Research is usually a collaborative activity, the groups below offer dietitians interested in research an opportunity to link with other dietitians and health professionals with similar interests.

BDA Dietetic Research Network Linked In Group

A group for dietitians interested in research. Join this Linked In group for information on funding, meetings and other research related activities.

Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network (CHAIN)

An online mutual support network for people working in health and social care. It gives people a simple and informal way of contacting each other to exchange ideas and share knowledge. It is possible to join different groups depending on specific interests.

Council for Allied Health Professional Research (CAHPR)

The CAHPR is a is a UK wide organisation that encompasses a professoriate, strategy committee and network of regional hubs. The overall vision of the CAHPR is to ensure that “all AHP practice will be knowledge and evidence-based within a respected culture of high quality research”

CAHPR produces "top ten tips" guides to support AHP's with research including:

  • Getting Your Paper Published
  • Running a Journal Club
  • Preparing a Scientific Poster
  • Capturing Research Impact
  • Becoming a Peer Reviewer
  • Engaging with your local academic health science network (AHSN)

To find your regional CAHPR hub click here