Primary Functions of the CRC

1. Strategic leadership: to lead and facilitate chiropractic research development in the UK, including developing a comprehensive and cohesive research strategy providing both direction and coordination of chiropractic research.

2. Advocacy: representing the profession on matters relating to the chiropractic evidence base and research development. Acting on behalf of the profession, in a research context, to the media, the public and patients, policy-makers, the inter-professional research community, other health professions and healthcare regulators.

3. Research education: to provide a forum for the chiropractic educational institutions through which to forge consistent standards in research governance, to share expertise, achieve economies of scale, and foster undergraduate and postgraduate research collaboration. To promote research capacity and scholarship.

4. Information resource: to provide chiropractors, the public and patients, healthcare professionals, and the research and academic community with a recognised, high quality and accessible resource of research-related information concerning the distinctive body of knowledge within chiropractic practice.

5. Liaison and promotion: to improve awareness of chiropractic research development amongst chiropractors and the wider community. To establish links and build networks within the research fraternity, nationally and internationally, with a view to development through collaboration. To formulate and foster strategies for attracting funding for chiropractic research development.

6. Research Governance: to provide systems relevant for grants governance and research governance for the benefit of all stakeholders.

7. Knowledge Transfer: to foster and disseminate outputs from chiropractic audit, evaluation, and research activities via, for example, an annual research conference.

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    Improving Research Capacity

    Published in the British Chiropractic Association’s ‘Contact’ magazine, Winter 2017, Vol. 31, No. 3: Improving Research Capacity It’s always a privilege to attend a chiropractic graduation ceremony and see the next generation of chiropractors embark on what is a fantastic
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  • Jun
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    Senior Research Fellow appointed at leading UK university!

    The Chiropractic Research Council (CRC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Dave Newell to the position of Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences (PCPS), Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. This unique
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    The CRC is delighted to be presenting at the Researchers’ Forum at the DC2017, the WFC/ACA Convention held in Washington DC, March 15-18 2017. We’ll be sharing ideas with other international research organisations and discussing ways that we can help
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