Leicester BRC has a dedicated communications team that provides members with support to help them share their work with a wide range of audiences, while our university-hospital partnerships support effective publication of research findings.
Statement and acknowledgement
When communicating your research through research publications, conference posters or presentations or via other means, it is important to include full and accurate attribution to the organisations that fund and support the underpinning research so they can be reported to funders and beyond.
Future funding, investment, and the academic and clinical reputation of individuals and their institutions, is heavily dependent on such reports, making accurate affiliations and acknowledgements critical. As such, we request that you use the following statements and logos.
Statement (including funder and disclaimer)
This is independent research funded by [name of research funder] and carried out at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the [name of the research funder], the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.
Acknowledgement for NIHR research at the BRC
This study/research is funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.
Please also acknowledge any other NIHR support the research may have received.
Acknowledgement only (for use within a broader set of acknowledgements/disclaimers)
The research was carried out at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).
Supported by the NIHR
If your clinical research is conducted in Leicester and is indirectly funded or supported by the NIHR Leicester BRC, NIHR Leicester Clinical Research Facility (CRF), NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) East Midlands, or other NIHR organisations, we encourage you to use the ‘Supported by NIHR’ logo on your communications materials.
Further advice on how to use this logo alongside other partners can be found on the NIHR communications pages – simply scroll down the page to ‘Partners’.
This logo is available in various formats such as image file (.jpg and .png) and vector file (.eps) and can be downloaded here.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.