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Table 3 The number and percentage of public health research projects from the funding programmes and schools of the NIHR (2006-2013)

From: Mapping public health research across the National Institute for Health Research 2006–2013

  No. of public health projects Total No. of research projects % of public health projects
Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) 2 43 5
Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) 186 305 61
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) 159 520 31
Health Technology Devices (HTD) 1 26 4
Invention for Innovation (i4i) 1 113 1
New and Emerging Applications of Technology (NEAT) 3 72 4
Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) 80 132 61
Programme Development Grant (PDG) 20 29 69
Public Health Research (PHR) 45 45 100
Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) 164 457 36
Research for Innovation Speculation and Creativity (RISC) 2 17 12
School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) 44 89 49
School for Public Health Research (SPHR) 12 12 100
School for Social Care Research (SSCR) 41 54 76
Systematic Reviews (SR) Programme 17 67 25
Trainees’ Coordinating Centre (TCC) 176 1106 16
Total 953 3087 31