About us

Cardiff JRO – a joint venture between Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Cardiff University, and other partners – provides services for health and social care related research projects. If the answer is ‘yes’ to any of the following example questions, then your research requires the involvement of one or more of the JRO’s services.

Are either CU or CVUHB required to accept the role of Sponsor?

Does the project involve staff from MEDIC, HCARE or DENTL?

Is the project hosted by CVUHB, for example if it involves CVUHB patients, tissues, data, staff, facilities or resources?

Is contracts support required for tissue bank activity?

Does the project involve NHS resources, staff or facilities?

Is the project a CTIMP?

Is the project a Clinical investigation or other study of a medical device?