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Acknowledging the NIHR Newcastle BRC

It is a contractual requirement that any communication arising from NIHR-funded research that enters the public domain, including publications, press releases, websites, presentations, posters and participant materials, must do the following:

  • Use the new NIHR identity
  • Correctly acknowledge the NIHR

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Why do I need to acknowledge the NIHR Newcastle BRC?

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) not only expects but requires NIHR Newcastle BRC support or funding to be acknowledged in all research output.

When do I need to acknowledge the NIHR Newcastle BRC?

The NIHR Newcastle BRC not only directly funds projects and staff. We also support essential clinical research infrastructure at Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle University.

Publishing research that has been funded or supported by the NIHR Newcastle BRC

If you are publishing research findings as a paper, article or report for publication, you must include a relationship statement, funding acknowledgement and disclaimer - find out more.

Other research outputs that must acknowledge our funding and support

From press releases to events, and from project websites to presentations - if you are referring to NIHR Newcastle BRC-funded or supported research, you need to acknowledge this.

Using the NIHR brand - guidance and templates for your use

In 2019 the NIHR introduced a new visual identity, including new logos, colours, typefaces and templates. It is important to use these elements of the brand appropriately.