This jargon buster or glossary of words contains the definitions of some of the terms commonly used in public involvement in research. It is not a complete list of all the words you might come across. The original definitions were developed for INVOLVE by TwoCan Associates working in consultation with a panel of researchers and a panel of people who use services, and we add to them continually.
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A complete NIHR research application that has been received by the NHS provider following its submission via IRAS that enables regulatory reviews by other agencies (including but not limited to Research Ethics Committee and MHRA approval) to be conducted in parallel with the work on NHS permission by the contractor.
NIHR Guidance on the definition of VRA