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AMRC Standing Orders
15 December 2014
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Association of Medical Research Charities standing orders adopted by Executive Council on 23 September 2008 and revised on 11 December 2014
Joint submission to the Smith Commission
12 December 2014
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We jointly responded to the Smith Commission with the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Society of Biology and Universities Scotland.
AMRC's challenge for government in 2015
12 December 2014
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We call on politicians and the government to support medical research in the UK in 2015
An Essential Partnership: A guide for charities working with industry
8 December 2014
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This document provides in-depth advice and guidance for AMRC members wishing to collaborate with the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other healthcare industries. These principles and guidelines are not intended to be prescriptive; rather, we hope that they may serve as a road-map to guide both medical research charities and the healthcare industries toward forming open and productive partnerships, to benefit patients and the wider UK public.
Sector response to the HEFCE draft business plan 2015-20
4 December 2014
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We respond on behalf of the medical research charity sector to the HEFCE draft business plan 2015-20.
Charities at the heart of UK life sciences: AMRC annual review 2013-14
27 November 2014
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Our activities and impact in 2014, celebrates the major role our members play in the medical research community, putting the patient voice at the heart of the life sciences. This booklet contains sector data for charity-funded research and case studies from member charities.
Considering the 3Rs: advice for research managers and peer reviewers
26 November 2014
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This handbook is to help your scientific advisory committee, external peer reviewers and research managers consider the replacement, refinement and reduction of animals in research (the 3Rs) in a grant application.
Joint response to consultation on WHO statement on public disclosure of clinical trial results
17 November 2014
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This is a joint response from the Association of Medical Research Charities, Cancer Research UK, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust. We welcome WHO’s commitment to ensuring trials are made available to the public. It will be important to consider how these requirements could be appropriately enforced and compliance monitored, without creating additional barriers to research.
APPG on Medical Research Terms of Reference
14 November 2014
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This document sets out the purpose of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research and how the group is governed
Commissioning research
3 November 2014
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This briefing summarises best practice in commissioning, focusing on how peer review should be incorporated into the processes to ensure research is funded according to the AMRC principles of peer review.

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