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2017–2022 Great Ormond Street BRC research themes

The NIHR Great Ormond Street Biomedical Research Centre has provided essential infrastructure funding for experimental medicine research at GOSH and the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) since 2007. Many GOSH and ICH researchers have been supported directly by BRC grants, but the BRC also supports all research through infrastructure. The BRC has provided a total of £35.6 million in funding since 2012.

Our values

We want the experience of GOSH to be the best it can for everyone. At the Listening event in 2013, our patients, families and staff asked us to develop a shared commitment and values to help make people’s experience at GOSH more consistently great. 

EU research funding 

If you are planning to apply for EU funding the UCL European Research and Innovation Office (ERIO) can support you.

The proposal writing consultancy service offers support from concept to final grant submission, including assistance in structuring and targeting the scientific section, the expected impacts section, writing the implementation, management and finance sections, and aiding in partner search.

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Research at GOSH

Research can improve children’s lives, offering new ways of treating diseases or developing new medicines. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the research we do and how to find out more.

Button batteries – using them safely

A wide variety of things in the home are powered by button batteries – also known as coin batteries – but they can cause severe problems if swallowed by a child. This information page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the risks of swallowing a button battery, what treatment might be required if your child swallows one and how to prevent it happening in the first place. 

Why we do research

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)’s mission is to provide world-class clinical care and training for the benefit of children in the UK and worldwide. This means that it is also our mission to pioneer new research and treatments for the children that we see at GOSH, particularly the very sick...

GOSH awarded £37 million funding to carry out pioneering paediatric research

The NIHR Great Ormond Street Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has been awarded £37 million in funding to drive forward translational research into rare diseases in children. The Centre is the only one of its kind in the UK dedicated to paediatric research.